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Scott Mansfield IM231 Interface Design

Quarter Schedule

Lecture Topics

Unit 1

Assignment

Syllabus, class policies. reading assignment schedule, schedule. Set up a blog.

Interface Design intro. UX,UI, IA. Cultural assumptions.

Blog Post Assignment

Points

Set up a Blog on Blogger for this class. Leave comment on Blogroll page with URL

In Class, begin research of existing websites for inspiration, gathering elements for mood board

Sketching. Mood boards Photoshop Basics: Layers, Document Setup Concept statement Homework: Finish Mood board

Post to Blog

Homework: Thumbnail Sketches

Post to Blog

Homework: Reading Assignment

Reading Response Blog Post

1 pt 1 pt 2 pts .

Homework: Concept statement for week 3 Unit 2

Mood board, posted sketch review. Wire framing lecture. Grids. Why 960?. 960 System, other Grid Systems. Setting up project Document in Illustrator, Photoshop. Homework: Reading Assignment

Homework: finish Concept statement for inclusion in pdf for preliminary critique

Reading Response Blog Post

2 pts .


Scott Mansfield IM231 Interface Design

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Lecture Topics Unit 3

Unit 4

Unit 5

Assignment

Blog Post Assignment Portfolio Preliminary pdf in Issuu embed on blog, ready to review.

Preliminary Critique of Portfolio Site Design Project. Discussion of critique: “nice” versus “kind”. Gestalt Intro, Hierarchy on webpage. Discussion of Ecommerce Project Lab Time Review of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign basics. Pdf assembly. Layer Comps in Photoshop Homework: Reading Assignment

4A folder: Portfolio Site Design Progress Check, Submitted to Faculty Boxes

Final Critique of Portfolio Site Design Project. Lecture: Web Interface Products Survey

P1 Folder submitted containing Portfolio Site Design Project to project Specs

Ecommerce Interface Redesign Project Specifications. Establishing teams and clients

Determine team and client by end of class. Team establishes method of online sharing: Dropbox or google document Communicate client with instructor.

Points 2 pts

1 pt. Reading Response Blog Post

2 pts .

10 pt.

Homework: Post Project Statement to Blog

Post Project Statement to Blog (all team members)

Homework: Reading Assignment

Reading Response Blog Post

1 pt. 2 pt.

Review Moodboards. Lecture: Gestalt Lecture. Introduction and Similarity. Ecommerce project specifications Ecommerce Interface Redesign Project Graphic Design Portfolio requirements Upload Project 1 pdf to issuu, embed in blog 6A Ecommerce Project Progress Check, Submitted to Faculty Boxes Homework: Reading Assignment

Reading Response Blog Post

Team posts moodboard, thumbnails and wireframe to blogs

Team posts moodboard, thumbnails and wireframes to blog

1 pt 1 pt. 2 pt. 1 pt.


Scott Mansfield IM231 Interface Design

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Lecture Topics

Unit 6

Ecommerce Interface Redesign Project spec review. Review team project statements, thumbnails Web Design Portfolio Requirements

Assignment

Blog Post Assignment

Team Project pdf file submitted to faculty inbox

Points

2 pts .

Lab time for Ecommerce Project

Team submits 6A folder

Homework: Reading Assignment

Reading Response Blog Post

Homework: Prepare a pdf of ecommerce case study for the preliminary critique week 7

Post your Portfolio Site Design Project pdf to Issuu.

1 pt 2 pt. 1 pt

Smartphone App introduction. Homework: bring in three app ideas for team Unit 7

Ecommerce Interface Redesign Project Preliminary Critique. Pdf due at beginning of class only for credit

Ecommerce Project Critique In Class Submitted according to specs to Faculty Boxes

Lab time for smartphone App Project Determine teams, explore the nature of project. Introduction to Application Definition Statement Homework

2 pts

Reading Response Blog Post

2 pt.

Smartphone Application research. Team members share 3 possible ideas for their smartphone applications with each other, decide for next week Unit 8

Ecommerce Interface Redesign Project Final Critique

Ecommerce Project Critique In Class Submitted according to specs to Faculty Boxes

10 pt

Progress Check due, end of class, 8A folder, native files. Submitted according to specs to Faculty Boxes

1 pt.

Break Phone app parameters, image resources. Prototyping Lab time for Smartphone Application Interface Project . Write team application definition statement, begin thumbnail sketches, wireframe Homework

Reading Response Blog Post

2 pt.


Scott Mansfield IM231 Interface Design

Quarter Schedule

Lecture Topics

Assignment

Blog Post Assignment Post Application Definition Statement application icon, low fidelity prototype to Blog, all team members

Unit 9

Review of Specs, individual meeting with teams. Mini Lecture: Personas

Progress Check due, end of class, 9A folder, native files. Submitted according to specs to Faculty Boxes

Lab time for Smartphone Application Interface Project Post e Commerce Project PDF to Issuu, embed in blog Unit 10

Lab time for Smartphone Application Interface Project break Preliminary Crit of Smartphone Application

Unit 11

Smartphone Application Interface Project Critique

Points 1 pt. 1 pt.

Post Personas to Blog Post e Commerce Project PDF to Issuu, embed in blog

1 pt. 1 pt. 2 pt.

Smartphone Project Critique In Class Submitted according to specs to Faculty Boxes

10 pts .


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