Schedule

 wk

Mondays

Wednesdays

 1 8/21/2015

Intro to course (presentation)

Look at Class Site, Syllabus.
Register for Class site.

assign: Research Teams list, pick top 2

assign: Reading Response 1

8/23/2015

Mike Baker from UWGC

Go over WordPress CMS

assign: Research Teams
assign: Secondary Research
(3 sources per person)

assign: Self-Observation (step 1) & Information Design (step 2)

Studio: Teams work on Secondary Research

 2 8/28/2015

due: reading response/discussion

presentation: doing Primary Research

Studio: Teams work on Secondary

assign: Primary Research 1: Agenda

8/30/2015

due: Secondary Research presentations

studio: Primary Research 1: Agenda
assign: Primary Research 2: Tools
assign: Primary Research 3: Do the Research

 3 9/04/2015

NO CLASS: Labor Day

9/06/2015

CRIT: Information Design (step 1 & 2)
Assign: Expression (step 3)

Studio: Research Tools / Interviews

 4 9/11/2015

in-class: Primary Research

9/13/2015

VISIT People’s Liberty: 1805 Elm St.

 5 9/18/2015

Studio: Primary Research

9/20/2015

CRIT: revised Information Design (step 2)
+ Expression (step 3)

Studio: Primary Research

 6 9/25/2015

due: Primary Research Insights (present as a team)

assignment: Exhibition Proposals

 

9/27/2015

FINAL CRIT: Information Design (step 2)
+ Expression (step 3)

work on Exhibition Proposals

assign Reading 2: Can Jokes Bring Down Governments?, Ch. Jokes & Design

 

 7 10/02/2015

Studio: work on Exhibition Proposals

10/04/2015

Reading 2 Discussion: Can Jokes Bring Down Governments?

Studio: work on Exhibition Proposals

 

 8 10/09/2015

NO CLASS: Reading Days

10/11/2015

due: Exhibition proposals

UWGC? PL? Other Guests?

 9 10/16/2015

Assign Project Teams.
Studio: Project Teams

 

10/18/2015

Studio: Project Teams

 10 10/23/2015

CRIT: team presentations

10/25/2015

Mechanics of Text Workshop?
Studio: Project Teams

 11 10/30/2015

CRIT: team presentations

11/01/2015

IASDR: Class?
Mechanics of Text Workshop?

 12 11/06/2015

CRIT: team presentations

11/08/2015

Studio: Project Teams

 13 11/13/2015

CRIT: team presentations

11/15/2015

Studio: Project Teams

 14 11/20/2015

CRIT: team presentations
Production / Prototyping

11/22/2015

FINAL PRESENTATION: Information Design (step 2) + Abstraction (step 3)

 15 11/27/2015

Course Evaluations

Work on Prototyping / Presentations

11/29/2015

Final Presentations

 16 12/04/2015

End of Semester Show
Tues Dec 5th: 5–7p
Room 6450C

Final Files due by 6pm on Thurs Dec 7:
Submit Individual Info Mapping project as a single PDF with both compositions. Tag “Info Mapping Project” and tag your name in the post.

Submit Exhibition Proposal as a single PDF. Tag “Final Exhibition Proposal” and all team member names in the post.

12/06/2015

Happy Holidays!