Interaction Design II Schedule (IAD4000)

Updated: Sept 26th, 2020

You'll find most things needed for class here (except quizzes and grades, which are on D2L). If anything on this webpage doesn't work or you need help, contact Prof. Lahey on Discord! You can find the syllabus (course policies, assignments, et cetera) here.

Week 1: Prep

Aug 17 (M) - Aug 23 (Sun): You’ll learn about class expectations and Lean UX (the core approach learned in class), watch a refresher on GDD, and complete a slew of assignments geared toward setting up.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Join the class Discord server

N/A

N/A

2. Complete Miro Assignment, Part 1

Find prompt here

8/22 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

3. Watch "Intro & GDD Refresher" video

Find here

N/A

4. Watch "Syllabus" video

Find here

N/A

5. Complete Syllabus Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

8/22 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

6. Read Video Intro Assignment

Find prompt here

N/A

7. Complete Skills Survey

Find here

8/22 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

8. Complete CITI Certification

Find prompt here / Turn in here

8/22 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

9. DM Prof. Lahey your Video Intro link

On Discord

8/22 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

10. Read IAD Comprehensive Overview

Find here

N/A

Week 2: Intro Lean UX

Aug 24 (M) - Aug 30 (Sun): You’ll be introduced to Lean UX, our core approach, and complete your set up of Miro, a collaborative platform for virtual work that we'll use in class.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Watch "Intro to Scrum" video (up to 7 min 12 seconds)

Find here

N/A

2. Read Lean UX, Chapters 1 & 2

Your book

N/A

3. Complete Reading 1 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

8/26 (W) @ 11:59pm

4. Watch "Lecture 1" video

Find here

N/A

5. Complete Lecture 1 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

8/29 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

6. Watch Video Intro videos

See Discord "intro-video-links"

N/A

7. Complete Video Intro Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

8/29 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

8. Complete Miro Assignment, Part 2

On Miro

8/29 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

9. Select your favorite Baggu print

Find here

N/A

Week 3: Outcomes

Aug 31 (M) - Sept 6 (Sun): You’ll learn about the emphasis on outcomes in Lean UX and the benefits of collaborative design.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Read Lean UX, Chapters 3 & 4

Your book

N/A

2. Complete Reading 2 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/2 (W) @ 11:59pm

3. Watch "Lecture 2" video

Find here

N/A

4. Complete Lecture 2 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/5 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

Week 4: MVPs

Sept 7 (M) - Sept 13 (Sun): You’ll learn the role MVPs play in Lean UX and the importance of feedback (i.e., research).

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Read Lean UX, Chapters 5 & 6

Your book

N/A

2. Complete Reading 3 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/9 (W) @ 11:59pm

3. Watch "Lecture 3" video

Find here

N/A

4. Complete Lecture 3 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/12 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

Week 5: Lean UX For Us

Sept 14 (M) - Sept 20 (Sun): You’ll learn how we will adapt Lean UX for our class and prepare for the Exam.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Read Lean UX, Chapter 7

Your book

N/A

2. Complete Reading 4 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/16 (W) @ 11:59pm

3. Watch "Lecture 4" video

Find here

N/A

4. Complete Lecture 4 Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

9/19 (Sat) @ 11:59pm

5. Read Lean UX Exam Prep

Find prompt here

N/A

Week 6: Exam Prep

Sept 21 (M) - Sept 27 (Sun): You’ll learn about the Lean UX Essay Exam and prep for your Pitches next week.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Read Lean UX Essay Exam prompt

Find prompt here

N/A

2. Read Final Project Prompt

Find prompt here

N/A

3. Read Pitch Assignment

Find prompt here

N/A

Week 7: Pitches

Sept 28 (M) - Oct 4 (Sun): You’ll learn about the Final Project, create a Pitch video, rate Pitch videos, be assigned into Final groups, and turn in your Essay Exam.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Watch "Final Project" video

Activities:

Find here

N/A

2. DM Prof. Lahey your Pitch video link

On Discord

9/29 (T) @ 11:59pm

3. Turn in Weekly Schedule

Find template here / Turn in here

10/2 (F) @ 11:59pm

4. Watch all Pitch videos

See Discord "pitch-video-links"

N/A

5. Turn in Pitch Rankings

Find template here / Turn in here

10/2 (F) @ 11:59pm

6. Turn in Lean UX Essay Exam

Turn in here

10/4 (Sun) @ 11:59pm

Week 8: Sprint 1 (W0)

Oct 5 (M) - Oct 11 (Sun): Welcome to your first Sprint! Your Team will complete Design Week Zero for Sprint 1, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. Team Leaders, DM Prof. Lahey your User Research/Testing questions (minimum of 10).

On Discord

10/5 (M) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

2. Complete New Product Problem Template on Miro.

On Miro

10/10 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

3. Complete Assumption Template on Miro.

On Miro

10/10 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

4. Complete Product Backlog Affinity Map and Product Backlog Template on Miro.

On Miro

10/10 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-4 pts)

5. Complete Sprint Backlog Template on Miro for Sprint 1 (drawn from the Product Backlog).

On Miro

10/10 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

6. Complete Proto-persona Template 1 on Miro (minimum of 1).

On Miro

10/10 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

7. Prof. Lahey will check every Team’s Lean UX documentation.

On Miro

10/11 (Sun)

Activities:

Due (pts):

Week 9: Sprint 1 (W1)

Oct 12 (M) - Oct 18 (Sun): Your Team will complete Week 1 for Sprint 1, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. As a Team, fill out the Wireframing Template on Miro.

On Miro

10/17 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

2. Prof. Lahey will check every Team’s Wireframes.

On Miro

10/18 (Sun)

3. Complete 3 2-day Stand-ups this week on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

10/12 (M) (-1 pts)
10/14 (W) (-1 pts)
10/16 (F) (-1 pts)

4. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of 2-day Stand-ups.

On Miro

The day after 2-day Stand-ups by 9:00am

5. Team Leader, DM User Research/Testing Consent Forms to Prof. Lahey (2 in total)

On Discord

10/17 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-5 pts)

Activities:

Due (pts):

6. Complete Interview Affinity Map Template

On Miro

10/17 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

Week 10: Sprint 1 (W2)

Oct 19 (M) - Oct 25 (Sun): Your Team will complete Week 2 for Sprint 1, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. Complete 3 2-day Stand-ups this week on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

10/19 (M) (-1 pts)
10/21 (W) (-1 pts)
10/23 (F) (-1 pts)

2. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of 2-day Stand-ups.

On Miro

The day after 2-day Stand-ups by 9:00am

3. Team Leader, DM User Research/Testing Consent Forms to Prof. Lahey (2 in total)

On Discord

10/24 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-5 pts)

4. Complete Interview Affinity Map Template

On Miro

10/24 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

5. Complete a Sprint Retrospective on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

10/25 (Sun) (-1 pts)

6. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of Retrospective.

On Miro

The day after Retrospective by 9:00am

Activities:

Due (pts):

Week 11: Decompress

Oct 26 (M) - Nov 1 (Sun): You’ll complete a Group Check-in with Prof. Lahey on Discord. He will assess if your group has done the appropriate amount of work or not.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Team Leader, do Group Check-in Doodle

See Discord "doodle-links" (live by Oct 19)

10/26 (M) @ 11:59pm

2. Complete Group Check-in

On Discord

10/31 (Sat) @ 6:00pm

Week 12: Sprint 2 (W0)

Nov 2 (M) - 8 (Sun): Your Team will complete Design Week Zero for Sprint 2, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. Revalidate the New Product Problem Template on Miro?

On Miro

11/7 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (? pts)

2. Revalidate the New Product Backlog Template on Miro?

On Miro

11/7 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (? pts)

3. Complete Proto-persona Template 2 on Miro (minimum of 1).

On Miro

11/7 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

4. Prof. Lahey will check every Team’s Lean UX documentation.

On Miro

11/8 (Sun)

Activities:

Due (pts):

Week 13: Sprint 2 (W1)

Nov 9 (M) - 15 (Sun): Your Team will complete Week 1 for Sprint 2, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. Revalidate Wireframing Template on Miro?

On Miro

11/14 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (? pts)

2. Prof. Lahey will check every Team’s Wireframes.

On Miro

11/15 (Sun)

3. Complete 3 2-day Stand-ups this week on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

11/9 (M) (-1 pts)
11/11 (W) (-1 pts)
11/13 (F) (-1 pts)

4. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of 2-day Stand-ups.

On Miro

The day after 2-day Stand-ups by 9:00am

5. Team Leader, DM User Research/Testing Consent Forms to Prof. Lahey (2 in total)

On Discord

11/14 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-5 pts)

Activities:

Due (pts):

6. Complete Interview Affinity Map Template

On Miro

11/14 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

Week 14: Sprint 2 (W2)

Nov 16 (M) - 22 (Sun): Your Team will complete Week 2 for Sprint 2, filling out the appropriate documentation, and following our Lean UX rules. Please check the Final Project Prompt for instructions and to make sure your Team is on track.

Locate:

1. Complete 3 2-day Stand-ups this week on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

11/16 (M) (-1 pts)
11/18 (W) (-1 pts)
11/20 (F) (-1 pts)

2. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of 2-day Stand-ups.

On Miro

The day after 2-day Stand-ups by 9:00am

3. Team Leader, DM User Research/Testing Consent Forms to Prof. Lahey (2 in total)

On Discord

11/21 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-5 pts)

4. Complete Interview Affinity Map Template

On Miro

11/21 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

5. Complete Proto-persona Template 2 on Miro (minimum of 1).

On Miro

11/21 (Sat) @ 11:59pm (-2 pts)

6. Complete a Sprint Retrospective on the appropriate day.

On Discord & Miro

11/22 (Sun) (-1 pts)

7. Prof. Lahey will check for completeness of Retrospective.

On Miro

The day after Retrospective by 9:00am

Activities:

Due (pts):

Week 15: Thanksgiving

Nov 23 (M) - Nov 29 (Sun): Nothing for you.

Week 16+: Wrapping Up

Nov 30 (M) - Dec 9 (Wed): You’ll hand in all relevant material and watch Final Presentations. And, with that, you'll be done.

Activities:

Locate:

Due:

1. Export all Miro Work

From Miro to your personal storage

N/A

2. Team Leader, DM Prof. Lahey your Prototype

On Discord

12/2 (W) @ 11:59pm

3. Team Leader, DM Prof. Lahey your Final Presentation

On Discord

12/2 (W) @ 11:59pm

4. Watch Final Presentation videos

See Discord "presentation-video-links"

N/A

5. Complete Final Presentation Quiz

D2L > Quizzes

12/7 (M) @ 11:59pm

6. DM Prof. Lahey your Process Page

On Discord

12/9 (M) @ 11:59pm

7. Review Forms due

Find prompt here / Turn in here

12/9 (M) @ 11:59pm