Week 8: February 28

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Topic: Illustrator and Intro to Usability

Since I will be out of town at a conference, your job is to use our class time to read and do. In some ways the information here is actually for two weeks. This week and to get you ready for class on 3-7.

Read for Class:

Do for class:
Lynda.com can be found on the home page of Canopy.  As a student, you have free access to thousands of software related tutorials. If you’re not a video person, then you can  reference the Adobe Classroom in a Book for Illustrator found in Safari online. lllustrator CC Essential Training with Justin Seely.  Work through 1-7 and 9,11, 12, 15.

In class:

Due: draft of infographic for A-C Gap Part 1

Critique Documents

Turn in procedures for the drafts of your first assignment:

Be certain that your names are included on each document in some location (the footer may be a good place to put it). This way the next teams can know who to contact if they have questions. There are multiple parts so please pay attention and follow instructions. Please pay attention and follow instuctions.

Personas

  • edit each to ensure that they follow the same format
  • save each file with a descriptive file name that BEGINS with your topic (e.g., hbp_dale)
  • save each file as a *.pdf
  • email all the personas to Lisa (at either email address)

Interviews

  • edit each interview to ensure they are as complete as possible so that other people will know the questions asked and answered. (please remember that these will be the basis of the information for the next teams to continue to work)
  • save each file with a descriptive file name that BEGINS with your topic (e.g., sti_health_worker)
  • save each as a either a *.pdf or *.docx
  • email all the personas to Lisa (at either email address)

Additional information

If by chance you gathered and kept notes of additional notes, websites, and/or resources that helped your team with your work, then please feel free to pass those along to the next teams working on that topic. If you have additional information, please

  • save it as your initials_topic_additional information
  • email all the personas to Lisa (at either email address)

Infographic

  • save this as an image file (so that you can upload it to the google doc) that begins with the topic and then your initials (e.g., hpb_DJS would be for Dakota, Jenny and Sarah)
  • email the image file and the raw files to Lisa (at either email address)

Visually enhanced document

  • save this as either a *.pdf or *.docx file (so that you can upload it to the google doc) that begins with the topic and then your initials (e.g., hpb_DJS would be for Dakota, Jenny and Sarah)
  • email the saved file and the raw files to Lisa (at either email address)

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