|Name||Quarter 1 (8 weeks)||Quarter 2 (8 weeks)||Quarter 3 (8 weeks)||Quarter 4 (8 weeks)|
Interaction Design Research and Synthesis
Rapid Ideation and Creative Problem Solving
Product Evaluation and Lean Development
Design, Society and the Public Sector
Designing Digital Interfaces
Theory of Interaction Design and Social Entrepreneurship
Studio Research and Synthesis
Studio Ideation and Development
Studio Pilot Launch and Completion
The last phase of the Interaction Design and Social Entrepreneurship Project is about moving your project into the real world. With increasing levels of fidelity, you will translate your solution into tangible design artifacts. Simultaneously, you will ship a minimum viable product into the market, learning and iterating on your solution along the way.
The following outcome statements articulate the competencies, abilities, and skills a student will have as a result of completing this class. Students will...
This class emphasizes the following main ideas, themes, and concepts:
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Read Theory of Change
Reviewing each class over the last three quarters, identify the core tools, skills, and insights you’ve gained in each.
Review, revise, and print every major and current design artifact for your project.
Taking your go-to-market plan that you created in Q3, print or write each action item onto a separate index card.
Co-Designing the Course
In class, we’ll co-design our syllabus for the quarter, beginning with these two prompts:
1) Review the course scope and outcomes. Now, imagine it’s May 1st, the week after your final presentation. What do you want to have created? What do you want to have achieved? What kind of impact will that have made?
2) What would it take to get there?
By 9am, Saturday (3/17): you should have:
By 9am, Saturday (3/24): you should have:
|Before you mid-point presentation, you will have designed high-fidelity artifacts that tell the story of your solution in it’s ideal state to those who will help you make it a reality (see course outcomes #1 and #2). Your design artifacts should include, among other things:
Before your final presentation, you will have shipped a minimum viable product into the market in order to test it with users. Among other things, you will have: