Constantinos K. Coursaris

Constantinos K. Coursaris

Professor by Courtesy, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting
Associate Chairperson and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Media and Information
Associate Professor, Department of Media and Information; Department of Advertising and Public Relations

E-Mail: coursari@msu.edu

Department Web page: https://uarc.msu.edu

Dr. Constantinos K. Coursaris holds a dual appointment as Associate Chairperson and Director of Graduate Studies with the Department of Media and Information and Associate Professor in the Department of Advertising and Public Relations. He is also Professor by Courtesy in Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting. Constantinos studies user motivations, expectations, and experiences with new media and the consequent design implications with a focus on social systems. He supplements his research expertise with consulting on social media for governance and/or marketing, and has trained diverse organizations in North America, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). His formal training consists of a B.Eng. in Aerospace, an MBA in e-Business, and a Ph.D. in Information Systems with a concentration on electronic business (e-Business) and mobile commerce (m-Commerce).

View Vita


Recent Publications

Reeves, M. J., Fritz, M. C., Woodward, A. T., Hughes, A. K., Coursaris, C. K., Swierenga, S. J., Nasiri, M., & Freddolino, P. P. (2019). The Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial (MISTT): A clinical trial to improve stroke transitions. Journal of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, 12(7):e005493.  DOI: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005493 

Reeves, M. J., Hughes, A. K., Woodward, A. T., Freddolino, P. P., Coursaris, C. K., Swierenga, S. J., Lee, H. Schwamm, L. H., & Fritz, M. C. (2017). Improving transitions in acute stroke patients discharged to home: The Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial (MISTT) Protocol. BMC Neurology, 17:115. DOI: 10.1186/s12883-017-0895-1, http://rdcu.be/txwn

Coursaris, C. K., Swierenga, S. J., & Whitten, P. (2014). Usability and accessibility of E-health websites: Enabling nutrition and physical activity education for blind and low vision Internet users. In D. Yannacopoulos, P. Manolitzas, N. Matsatsinis, & E. Grigoroudi (Eds.), Evaluating web sites and web services: Interdisciplinary perspectives in user satisfaction (pp. 204-223). Hershey, PA: IGI Global. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-5129-6

Swierenga, S. J., Propst, D. B., Ismirle, J., Figlan, C., & Coursaris, C. K. (2014). Mobile design guidelines for outdoor recreation and tourism. In F. F.-H. Nah (Ed.), Human-computer interaction in business, HCII 2014, LNCS 8527 (pp. 371-378). Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Propst, D. B., Swierenga, S. J., Pierce, G. L., Jeong, E., & Coursaris, C. K. (2013). From the ground up: Role of usability and aesthetics evaluation in creating a knowledge-based website for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In A. Marcus (Ed.), Lecture notes in computer science: Vol. 8015. Design, user experience, and usability: Web, mobile, and product design (pp. 274–283). Berlin/Heidelberg, Germany: Springer-Verlag.

View More Publications


Recent Reports

Coursaris, C. K., Zantjer, R., & Swierenga, S. J. (2014, December 17). Jackson National Life user interface report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting.

Coursaris, C. K., Zantjer, R., & Swierenga, S. J. (2014, November 18). [Redacted] User interface report. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting.

Pierce, G. L., Swierenga, S. J., Propst, D. B., & Coursaris, C. K. (2013, January 24). Corps Lakes visitors mobile application/website: Mobile survey report, V1.1. [USDA/CSREES, Grant # 2012-39573-20165]. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting.

Swierenga, S. J., Propst, D. B., Ismirle, J., Rushlow, J., Figlan, C., & Coursaris, C. (2013, August 30). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Corps Lakes Gateway Mobile Prototype: Usability Evaluation Report. [USDA/CSREES, Grant # 2012-39573-20165]. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University, Usability/Accessibility Research and Consulting.


Recent Presentations

  • (November 2019)

    Patterns of unmet needs and strengths among stroke patients and their influence on outcomes

    Woodward, A. T., Hughes, A. K., Freddolino, P. P., Fritz, M. C., Coursaris, C.  K., Swierenga, S. J., & Reeves, M. J. (2019). Patterns of unmet needs and strengths among stroke patients and their influence on outcomes. Presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s 71st  Annual Scientific Meeting, November 13-17, Austin, TX.

     

  • (November 2019)

    Transitioning home after stroke: Improving physical health and patient activation

    Hughes, A. K., Woodward, A. T., Freddolino, P. P., Fritz, M. C., Coursaris, C.  K., Swierenga, S. J., & Reeves, M. J. (2019). Transitioning home after stroke: Improving physical health and patient activation. Presented at the Gerontological Society of  America’s 71st  Annual Scientific Meeting, November 13-17, Austin, TX.

  • (February 2019)

    Final patient-level results from the Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial (MISTT): A randomized clinical trial to improve stroke transitions

    Fritz, M. C., Woodward, A. T., Hughes, A. K., Coursaris, C. K., Swierenga, S. J., Mojdeh, M., & Freddilino, P. P. (2019, February 6). Final patient-level results from the Michigan Stroke Transitions Trial (MISTT): A randomized clinical trial to improve stroke transitions. Presented at the International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association, February 6-8, 2019, February 6-8, Honolulu, HI.

View More Presentations