Discuss QuickRef designs.
Create a unified model in InDesign (as full class).
Create list of specific topics and sign up for one.
For Next Tuesday
Draft of QuickRef in InDesign for critique
For Next Thursday
Proposal for Health Data Project
Steps 3 and 4 of
Tableau Basics Tutorial
Who Do Designers Really Work For? Discuss
React vs Angular vs Vue (multiple ways to look at data) Journals
Be sure to put images into a Google Docs file (so I can comment).
Discuss options, settle on design. Figure out development schedule, responsibilities.
What app to use for development? (InDesign?)
What specific things to document (see inventory page)?
Video basics (GH5) Photo basics (GH5) Premiere basics Audition basics Recording basics (levels, isolation, mic placement) Ethics in Design
ind.ie CC BY 4.0 License
Ethical Design Manifesto.
Ruben Pater, The Politics of Design, Amsterdam: BIS Publishers. 2017. Deceptive Information Graphics
Planned Parenthood Services
Linear vs. Quadratic Change (see Fast Food Sales Chart) For Tuesday
First draft of QuickRef. Can use some placeholder text/images, but main structure and some content should be there.
Sankey Diagram by Colin Morris. Viz of variations on spellings of “Gyllenhaal” on Reddit.
Minard’s viz of Napoleon’s march on and retreat from Moscow 1812. Popularized by Tufte. Tableau Accounts, Testing
By next Tuesday, complete Step 1 and Step 2 on the
Getting Started with Tableau page. QuickRef Project
Progress, concerns, plans for Thursday.
You are not a storyteller – Stefan Sagmeister @ FITC from FITC on Vimeo.
See also, Natasha Jen’s “
Design Thinking is Bullshit” talk.
Natasha Jen: Design Thinking is Bullsh*t from 99U on Vimeo.
Decide on overall strategy: Each student produce alternative version? Or class work on one as a team?
Develop a schedule (Gantt chart in Excel)
Document setup Frames Text Tool Character Paragraph + Paragraph Styles Graphical Object Tool Place Object
Lupton 9 – 13 Journal
Share and discuss
From Dan Saffer, Designing for Interaction.
Jesse James Garret, Elements of User Experience
Brief Excel Tutorial
Download the data table (.xlsx).
See additional images in Google Drive Shared
Excel Basics folder. QuickRef Project
For the QuickRef Project, we’re going to create very brief documentation for users of the audio/video/photo production and editing rooms in the Ignite Center. At this point, we’re just doing the first part of the project: Thinking about usability, deciding on media types and formats, wireframing layouts, and creating sample content.
After this initial work, you’ll pass off the project to COMM395 (Writing for Media) students, who will generate additional content for QuickRef modules. You’ll edit that content and produce the final QuickRef materials.
I’ve posted a list of the tech in the rooms on the
Resources page. As you’ll see, there’s a lot available so we’ll need to decide what to focus on.