This seminar introduces students from diverse backgrounds to interaction design as a creative and a design practice. The course surveys application areas, supporting technologies and their impact on individual and group relationships. Group projects introduce the collaborative and interdisciplinary development process common in the professional technology and design. Students are expected to develop technology competencies, including software programming, configuration of hardware devices and the operation of standard digital-media hardware and software tools. Students are also expected to demonstrate interpretive positions regarding analysis of the impact of technology on individuals and social interactions.