IDSE103 Studio: Foundation


About this course

This course teaches methods of creative problem solving, prototyping, and the underlying approaches of lateral thinking. Students will learn how to quickly generate ideas, evolve them iteratively, and communicate them effectively.

View class repository: github.com/AC4D/2018-IDSE103

Outcomes and competencies

The following outcome statements articulate the competencies, abilities, and skills a student will have as a result of completing this class. Students will...

  • Be able to quickly develop ideas in a variety of mediums and fidelity; including sketching, time-based narratives, physical models, code, and in-person presentations
  • Be able to prototype complicated products/systems/services, present them to a group, and facilitate discussion
  • Be able to design an experiment and gather feedback from real users

Schedule

1

9/2

9:00 – 9:45 Discussion: #1 Syllabus + Sketching and Low-Fidelity Prototyping

9:45 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Game: Chap facilitate

1:00 – 3:00 In-Class Project

2

9/3

9:00 – 9:30 Discussion: #1

9:30 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 1:15 Game: Chap facilitate

1:00 – 1:30 Discuss Assignment #1

1:30 – 3:00 Sketch assignment plan and review with Chap

3

9/9

9:00 – 10:15 Review and Critique Assignment #1

10:15 – 11:00 Discussion: #3

11:00 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Game: Team #1 facilitate

1:00 – 1:30 Discuss Assignment #2

1:30 – 3:00 Sketch assignment plan and review with Chap

4

9/16

9:00 – 10:15 Review and Critique Assignment #2

10:15 – 11:00 Discussion: #4

11:00 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Game: Team #2 facilitate

1:00 – 1:30 Discuss Assignment #3

1:30 – 3:00 Sketch assignment plan and review with Chap

5

9/23

9:00 – 10:15 Review and Critique Assignment #3

10:15 – 11:00 Discussion: #5

11:00 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Game: Team #3 facilitate

1:00 – 1:30 Discuss Assignment #5t

1:30 – 3:00 Sketch assignment plan and review with Chap

6

9/30

9:00 – 10:15 Review and Critique Assignment #4

10:15 – 11:00 Discussion: #6

11:00 – 12:00 In-Class Project

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 1:00 Game: Team #4 facilitate

1:00 – 1:30 Discuss Final Presentation

1:30 – 3:00 Sketch assignment plan and review with Chap

7

10/07

9:00 – 12:00 Present and Critique Final Presentation - Part 1

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 Work on Final Presentation - Part 2

8

10/14

9:00 – 12:00 Present and Critique Final Presentation - Part 2

12:00 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 3:30 Personal Progress Review with Faculty