Schedule

This weekly schedule is incomplete and subject to change. Visit frequently for updates!

Week Topic Due
Week 1
1/24 - 1/28
Introduction
Reading: Ch. 1 & 2
Investigation 1 (Monday)
Reading responses (Wednesday)
Week 2
1/31 - 2/4
Contextual inquiry
Reading: Ch. 3
Reading responses (Monday)
Investigation 2 (Wednesday)
Week 3
2/7 - 2/11
Contextual inquiry and analysis
Reading: Ch. 4
Project 1 (Wednesday) (MONDAY)
Reading responses (Wednesday)
Week 4
2/14 - 2/18
Contextual analysis; Requirements
Reading: Ch. 5
Informal progress report on Project 2 (Monday)
Reading responses (Wednesday)
Week 5
2/21 - 2/25
Models; Design
Reading: Ch. 6 & 7
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 6
2/28 - 3/4
Design; Specifications
Reading: Ch. 7 (continued) & 8
Investigation 3 (Monday)
Reading responses (Monday,Wednesday)
Project 2 - Work Activity Notes (Wednesday)
Week 7
3/7 - 3/11
Prototyping; Midterm
Reading: Ch. 9
Project 2 - completed (Monday?)
Reading responses (Monday)
Take-home midterm (Friday)
Week 8
3/14 - 3/18
Affordances and the User Action Framework
Reading: Ch. 16 & 17
Investigation 4 (Monday)
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)

Spring Break
Week 9
4/4 - 4/8
UX Evaluation (1)
Reading: Ch. 10 & 11
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 10
4/11 - 4/15
UX Evaluation (2)
Reading: Ch. 12 & 13
Project 3 (Monday)
Investigation 5 (Friday)
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 11
4/18 - 4/22
UX Evaluation (3) & Guidelines
Reading: Ch. 14 & 18
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 12
4/25 - 4/29
UX on the Web
Reading: selected articles
Project 4 (Monday)
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 13
5/2 - 5/6
Values and Persuasion
Reading: selected articles
Reading responses (Monday, Wednesday)
Week 14
5/9 - 5/13
Wrap-up
No readings.
Project 5 (Monday)
Project 6 (Thursday Extra)
Finals week
Final exam and reflective essay due 5 p.m., Friday, May 20

Janet Davis (davisjan@cs.grinnell.edu)

Created January 20, 2011
Last revised May 14, 2011