Course Outline and Assignments for Interactive Communication: Usability & Prototyping

IMPORTANT NOTE: Assignments not completed in class will be assigned as homework. This schedule may change based on class experience and instructor’s discretion.

Week Class Date Topic Assignments Deadline
Blog  In Class Dropbox Date Soft Hard
1 04-09-15 Introduction: Project Requirements Project Proposal 04-16-15 start of class midnight
Project Plan
2 04-16-15 Week 2 Progress Report Week 2
3 04-23-15 Week 3 Progress Report Week 3 04-23-15 start of class midnight
4 04-30-15 Week 4 Progress Report Week 4 04-30-15 start of class midnight
5 05-07-15 Midterm Critique Midterm Critique 05-07-15 start of class midnight
MIDTERM zipped files
Progress Report Week 5
6 05-14-15 Week 6 Progress Report Week 6 05-14-15 start of class midnight
7 05-21-15 Week 7 Progress Report Week 7 05-21-15 start of class midnight
8 05-28-15 Week 8 Progress Report Week 8 05-28-15 start of class midnight
9 06-04-15 Week 9 Progress Report Week 9 06-04-15 start of class midnight
10 06-11-15 Week 10 Progress Report Week 10 06-11-15 start of class midnight
11 06-18-15 Final Critique and Lab Final Critique 06-18-15 start of class end of class
Challenge/Solution Statement
FINAL zipped files

Most assignments will have a soft deadline of the beginning of the next class session. This is so that we can have a discussion/critique during class, and you can get valuable feedback on your work prior to the hard deadline indicated in the far right column.