February 27th, 2015
This week’s assignment is due on Thursday March 5th 9AM.
Create 3-5 wireframe sketches with grids by only using the blocking method. Must use the final format size. Show examples in full size if possible, on black, no other type or information on screen. Show with and without grids. Grid to include, Column, Rows, Modules, and definition of why … [Read more...]
February 20th, 2015
This week’s assignment has two parts and they are both due on Thursday Feb 26th 9AM.
Part I: Type 1
You will design UI of a new mobile weather app. Create typographic hierarchy with the following set of rules:
- Use Verdana as typeface
- Use scale
- You may use rotation of text
- Background is white and figure is black
February 13th, 2015
In this assignment, you will document challenges and objectives of your system / interface, as well as explore different aspects of your target users that could inform your design.
Due as a blogpost with a PDF attachment on Thursday Feb 19th 9AM.… [Read more...]
February 6th, 2015
Create 5 new pairs of contrasting compositions, based on Dondis’ reading. More objectively apply the gestalt principles. Document your results in your Workshop 2 document (available in Keynote or PowerPoint).
Discuss how the … [Read more...]
February 3rd, 2015
Heather Hudson, visiting scholar, Prof. at University of Alaska-Anchorage will be speaking on, “Rural Broadband: Federal Players and Policies.”
Please read this article:
Hudson, H. (2013) Beyond Infrastructure: Broadband for
Development in Remote and Indigenous Regions. Journal of Rural and Community Development.
The following websites provide information on the programs that will be discussed in class, and have … [Read more...]
January 30th, 2015
Gestalt principles are among the fundamental properties of the perceptual system. Providing the basis of our ability to make sense of the sensory signals.
In this assignment, you will create 5 pairs of contrasting compositions, as you will interpret the gestalt principles below. Each pair of compositions you will create should compare and contrast with each other. The entire set … [Read more...]
January 28th, 2015
Reading list for Feb 2nd – Eric Brewer and Yahel Ben-David:
- Brewer, E., Demmer, M., Ho, M., Honicky, R. J., Pal, J., Plauche, M., & Surana, S. (2006). The Challenges of Technology Research for Developing Regions. Pervasive Computing, 15-23
- Beyond pilots: keeping rural wireless networks alive
Sonesh Surana, Rabin Patra, Sergiu Nedevschi, Manuel Ramos, Lakshminarayanan Subramanian, Yahel Ben-David, Eric
January 23rd, 2015
Due Thursday Jan 29th 9AM
Goal: Learn to capture the essence of a place that relates to your UI Project. Turn your observations into a set of actionable design items.
January 22nd, 2015
Welcome to the Spring 2015 ICT for Social Enterprise course! Thanks for a lively discussion during the first day. This week we will be listening to members of the Captricity.com, Awaaz.de, and LeadGenius teams share the process of forming their respective social enterprises. In preparation, please skim through each of their websites. Also, please make sure to: