TR 2-3:15 pm
Siebel Center, Room 1103
Office Hours: W 4-5, Siebel Center 3110
completion of this course, students will have an up-to-date
understanding of the design of social media interfaces with incentive structures form social signaling theory.
are no required texts for this course. Recommended reading is listed below for additional information.
1. Animal Signals by John Maynard Smith and David Harper
2. The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life by Erving Goffman
3. On Individuality and Social Forms by Georg Simmel
4. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information by Edward R. Tufte
20% class participation (missed classes should be cleared with instructor, 2 missed classes result in a lower letter grade, i.e. A to A-)
20% class assignments
20% design projects
40% final project/paper
For more information, please review the University Student Conduct Code for Academic Integrity.