Course Schedule

Course Schedule

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

1:30-2:00         Course Introduction, including Syllabus, Activities, Goals.

2:00-2:10         Break.

2:10-4:10         Meet with client: John McDaid, Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse (UBPF).

Students should be prepared with questions about UBPF (i.e. vision, history); additionally, students should read through materials in Basecamp for Day 1 Class.

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

1:30-2:30         Introduction to Resume and Portfolio, Mentors.

2:30-4:10         Research and visit to ELL to experience Uncle Buddy’s Phantom Funhouse.

Students should put notes about their research on the Google Doc that has been created for you.

Wednesday, September 7, 2002

1:30-2:00         Greg Philbrook will discuss setting up portfolio on server, getting a domain name, procuring a template.

2:00-3:30         Students work in teams on ideas for UBPF; students can also work on ideas for their portfolio.

3:30-4:10         Teams report back to the class with ideas.

***Reminder: Inventories are due next week, signed by Mentor.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Due: Inventory, signed by Mentor at the beginning of class. Digital copy emailed to Dene.

1:30-2:00         Resume writing.

2:00-3:30         Students work in Teams and with Dene (F2F) on UBPF ideas, specifically 1) structure, 2) web dev strategy, 3) gig site look and feel, 4) trailer video, playthrough videos, and others, 5) objects to be modeled or re-created as animations (2 & 3D), 6) aesthetic for UBPF and gig site; and 7) promotions strategy.

3:30-4:10         Students report back to class with plans.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

1:30-3:00         Students work in Teams and on plan for UBPF.

3:00-4:10         Create slide show for presentation to the client.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Due: Resume draft, signed by Mentor at the beginning of class. Hard copy handed to Dene.

1:25-3:00         Students work in Teams to finalize plans for UBPF and on final slide show.

3:00-4:10         Practice for presentation to the client.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

1:30-2:00         Prepare for client visit.

2:00-3:30         Present to client; Q&A.

3:30-4:10         Debrief after client presentation; discuss next steps.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Due: Final Resume at the beginning of class. Digital copy emailed to Dene.

1:30-3:30         Career Panel.

3:30-4:10         Report progress back to class.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

1:30-3:30         Work in Teams on UBPF.

3:30-4:10       Wireframe of your portfolio must be ready for review.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Spring Break

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

1:30-3:30      Work in Teams on UBPF. Work on Portfolios.

3:30-4:10         Report progress back to class.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

1:30-3:30         Work in Teams on UBPF. Work on Portfolios.

3:30-4:10         Report progress back to class.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

1:30-3:30         Work in Teams on UBPF. Work on Portfolios.

3:30-4:10         Report progress back to class.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

1:30-3:30         Work in Teams on UBPF. Work on Portfolios.

3:30-4:10         Report progress back to class.

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Due: Good Draft Version of Portfolio at the beginning of class in time for Mock Interviews; URL emailed to Dene.

1:30-4:10        Mock Interviews are today.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

1:30-3:00         Work in Teams on UBPF. Work on Portfolios.

3:00-4:10         Practice for final presentation to client.

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Due: Final Version of Portfolio; URL emailed to Dene/Chris.

1:00-2:00         Prepare for client visit and presentation

2:00-3:00         Present to client.

 

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