Week Assignments Monday Wednesday Studio
Jan 11–15 A1 Needfinding (group)
due next studio (Jan 21-22)

Studio preferences & team signups
Signups due Wednesday Jan 13
Introduction (PPT) Design Discovery (PPT)
Tom Kelley, The Perfect Brainstorm, Excerpt from The Art of Innovation
Holtzblatt & Beyer, Contextual Design (Ch 3)
Optional: Holtzblatt & Beyer, Contextual Design. In: The Encyclopedia of Human-Computer Interaction, 2nd Ed.
Design Project 0
Jan 18–22 A2 POV, HMW, Experience Prototypes (group)
due next studio (Jan 28-29)
MLK, Jr. Holiday (No Class) Define (PPT)
The Discipline of Teams, by Katzenbach and Smith, Harvard Business Review
Listen: Invisible Women, 99% Invisible, Episode 363 (31 minutes)
A1 Presentation

POV Development
Jan 25–29 A3 Website (group)
due Wednesday Mar 10

Web Workshop
Learn how to create your websites

A4 Concept Video (group)
due next studio (Feb 4-5)
Ideate (PPT)
Early Customer Research by Tom Eisenmann
Watch: Working in Teams (0:56), Tina Seelig, Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Watch: Team Composition (2:33), Kathleen M. Eisenhardt, Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Concept Videos (PPT)
Watch: Ways to Create Ecosystems (5:43), Sharon Vosmek, Astia
Watch: Ways of Working (5:50), Sue Siegel, GE
A2 Presentation

Task Definition
Feb 1–5 A5 Low-fi Prototype and Test (group)
due next studio (Feb 11-12)
Exploration (PPT) Early Stage Prototyping (PPT)
"Involving Customers with Iterative Design" (Ch 4) from The Design of Sites by van Duyne, Landay, and Hong
"Making a Paper Prototype" (Ch 4) from Paper Prototyping by Carolyn Snyder
Watch: The danger of a single story, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, TEDGlobal 2009
Watch & Critique Concept Videos

Sketching & Storyboarding
Feb 8–12 A6 Medium-fi Prototype (group)
due Monday Feb 22
CS147 Film Festival (PPT) Visual Information Design (PPT)
Watch Scott Klemmer’s HCIOnline lectures:
A5 Presentation

Sketching Activity
Feb 15–19 Presidents' Day (No Class) Designing the Future: Early and Future Visions of HCI (PPT)
As We May Think by Vannevar Bush
Tools For Thought (Ch 9), Engelbart Demo
Listen and Read: Of Mice and Men, 99% Invisible, Episode 149 (21 minutes)
Visual Design Exercise
Feb 22–26 A7 Heuristic Evaluation (individual)
due next studio (Feb 25-26)

A8 Hi-fi Prototype (group)
Midway due by studio (March 11-12)
Prototype due by studio (March 18-19)
Writeup due Saturday Mar 20
Heuristic Evaluation (with in-class exercise) (PPT) Human Abilities (PPT)
"Cognitive Aspects in Interaction Design", pages 66-99 from Interaction Design, 3rd Edition by Rogers, Sharp, & Preece
Listen: Wait Wait... Tell Me!, 99% Invisible, Episode 369 (36 minutes)
A9 Heuristic Evaluation
Mar 1–5 Conceptual Models and Interface Metaphors (PPT)
"The Psychology of Everyday Things" (Ch 1) from The Design of Everyday Things by Donald Norman
1) Usability Testing (PPT)
2) Midterm Review (PPT)
Midterm Review

Project Group Work
Mar 8–12 A10 Poster and Pitch Slide (group)
Draft due Monday Mar 15
Final due Wednesday Mar 17
Midterm (take-home) Work on Project in Class
Guest Lecture: Prof. Jeff Bigham, CMU HCII, "A Short Introductiion to Accessibility" (KEY)
A8 Presentation

Project Group Work
Mar 15–19 Design Patterns (PPT)
The Design of Sites by van Duyne, Hong, & Landay:
Smart Interfaces for Human-Centered AI (PPT) 30-Second Pitch and Demo Practice

Project Expo (PPT) from 6:30-9:30PM PST
Final Due Items
Students are required to attend the project expo on Friday Mar 19 at 6:00-9:30 PST online. Final writeups are due Mar 20