Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates

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Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates. / Larsen-Ledet, Ida; Bressa, Nathalie Alexandra; Vermeulen, Jo.

2019. Paper presented at The 2019 EduCHI Symposium on HCI Teaching and Learning, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Larsen-Ledet I, Bressa NA, Vermeulen J. 2019. Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates. Paper presented at The 2019 EduCHI Symposium on HCI Teaching and Learning, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Larsen-Ledet, Ida, Nathalie Alexandra Bressa and Jo Vermeulen Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates. The 2019 EduCHI Symposium on HCI Teaching and Learning, 04 May 2019, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Paper, 2019. 8 p.

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Larsen-Ledet I, Bressa NA, Vermeulen J. Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates. 2019. Paper presented at The 2019 EduCHI Symposium on HCI Teaching and Learning, Glasgow, United Kingdom.

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Larsen-Ledet, Ida ; Bressa, Nathalie Alexandra ; Vermeulen, Jo. / Reflections on Teaching a Mandatory HCI Course to Computer Science Undergraduates. Paper presented at The 2019 EduCHI Symposium on HCI Teaching and Learning, Glasgow, United Kingdom.8 p.

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