TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE
|Unit 1||Week 1: Taylor Text||Week 2: Turkle 1995, Lustiger 1992, Fetterman 1989||Week 3: Zuboff 1988, Rheingold 1993|
|Unit 2||Week 4: Benahum 1994, Bush 1945||Week 5: Boese 1996, Tuman 1992||Week 6: Negroponte 1995||Week 7: Birkerts 1994, Lanham 1989|
|Unit 3||Week 8: Bolter 1991, Joyce 1995||Week 9: McKnight, Dillon et al. 1991||Week 10: Atkinson 1993, Redish 1993||Week 11: Barnum 1993 Nord and Tanner 1993||Week 12: Duin 1993|
|Unit 4||Week 13: Ruiz 1988||Week 14||Week 15||Week 16|
Note: Please stay on top of class activities, since this is only a rough guide of what we will be doing and when. I like to make adjustments as student needs and interests (or computer glitches) dictate.
Thurs. Jan. 18: MacLab Computer Orientation. Bring blank disks. Make crib sheet.
Reading Assignment for Week 2: Turkle 1995, Lustiger 1992, Fetterman 1989.
Thurs. Jan. 25: Participant-Observation Reports Due. Class Discussion f2f.
Reading Assignment for Week 3: Zuboff 1988, Rheingold 1993.
Thurs. Feb. 1: Work on Class Web.
Reading Assignment for Week 4: Benahum 1994, Bush 1945.
Thurs. Feb. 8: MOO Class Discussion. Participant-Observation.
Reading Assignment for Week 5: Boese 1996, Tuman 1992.
Thurs. Feb. 15: Criteria Discussion. Criteria Web.
Reading Assignment for Week 6:Negroponte 1995. Debate Topic, To Be Announced.
Thurs. Feb. 22: MOO Debate, Evaluated Performance. Logged Session.
Reading Assignment for Week 7: Birkerts 1994, Lanham 1989.
Thurs. Feb. 29: Revise Criteria Web. Postmortem on MOOs. Future Projections.
Reading Assignment for Week 8: Bolter 1991, Joyce 1995. By now you should be familiar with the first half of your Taylor text, through Chapter 7.
Thurs. March 7: Web Work Day. Applying what you've learned. Home Page Linkups.
Reading Assignment for Weeks 9 and 10: McKnight, Dillon et al. 1991Concentrate on working with your Client, collecting information, interviewing sources, and designing your web site. Use Spring Break to lay the groundwork, as this project can be time consuming. Plan Ahead! Read Ahead. Atkinson 1993, Redish 1993.
Thurs. March 14: SPRING BREAK NO CLASS
Thurs. March 21: Audience Analysis Report Due. Design Conference Room Orientation.
Reading Assignment for Week 11: Barnum 1993 Nord and Tanner 1993
Thurs. March 28: NO Formal Class Meeting. Revision Work Day.
Reading Assignment for Week 11: Duin 1993.
Thurs. April 4: Polishing Up Work Day, Conferences, Grading Session.
Reading Assignment for Week 13: Ruiz 1988.
Thurs. April 11: Orientation to Authorware/Director
Reading Assignment for Week 14:
Thurs. April 18: Design Conference Room Session. Participant-Observation Reports Due.
Reading Assignment for Week 15
Thurs. April 25: Project Wrap-up and Postmortem.