UMBC Center for Information Security and Assurance


Electronic Commerce - IS 731

Course Description

This course analyzes the role of Web design in electronic commerce (e-commerce) from organizational and operational perspectives, and is focused on user-related (front-end) issues in e-commerce. One of the goals of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) is to solve real-world problems in design and use of technology in the e-commerce environment from the user's perspective. Tools and techniques for creating and improving e-commerce sites are emphasized, as well as developing guidelines, heuristics and testing methods. Structure, navigation and information sharing-related HCI issues are covered within the context of e-commerce.

Previous Offerings

  • Fall 2008 (Ozok)
  • Fall 2007 (Ozok)
  • Fall 2004 (Ozok)
  • Fall 2003 (Ozok)
  • Fall 2002 (Ozok)