Schedule

  • What is Mobile? (1/23)
  • Project Pitches (1/30)

Reading:
Review the tech specs for the most current Android & iOS phones, with particular attention to location, display, sensors and audio/video info:
http://www.apple.com/iphone-5s/specs/
https://play.google.com/store/devices/details?id=nexus_5_black_16gb

  • Android Guest (2/6) 

Slides

Reading:
Be sure to review the Android design guidelines and prepare questions for Richard Fulcher.
http://developer.android.com/design/index.html

  • NUI & Concept Development (2/13)

NUI Slides | Persona & Scenario Slides

Reading:
Please read Chapters 2, 4, & 13 from “Brave NUI World” (Chan will make this available soon)

Recommended reading:
Chapter 8 from The Mobile Frontier, The Computer for the 21st Century by Mark Weiser, Multi-Touch Systems that I Have Known and Loved by Bill Buxton

  • Apple Guest (2/20)

Slides

Reading:
In advance of our guest visit, please try to peruse the “Design Basics” section of the iOS HIG:
https://developer.apple.com/library/ios/documentation/userexperience/conceptual/mobilehig/

  • Design Patterns, or Not? (2/27)

Slides

Reading:
Please scan these galleries to get a feel for different ways to approach mobile patterns:
http://www.mobile-patterns.com
http://mobiledesignpatterngallery.com
http://pttrns.com 
(thanks to Elin)

  • Animation & Sound (3/16)

Slides

Readings:
Animation reading: 
Motion and Animation in Mobile Frontier handout.
Sound Readings: Free Sound Resources
AVAudioPlayer for creating sound
Tool to convert sounds for iOS

  • Visual Design Guest (3/13)

Slides

Reading: (all readings below linked to Amazon. They are just references for the guest lecture on this week.)
Interaction of color
A book of Colors
Grid Systems
Elements of Typographic Style
An Essay on Typography
Lettering Design

  • Wearables Guest (3/20)

Slides

  • Mobile Prototyping (4/3)
Reading: 
Chapter 7 “Prototyping App Concepts” from Suzanne’s book.

 

  • Mobile Usability Testing (4/10)

Slides

  • TBD (4/17)
  • Mobile Privacy Guest (4/24)
  • Final Presentations (5/1)