||1Sep / 27Oct
||Introduction, brief on exploring environments around campus
||Upload picture and bio to course the blog
||A1. Visually Expressing Environments: Wireframes (UX flow) of research site (digital)
||3Sep / 29Oct
||Articulate materials that make up environments. Study Design Patterns
||Triggering events: Set up IFTTT account, connect course blog with twitter feed update. connect blog to the course blog/various apps
||A1. Visually Expressing Environments: Story-boarding
|| Class 3
||8Sep / 3Nov
||Design patterns & environments / documenting environments
||Photo documentation of environments – reference storyboards using photo + wires – Bill Moggridge, Designing Interactions p. 300
|| A1. Visually Expressing Environments: Capturing & expressing an environment
|| Class 4
||10Sep / 5Nov
||Sketching, Modeling and Prototyping
||Visualize 3D form using CAD software, Produce physical mock-up of space
|| A1. Visually Expressing Environments: 3d CAD intro
|| Class 5
||15Sep / 10Nov
||Study environments’ materials. Introduction to hybrid environments
|| Sketching interactions in studio space (IFTTT hacking: trigger at least 5 events of chain reaction)
||A2. Sketching Interactions in Environments: Create narratives using responsive environments
|| Class 6
||17Sep / 12Nov
||Present A2. mini-experiments. / Understanding the temporal dimensions in space
||Sketch scenarios for an asynchronous communication in space
||A2. Sketching Interactions in Environments: Create a prototype of async communication system in the environment
|| Class 7
||22Sep / 17Nov
||Report/discuss findings from the studio visits
||A2. Sketching Interactions in Environments: Prototype design useful interactions for studio space I.
||24Sep / 19Nov
||Design studio explorations
||Propose new design studio space
||A2. Sketching Interactions in Environments: Prototype design useful interactions for studio space II.
|| Class 9
||29Sep / 24Nov
||Prototype and Iterate I. What is a learning environment?
||Sketch an experience for learning environments of the future.
||A4. Prototyping Learning Environments: Storyboard, wires of the interactive experience in the future of learning environments
|| Class 10 / A3. Due Week
||1Oct / 26Nov Thanks Giving
||Present the design idea/ Prototype and Iterate II.
||Refine the experience design of learning environments of the future.
||A4. Prototyping Learning Environments: Prototype the experience in the future of learning environments
||Class 11/ A3. Due Final
||6Oct / 1Dec
||Design check point/ Test Refine, and Iterate I.
||Video sketch of E2E UX flow in the environment
||A4. Prototyping Learning Environments: Build proof of concept demo. Collect/generate design assets for video sketch
|| Class 13
||8Oct / 3Dec
||Design check point/ Test Refine, and Iterate II.
||Demo/video documentation of proof-of-concept demo
||A4. Prototyping Learning Environments: Finalize & document interactive demo. Showcase the full experience via video prototype/sketch
|| Class 13
||13Oct / 8Dec
||Design check point
||Prototype / movie check-in
||In-progress critique of A4 demo and movie
|| Class 14
||15Oct / 10Dec
||Design check point
||Refined online documentation of final projects
||In-progress critique of presentation for A4 and Demo.
||20Oct / 15Dec
||Final Stage: Presentations/ Design critic
||22Oct / 17Dec