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Course Calendar and Due Dates

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Week 0

Friday – Sep 27

Week 1 – Introduction

Monday – Sep 30

Wednesday – Oct 2

Friday – Oct 4

  • come to the Lecture room: CENTR 109
  • in-class team formation, Figma team folder setup, and brainstorming project ideas by looking at design prompts

Week 2 – User Research

Monday – Oct 7

Wednesday – Oct 9

  • DUE in class to be graded: Assignment 1's chosen prompt, chosen mobile app, draft of research methods (submit in-class using Google Forms)
  • in-class activity: your TA will go over your research methods draft in-person and approve/adjust it

Friday – Oct 11

  • come to the Lecture room: CENTR 109
  • in-class user research on classmates
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Week 3 – User Research

Monday – Oct 14

Wednesday – Oct 16

  • DUE in class to be graded: Assignment 1's Problem Statement (submit in-class using Google Forms)
  • show how to turn in Assignment 1 on Figma
  • in-class activity: TA feedback on problem statement, user research on classmates

Thursday – Oct 17 - Assignment 1 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Oct 18

  • first TA-led studio: we will hold it in the lecture room (CENTR 109) this week

Week 4 – Formulating Possible Solutions

Monday – Oct 21

Wednesday – Oct 23

  • Lecture: try Figma lab 2 by yourself first (recreate Apple Music UI), TAs give in-person feedback on A1

Thursday – Oct 24 - Assignment 2 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Oct 25

Week 5 – Low-Fidelity Prototyping

Monday – Oct 28

Wednesday – Oct 30

  • Lecture: in-class user testing of paper prototypes for Assignment 3 + TAs give in-person feedback on A2

Thursday – Oct 31 - Assignment 3 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Nov 1

Week 6 – High-Fidelity Prototyping

Monday – Nov 4

Wednesday – Nov 6

  • Lecture: Figma show-and-tell with classmates, TAs give in-person feedback on A3

Thursday – Nov 7 - Assignment 4 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Nov 8

  • Studio: user testing of Figma prototypes submitted in Assignment 4, which is a critical part of Assignment 5

Week 7 – High-Fidelity Prototyping

Monday – Nov 11 – Veterans Day Holiday, no class

Wednesday – Nov 13

  • Lecture: cloud data backup PSA and in-class activity, TAs give in-person feedback on A4
  • Lecture video

Thursday – Nov 14 - Assignment 5 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Nov 15

Week 8 – Individual Case Study

Monday – Nov 18

Wednesday – Nov 20

  • Lecture: go over mid-quarter survey results, create single-slide summary of project
  • TAs give in-person feedback on A5

Thursday – Nov 21 - individual case study write-up part 1 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Nov 22

  • TAs give early feedback on individual case study write-up part 1

Week 9 – Individual Case Study

Monday – Nov 25

Wednesday – Nov 27 – day before Thanksgiving, no class

Friday – Nov 29 – Thanksgiving, no class

Week 10 – Individual Case Study

Monday – Dec 2

  • Lecture: in-class team activity: create a single-slide summary of project; TA feedback on case study part 1
  • please fill out CAPEs

Wednesday – Dec 4

Thursday – Dec 5 - individual case study write-up part 2 DUE at 11:59pm

Friday – Dec 6 - one-slide show-and-tell of every team's project


[NO FINAL EXAM. You're done after Week 10!]