Week 1

Introductions: What is UX? Human centered design?

For Wednesday 1/9/19

  • Buley, Ch. 1 and 4 (PDF)

  • Visit writing center website

  • Lauer and Brumberger, “Technical Communication as User Experience…” (PDF)


Week 2

Client brief

For Wednesday 1/16/19

Read and annotate/post on Slack #reading by 1:00pm day of class

Post in slack #reading: Using Buley Ch. 2, identify aspects of the UX toolkit that appeal to you, are there any components that you have already mastered? begun to master? Any that you are interested in developing? Maybe some that you believe should be listed, but aren’t?

Post in Slack #personalportfolio : Using Buley Ch 5, pick a few methods and practice them for your personal website.


Week 3

Strategic planning

For Wednesday 1/23/19

Read and annotate/post on Slack #reading by 1:00pm day of class

Submit a draft of your client project brief to Slack #clientproject


For Wednesday 1/30/19

Read and annotate/post on Slack #reading by 1:00pm day of class

Read Buley Ch 6

the UX Research Cheat Sheet

  1. Finalize your a trello board for your portfolio project using lean/agile/emergent and scrum/kaban and post link to Slack #personal portfolio

  2. Conduct a landscape analysis for your personal portfolio and post example portfolio sites that are relevant to your profession to Slack #personalportfolio.

Week 4

UX Methodologies/methods


Week 5

Designing for human experiences

For Wednesday 2/6/19

Read and annotate/post on Slack #reading by 1:00pm day of class

  • Buley Ch 7 (PDF)

  • Norman Ch 1 (PDF)

Create design comps (design brief, sketches, and wireframes) for your personal website. Post them in Slack #personalportfolio


Week 6

Praxis and iteration

 For Wednesday 2/13/19

Sprint: client project workshop


Week 7

Orienting for use, interpretation, effects

For Wednesday 2/20/19

Read and annotate/post on Slack #reading by 1:00pm day of class

Read Buley Ch 8

Usability Evaluation Basics

Accessibility Basics

Accessibility


Week 8

Praxis and iteration

For Wednesday 2/27/19

Sprint: client project workshop


Week 9

Praxis and iteration

For Wednesday 3/6/19

Prep for presentation to client


Week 10

For Wednesday 3/13/19

No class meeting

For Final Exam 3/18/19 6:30pm-9:30PM

Present to client

Submit completed portfolio and case study