GD 155

Designing for Interactions

Spring 2019

Week One: 1/14-1/18

Monday


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Wednesday


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Week Two: 1/21-1/25

Monday


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Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: - Intro Syllabus
  • Join google classroom
  • Take entry quiz
  • Set up project showcase using google sites
  • Activity: Crazy 8s

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  1. Read: ux trends for 2019
  2. Read: Beyond the interface Take one page of sketch notes for Monday

Week Three: 1/28-2/1

Monday


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  1. Read: Motion creates emotion/
  2. Read: Honeycomb Specs: analyze ux

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: UX Design
  • Activity: Crazy 8's Icons for Audio App
  • Work Time: Start P1 steps 1-3 continue working on P1 for next time.
  • __a. Pick your site or app
  • __b. List the Honeycomb Specs
  • __c. Set up report document
  • __d. Continue analyzing

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  1. Review: When to Use Which User-Experience Research Methods and Crash Course in UX design research
  2. Watch: UX Foundations: Usibility Testing 1h 29m before Monday
  3. Could start on steps 4-5
  4. Come to the Luba Lukova exhibition tommorow! Lecture at 3:30.

Week Four: 2/4-2/8

Monday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: UX Research
  • Crazy 8s – banking app
  • Small group check in in P1
  • Work Time - Project 1
  • Create your task list and test your design
  • Desk Critique
  • Reminder to attend GD Interviews Lectures
    • - Thursday, Feb. 7th at 2:30-3:20 in PB 192 (withMaria del Mar Navarro)
    • Friday, Feb 8th at 1:30-2:30 ED 140 (with Yasmin Rodriguez)
    • Monday, Feb. 11th at 3:30-4:20 ED 140 (with Johnathon Strube)

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  1. Read: The purpose of analysis (Start on P.111) Donna Spencer. A Practical Guide to Information Architecture, Second Edition
  2. Review: Creating an experience map
  3. Resource: P.O.P.https://marvelapp.com/pop/

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Work Time: attendance optional
  • Lab will be open from 3-6 and Dr. Laura avalible for questions in CA225
  • May want to use class time to finish user testing

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  1. Extra Credit for attending Lectures of GD Interviews Thursday, Friday, Monday.
    • - Thursday, Feb. 7th at 2:30-3:20 in PB 192 (withMaria del Mar Navarro)
    • Friday, Feb 8th at 1:30-2:30 ED 140 (with Yasmin Rodriguez)
    • Monday, Feb. 11th at 3:30-4:20 ED 140 (with Johnathon Strube)
  2. Project One Due turn in on google classroom by Monday at 3 pm
  3. Watch: Learn UX Design Techniques playlist on Lynda (2h 35m)
  4. Read: Usability 101: Introduction to Usability and take sketch notes

Week Five: 2/11-2/15

Monday


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Wednesday


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  1. Read: UI Sounds: From Zero To Hero
  2. Read: Creating a user interface with sound design
  3. Research the Technology you plan to use
  4. Start your project proposal
  5. Start visual research, Mind Map and Sketch

Week Six: 2/18-2/22

Monday

  • No Class
  • PRESIDENTS’ DAY – Campus Closed
  • Activity:

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  1. Have your initial research ready to share

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: Prototyping
  • Have your initial research ready to share
  • Crazy 8's
  • Activity: Work Time P2

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  1. Finalize your project proposal (Add proposal doc to P2 google classroom but don't hit submit.)

Week Seven: 2/25-3/1

Monday

  • In Class
  • Crazy 8s
  • Share your project proposals
  • Activity: Work Time P2
  • Desk Critiques

    For Next Class

  1. Read: An AR Installation Submerges the Whitney Museum in a Coral Reef of Plastic Debris
  2. Next Class is Remote (do not need to be in classroom)

Wednesday

  • Remote Class
  • Review Google Classroom
  • Keep Working on P2
  • Good day to conduct User Research (card sort, paper prototype, interviews...)
  • Activity:

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Week Eight: 3/4-3/8

Monday

  • In Class
  • Work time 3-3:40
  • Crazy 8s
  • Small group critiques on P2
  • Desk critiques on P2
  • Activity: Work on P2

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  1. Women Techmakers
  2. VOLUNTEER AWE

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: Final Critique P2
  • Activity: Work Time

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  1. Over the weekend finish your interface designs, User testing, and take your video footage.

Week Nine: 3/11-3/15

Monday

  • In Class
  • Finish P2
  • Should be done with your interface designs and testing. In class work on finalizing your video and process book.
  • Check out Project Ignite
  • Activity: Work time and desk critiques

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  1. Turn in P2
  2. Check out Project Ignite

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • P2 Due Watch everyones videos through showcase websites
  • Presentation: P3
  • GD club meeting today in Library 2138 from 4:30-5:30 pm. We will be going over the design requests from the Blended Arts Club, our March potluck with ASID tomorrow at 5 pm in CA 216. We will also discuss how to keep the club sustainable as we transition leadership. This is an important meeting and we highly encourage your attendance. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Activity: Work Time on P3

    For Next Class

  1. Check out Project Ignite

Week Ten: 3/18-3/22

Monday

  • Remote Class
  • Check Google Classroom
  • Watch an update video from the conference and leave a comment on google classroom
  • Finish up P3

  • Dr. Laura attending ACM IUI 2019

    ACM IUI is where the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community meets the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community. We are also very interested in contributions from related fields, such as psychology, behavioral science, cognitive science, computer graphics, design, the arts, etc.


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  1. Turn in P3 online

Wednesday

  • Remote Class
  • Check Google Classroom
  • Watch an update video from the conference and leave a comment on google classroom
  • Post a link to your P3 presentation by 3pm, Watch your classmates videos and leave a comment for each on google classroom

  • Dr. Laura attending ACM IUI 2019

    ACM IUI is where the Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) community meets the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community. We are also very interested in contributions from related fields, such as psychology, behavioral science, cognitive science, computer graphics, design, the arts, etc.


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Week Eleven: 3/25-3/29

Monday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: Intro to P4
  • Crazy 8s ifTTT edition
  • Activity: Work Time on P4

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  1. Have inital reserch compleated for P4

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation:Small groups Share Research
  • Watch Key note Innovating with AI
  • Activity: Work Time on Project proposal for P4

    For Next Class

  1. Rememebr to attend the opening of the BFA show! EC in google classroom
  2. webinar this Thursday, March 28th at 10 AM PST: Prototyping of apps to manage smart homes: new UXPin feature!
  3. Read: 4 ways AI is already making designers’ lives easier

Week Twelve: 4/1-4/5

Monday

  • No Class
  • CESAR CHAVEZ HOLIDAY - Campus Closed
  • Activity:

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Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: Intelligent User Interface Design
  • Crazy 8's
  • Share your Project Proposals
  • Activity: Work time on final Project

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  1. Read: Intelligent User Interfaces
  2. Really dig in on your designs and UX research
  3. Sign up for Project Ignight

Week Thirteen: 4/8-4/12

Monday


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  1. Continue to work on Final project

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Small group critiques (should have inital round of designs done and be ready for inital user testing)
  • Desk critique
  • Activity:Work time in class get started on user testing
  • BFA Road Map
  • Summer Intersession: Art 109T Intro to Game Design

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  1. Finish inital user testing and design/development interations
  2. Read: How AI will enable Predictive Design in creatives and Take Sketch Notes
  3. EC: DreamWorks Animation presentation, Alice Peters Auditorium PB191, Thursday, April 11 at 3pm

Week Fourteen: 4/15-4/19

Monday

  • No Class
  • Spring Break

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Wednesday

  • No Class
  • Spring Break

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Week Fifteen: 4/22-4/26

Monday


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  1. Start to compile Crazy 8s and sketchnotes into two PDFs

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation: UX design collaboration
  • Desk Critiques
  • Activity: work time

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  1. Finish up 99% for final critique

Week Sixteen: 4/29-5/3

Monday

  • In Class
  • Final Critique P4 Think about the overall concept, and then look at any individual Design elements
    • [ ] What is working well?
    • [ ] What could be improved?
    • [ ] What do you have questions on?
    • [ ] Suggestions for design summary video
  • Activity: Work Time

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  1. Read: The most important tech boom designers are ignoring Add to sketch notes

Wednesday

  • In Class
  • Presentation:
  • Activity:

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Week Seventeen: 5/6-5/10

Monday

  • In Class
  • P4 Presentations
  • Presentation: How to make a Reel to showcase your interaction work.
  • Activity:

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  1. Read: Creating Successful Demo Reels
  2. Create storyboards for Demo Reel

Wednesday


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  1. Show off your 30-60 sec reel showcasing your semester in GD155.
  2. Monday May 13 03:30P-05:30P

Finals Week: 5/13-5/16

Monday May 13

  • Final 03:30P-05:30P
  • Presentation: of GD 155 Reel
  • Activity:

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  1. Have a Great Summer!

Wednesday

  • NO Class
  • Have a great summer!
  • Activity: go outside

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