Syllabus
Project Description
Case Study Class Activity
Research Paper

Class Schedule

Week Topics Readings Activity* Project Deliverables*
1

1/15
No Class 1/15

Introduction to UX

Syllabus


Project Introduction

UX and Software Eng.


UX Life Cycle


Ch. 1, 2 Introduce case study, write a system concept statement (1/23)

Case Study Class Activity
Project teams, project startup

Project Description

Project Grading Rubric
2

1/22
Contextual Inquiry

Contextual Analysis
Ch 3, 4
Case study - Interviews (1/28)
Case study - Work roles and work flow (1/28)
#0 Project selection, set up team status report tool, recruit four users for contextual inquiry and later user testing (1/28)
3

1/29
Contextual Analysis (cont)

Design Requirements

Ch 5
Case study -Work Activity  Notes and WAAD (2/4)
Case study - Requirements extraction (2/4)
#1 Contextual Inquiry and Analysis (2/4)

Interactive Design Requirements Template
4

2/5
No class (2/7)

Design Modeling
Ch 6
Case study - Design modeling (2/11)
#2 WAAD Diagram and Requirements (2/11)
5

2/12

Design Thinking

Conceptual Design

Ch 7, 8
Case study - Ideation, Sketches (2/18)
#3 Design Models (2/18)
6

2/19

Design Production

Prototyping

Exam 1 (2/23)
Ch 9, 11

#4 Conceptual and Intermediate Design (2/25)

Interactive Design Template
7

2/26

Evaluation Introduction

Cognitive Walkthrough
Ch 12, 13
Project Cognitive Walkthrough (3/4)

Research Paper  Proposal (3/4)

Research Paper Rubric
Mid Term Team Peer Review (3/4)
8

3/5

Affordances

Design Guidelines
Ch 20,21,22


Research Paper Outline
(3/18)



#5 Detailed Design (3/18)
9
3/12
Spring break
10

3/19
Design Guidelines (cont)

Web, Mobile, Responsive Design

Heuristic Evaluation
Ch 22
See myCourses: "Ten Usability Heuristics"
Practice Heuristic Evaluation (3/25)

Recruit four more users for usability testing

Heuristic Evaluation Worksheet

#6 Heuristic Evaluation Notes (3/25)
11

3/26
User Testing

Evaluation Analysis and Reporting
Ch 10, 14, 15, 16
Descriptive and Inferential Methods
Statistics Reference Cheatsheet
Quantitative Data Analysis (4/1)



Test Plan Template

User Consent Form

#7 Test Plan and Programmed Prototype (beta) (4/3)
12

4/2
Color

Icons

Text

Grouping

Exam 2  (4/6)

Research Paper (4/8) Begin user testing
13

4/9
Universal Usability

Internationalization

Lean UX
See myCourses:
Readings: Cultural factors, 
accessibility links + video
 
W3 Web Accessibility

Continue user testing

#8 Raw Test Results, Consent Forms, Data Analysis
(4/15)

14

4/16





Non-Traditional Interfaces


#9 Presentation, Final Prototype (4/22)
15

4/23
Project PresentationsFinal Team peer review (4/29)
16

4/30
Reflection




The final exam: Wednesday, 05/02/18, 12:30 - 2:30 PM, GOL 1520/30 
* Dropbox submissions are due at 11:59PM on the due date unless otherwise indicated by the instructor.