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709 Class Schedule

Pre-quarter assignment


Class 1: Mon, January 06, 2019

+ Introduction to the class.
+ Syllabus.

1) The UX Sketchbook, David Meyers (Ex Libris)
2) The Design of Everyday Things, Donald Norman, 2002 Basic Books, ISBN 0-465-06710-7.

+ Examples of previous quarters.
+ Project 01 Visual Interface. Introduce project and discuss. (Team of 3)
+ Project 02 User Experience Prototyping and UX Storytelling. Introduce project and discuss. (Team of 5)

Class 2: Wed, January 08, 2019

+ DUE: Project A. Checkpoint 1 (Meet w Prof)

We perceive what we expect.
+ Exercise: User Experience Design and Storytelling.

+ You will interview one of your classmates about a specific recent experience with a product or a service, Take notes and ask your interviewee to share with you Facebook photos from that particular experience and then debrief.

+ Initiation of first project, discussion and brainstorming.

Class 3: Mon, January 13, 2019

+ Presentation: We Perceive What We Expect.

+ Discussion in class: Readings Blackboard

Class 4: Wed, January 15, 2019

+ DUE: Project A. Checkpoint 2 (PPT Present to class)

Presentation: We seek and use visual structure.
Ideation Workshop, today we will be working with different types of creativity and ideation techniques. Discussion in class: Readings Blackboard

Class 5: Mon, January 20, 2019

MLK DAY (This class will meet on Friday JAN 24)
+ DUE: Project A. Checkpoint 3 (PPT Present to Prof)

Presentation: Our Vision is Optimized to See Structure, Lo-Fi: Prototype Discussion in class: Readings Blackboard
Lecture: Figma

Class 6: Wed, January 22, 2019

Presentation: Three Levels of Design: Visceral, Behavioral, and Reflective & Reading is Unnatural. T esting

Figma: Learnstorming Session Today.

Class 7: Mon, January 27, 2019

+ DUE: Project A. Checkpoint 4 (PPT Present to class)

Presentation: Our color vision is Limited & Our Peripheral Vision is Poor Figma Teachstorming Session Today

Sequential Storyboard: is a sequence of images, where each image shows a moment of time in our case an interface state in the visual story. Due Today

Class 8: Wed, January 29, 2019

Presentation: Recognition are Easy; Recall is Hard & Learning from Experience and Performing Learned Actions are Easy

Initial Concept presentation with scenarios
Hi-Fi Prototype
Branching Storyboard: is state transition diagram showing decision paths as transtitions. Due Today

Proj A: Final Presentation

Proj B:
+ Create teams
+ Skills review
+ Brainstorm initial ideas

Class 9: Mon, February 04, 2019

Proj B:
+ Start working on your Narrative Storyboard:a sequence of images to tell a more complete story about people’s interaction over time

Class 10: Wed, February 06, 2019

Midterm Quiz
Project 01 Due
Professor works with each team on Narrative Storyboard, correction and getting ready for shooting

Class 11: Mon, February 11, 2019

Presentation: Patterns for Touchscreens and Interactive Surfaces & Organizing information systems (depth vs. width), understanding screen space

Scouting for shooting locations

Class 12: Wed, February 13, 2019

Design Exploration presentation Critique Video Shooting on locations

Class 13: Mon, February 18, 2019

Video Shooting on locations

Class 14: Wed, February 20, 2019

After Effects Learnstorming Survey of prototyping tools

Class 15: Mon, February 25, 2019

Design refinement.
After Effects Learnstorming
Survey of prototyping tools continues

Class 16: Wed, February 27, 2019

Postproduction in class: Work in teams and with faculty

Class 17: Mon, March 04, 2019

+ First Video Proof Completed (Review w Prof)
+ Concept and prototype presentation Critique

Class 18: Wed, March 06, 2019

+ Postproduction Continues (Final Revisions)
+ Project 02: User Experience Prototyping Due

Class 19: Mon, March 11, 2019

+ Final Presentation (Set A)

Class 20: Wed, March 13, 2019

+ Final Quiz
+ Final Presentation (Set B)
+ Prep files for archiving