IDSE103 Studio: Foundation


About this course

This course teaches the foundational qualities and skills of interaction design and creative problem solving. In a studio context, students learn how to quickly generate ideas, work iteratively and communicate ideas effectively through a variety of mediums and fidelities.

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 rapidly create and demonstrate value through visual mediums
  • Be able to talk, present, and think visually in a public setting
  • Communicate and recruit people to a vision of the future with confidence
  • Understand the value of critique and its use as a collaborative tool
  • Practice sketching through a variety of mediums, and execute at various levels of fidelity
  • Generate and sustain their own creative momentum
  • Understand the value of rigor and iteration through the design process

Schedule

In classOut of class

1

Sat

8/25/18

Basic Sketching

Assignment 1: Practice Sketching Basics

2

Sat

9/1/18

Advanced Sketching

Assignment 2: Focused Exercises (perspective and objects)

3

Sat

9/8/18

Life Drawing & Composition

Assignment 3: Life Drawing, People & Composition

4

Sat

9/15/22

Storyboarding

Assignment 4: Storyboarding

5

Sat

9/22/18

Sketching Interactions and Interfaces

Assignment 5: Design Project

6

Sat

9/29/18

Intro to Digital Refinement

Assignment 6: Group Design Project

7

Sat

10/06/18

Creative Momentum and Facilitation

Assignment 6: Continue Design Project

8

Sat

10/13/18

Final Project Presentation & Critique