Stanford University

HCI design studio

CS 247 · Spring 2017

This class will deepen your fluency with design for interactive technology. You will engage hands-on in a design studio environment with expert designers, learning to critique and be critiqued by leaders who hold years of experience. Along the way, you'll learn advanced techniques for needfinding, rapid prototyping, visual design, and interaction design.


TAs
  • Ludwig Schubert
    Tuesdays 9–10am, Huang Basement
  • Aaron Loh
    Tuesdays 7–8pm, Huang Basement
Weekly schedule
Lecture+Studio
Mon, Wed 1:30–3:20pm, Lathrop 282

Learning goals

Monday Wednesday
April 3

Class intro & Critique slides

A1 (Critique) out
April 5 due date

Needfinding slides

A1 (Critique) due
A2 (Needfinding) out
A2.1 (Needfinding Part 1) out
April 10

Sketching and Interactive Explanations

Reading Understanding Comics (Chp. 1-3)

April 12

Interviewing

A2.1 (Needfinding) due
A2.2 (Needfinding) out
April 17

Brainstorming

April 19 due date

Picking Prototypes

A2.2 (Needfinding) due
A3.1 (Prototyping) out
April 24

Parallel Prototyping

April 26

Rapid Prototyping

A3.1 (Prototyping) due
A3.2 (Prototyping) out
May 1

Work Day

A3.2 (Prototyping) due
A3.3 (Prototyping) out
May 3 due date

A3 Feedback

A3.3 (Prototyping) due
A4.1 out
May 8

Mocks

May 10

Layout

May 15

Visual Design

May 17

Social Computing

May 22

TBA

A4.1 due
A4.2 out
May 24

TBA

May 29

Holiday

May 31

TBA

June 5

Final Presentations

A4.2 due
June 7

Wrap-Up