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Design Cases | 24 November - TUESDAY
Boling, E. (2010). The Need for Design Cases: Disseminating Design Knowledge. International Journal of Designs for Learning, (1) 1. 1-8. Retrieved from http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/ijdl/index
Smith, K.M. (2010). Producing the Rigorous Design Case. International Journal of Designs for Learning, 1(1), 9-20. Retrieve from http://scholarworks.iu.edu/journals/index.php/ijdl/index.
1. Complete dynamic wireframe screens (version 1) and update your user testing protocol, start collecting screenshots of "look and feel" and UI treatments you'd like to share with your team to inform a style board.
2. Using these wireframes, each team member should run two (2) user study tests by 1 Dec, and bring a summary your findings and the design implications to class. When recruiting participants, the more like your target users, the better (NB:Teams will be given time in class on the 12/1 to discuss individual user study findings and build consensus around refinements for your next iteration).
Design Research Artifacts | 17 November - TUESDAY
James Pierce (2014) On the presentation and production of design research artifacts in HCI. In Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS '14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 735-744.
Paper Prototyping | 12 November - THURSDAY
Turn in Deliverable 1 Design Insights revision, and completed Deliverable 2 Concepts: Problem & Vision Statement, System Diagram, and Scenarios
// For class next Tuesday, each team to bring a paper prototype draft of your system for initial testing.
Reading Assignment (Optional):
Youn-Kyung Lim, Erik Stolterman, and Josh Tenenberg. 2008. The anatomy of prototypes: Prototypes as filters, prototypes as manifestations of design ideas. ACM Trans. Comput.-Hum. Interact. 15, 2, Article 7 (July 2008), 27 pages.
View Scott Klimmers Paper-prototyping and mockups online lecture.
Complete Scenarios & System Diagrams | 10 November - TUESDAY
Deliverable 1 Revisions, continue working on scenarios
Storyboards & Scenario 'Swimlane' Diagrams | 5 November - THURSDAY
Present Scenarios and supporting storyboards work-in-progress for class critique. Continue working on Scenario Swimlanes for next week.
Storyboards & Scenario 'Swimlane' Diagrams | 3 November - TUESDAY
1] Finish short storyboard books for your target persona across the phases of a portfolio process
2 ] Create a Scenario "Swimlane" Diagram . **See blog post for details.
Portfolio Process Flow Diagram & Heuristic Markup | 29 October - THURSDAY
1] Complete the Portfolio Process Flow Models started in class.
2] Do a portfolio process audit of Pathbrite (Team 2), and Build-in-Progress (Team 1) based on capture, management, reflection, composition, analysis categories.
3] Create Heuristic Markups using your diagrams as an analysis tools to identify 10 "good/bad" practices with explanatory comments. See blog post for details.
Process vs Processed Portfolios | 27 October - TUESDAY
Reading Assignment: Develop a concept map based on the reading
Cambridge, Darren (2010) "The Portfolio Process and the Processed Portfolio." Chap. 8 in E-Portfolios for Lifelong Learning and Assessment. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Modeling Personas | 13 October - TUESDAY
Present User Study 1 User Profile Insight Boards (CMU (6x), Assemble, AIU)
Status Reports on User Study 2 (Maker Faire), User Study 3.
Cooper, A., Reimann, R., & Cronin, D. (2014). About Face 4: The essentials of interaction design (Chap 3) Modeling Users: Personas & Goals. John Wiley & Sons.
USER RESEARCH Con't | 8 October - THURSDAY
Design Assignments Milestones:
User Study 2 - Maker Faire Guerrilla Research Protocol revisions, dry run
User Study 3 - Protocol uploaded for class review, recruitment, pilots
Reading Reflection Due:
Ian, Laren, Lucy
Luther, K., Tolentino, J. L., Wu, W., Pavel, A., Bailey, B. P., Agrawala, M.,& Dow, S. P. (2015, February). Structuring, Aggregating, and Evaluating Crowdsourced Design Critique. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (pp. 473-485). ACM.
Yiran, Rehan, Nouf >
Tinapple, D., Olson, L., & Sadauskas, J. (2013). CritViz: Web-based software supporting peer critique in large creative classrooms. Bulletin of the IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, 15(1), 29.
Patchan, M. M., & Schunn, C. D. Understanding the benefits of providing peer feedback: how students respond to peers’ texts of varying quality. Instructional Science, 1-24.
USER STUDY 3 Protocol | 6 October - TUESDAY
User Study 1 - Completed User Profile Insights Boards; Present, upload
User Study 2 - Maker Faire Guerilla Research Protocol draft
User Study 3 - Draft Protocol for class review, recruitment initiated
Reading Reflection Due: 10/6
TEAM 1 - Rehan, Lucy, Lauren
The Learning Practices of Making: An Evolving Framework for Design. (2014). White Paper by Lisa Brahms & Peter Wardrip Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
TEAM 2 - Miranda, Ian, Yiran, Nouf
Gutwill, J. P., Hido, N., & Sindorf, L. (2015). Research to Practice: Observing Learning in Tinkering Activities. Curator: The Museum Journal, 58(2), 151-168.
Protocol Template Link in Google Docs.
USER STUDY 1 FINDINGS | 1 October - THURSDAY
Design Research Due:
User Study 1 - 6 interview completed, analyzed, User Profile Insight Board (drafts)
User Study 2 - Maker Faire Guerilla Research Protocol Draft Due
User Study 3 - Research Objective and Participant Types decided
*Submit your protocols as a shared google doc with me for comments. Use this template for suggested protocol sections.
USER STUDY PROTOCOL & PILOTS | 29 September - TUESDAY
Team Roles and Responsibilities decided
User Study 1 Protocol, pilot/revisions + 3 Interviews Completed, Coding Status
Upload scans of your Research Planning Worksheet
*See Blog Post for User Study 1, 2, 3 Assignment Details
Hackos, J. T., & Redish, J. (1998). Conducting the Site Visit—Honing your Interview Skills. In User and task analysis for interface design. Wiley.
DESIGN RESEARCH PLANNING | 24 September - THURSDAY
Revise & Post Stakeholder Ecosystem Maps
Review Design Methods resources slide deck on site
Complete IDEO Research Planning Worksheet
*See Blog Post for details
(Re)DEFINING THE CHALLENGE | 22 September - TUESDAY
Reading Reflection Comment:
Cooper, A., Reimann, R., Cronin, D., Noessel, C. (2014). Understanding Users - Qualitative Research, Ch. 2. In About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design, 4th Edition. Wiley.
Digital Portfolio Ecosystem Map (complete in a digital form) with your group
Problem Hypothesis Statement v.1 - Blog post comment
*See Blog Post for details
PORTFOLIOS & LEARNING | 17 September - THURSDAY
Education Innovation Webinars:
Open Portfolio Project: Learning from Maker Portfolios (Part 1)
Open Portfolio Project: Documentation & Making (Part 2)
+ Maker Ed Open Portfolio Research Brief 8: Survey of Makerspaces, Part3
*See blog post for assignment details. Post insights, inferences to the shared Google Sheet Digital Portfolio Master List.
OPEN PORTFOLIOS VISION | 15 September - TUESDAY
Reading: MakerEd Open Portfolio Research Briefs (2015)
*Focused reading, data capture in lieu of reflections. See Blog post for assignment details. Post notes to the shared Google Sheet - Digital Portfolio Master List.
PORTFOLIOS FOR HIGHER ED | DUE: 10 September - THURSDAY
MakeSchools Higher Education Alliance STATE OF MAKING REPORT (June 2015)
Related Press Releases:
DESIGN AS A PROCESS | 8 September - TUESDAY
Elizabeth B. Sanders & Pieter Jan Stappers (2008) Co-creation and the new landscapes of design. CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts, 4:1.
IDEO Design Thinking for Educators Toolkit
DESIGN KNOWLEDGE | 1 September - THURSDAY
Hoadley, C., & Cox, C. D. (2009). What is design knowledge and how do we teach it?
In C. diGiano, S. Goldman & M. Chorost (Eds.), Educating Learning Technology Designers: Guiding and Inspiring Creators of Innovative Educational Tools (pp. 19-35). New York: Routledge.
Buchanan, R. (1992). Wicked problems in design thinking. Design Issues, 5-21.
Google Sheet Links