History, theory, and practice of ways design functions in society and culture. Emphasis on developing broad understanding of design production while working collaboratively and individually on a quarter-long research project concerned with producing a comprehensive conceptual map of the design discipline. Prerequisite: ART 211; ART 212.
This course introduces students to iterative design process for interaction design.
Student learning goals
Become familiar with iterative design process
Learn to plan and execute complex interaction design projects
Develop presentation skills
Learn to write a compelling case study
Learn to work in teams
General method of instruction
This is a studio course, with an emphasis on learning by doing. Working in teams, students plan, execute, and document a major project in response to a design brief provided by the instructor. Students develop critique skills through participation in weekly crits.
This course is intended for undergraduate students with limited interaction design experience.
Class assignments and grading