Course Schedule

Wednesday, August 23:  Introductions, Next Steps, Client Visit
3:10 p.m.-3:30 p.m.  I will introduce the course and the project management tech we will be using for this course. I will also introduce the Comparative Analysis, which you will begin following today’s class.
3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Prepare for Client Visit.
4:10 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Meet with clients.
5:30 p.m. 5:40 p.m.  I will provide directions for the next class meeting.

Homework: For the Comparative Analysis, begin collecting URLs from other AR environments created for historical or public sites/museums. You must each bring three unique examples to your team by next week. Your Team Leader will share your URLs with the Project Manager who will devise a spreadsheet of examples for the class and eventually the client.

***A reminder that next week’s class will be held at the Providence Academy where you will be given a tour of the facilities by our client.

Wednesday, August 30: Tour of the Providence Academy
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will tour the facilities and think through the project’s potential.

Homework: To continue work on the Comparative Analysis, go through the spreadsheet, and select at least five of the projects you think have useful features that can be incorporated into our project. Your Team Leader will share your selections with the Project Manager who will highlight those projects for us to discuss in the next class.

Wednesday, September 6:  Comparative Analysis
3:10 p.m.-5:00 p.m. You will spend the class time on finalizing the spreadsheet and writing the narrative for the Comparative Analysis of your project.
5:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m. I will introduce Proposal Writing.

Homework: Teams will work on their portion of the Proposal. Team Leaders will make sure the work is inputted into the Google Doc and the Project Manager will ensure all Teams have added content to the doc.

Wednesday, September 13: Proposals
3:10 p.m.-4:30 You will work on your Proposal. This includes your formal doc that goes to the client and your oral presentation.
4:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m. We will rehearse your formal presentations. Be prepared!

Homework: Teams will complete work on their portion of the Proposal and the Oral Presentation to the client. Team Leaders will make sure the work is sent to the Project Manager by Monday 8 a.m. so that he can take the Proposal to FedEX for reproducing.

***Everyone is expected to dress in business attire during the next class day.

Wednesday, September 20: Proposal Presentations
3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. You will practice your Proposal Presentation in front of the class.
4:10 p.m.-5:30 p.m. You will give your Proposal presentation to your client today.
5:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m. I will brief you about next steps.

Homework: A good working draft of your Resume is due at the beginning of the next class.  This draft must be in .doc or .docx format. No PDFs or Illustrator files will be accepted.

Wednesday, September 27: Resumes
3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Discussion and Critiques of Resumes
4:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will work on your Resume in class. Please note that it is due on October 11 at the beginning of  class.  I would like your Resume handed to me as a hard copy in .doc or .docx format.  Do NOT email me an electronic copy or a .pdf. 

Homework: Continue working on your resumes. The Project Manager will work with your Team Leaders to finalize the agreement with the client about the project.

Wednesday, October 4: Career Panel
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. A special panel of alums and industry representatives to discuss jobs and career.

  • Brandon Huber: Business Team, Marketing Coordinator and Advocate; Append Media
  • Kate Palermini: Social Media Specialist; WSUV
  • Ray West: Logical Position; Digital Marketing
  • Emily Spannring: Color City; Graphic Designer
  • Jason Clarke: Instructional Technologies, Inc.; Animator
  • Drew Tumlinson, Web Development; Upsource
  • Kamrin Peterson, UX/UI, Life at Hub
  • Amy Roberts
  • Amanda Wolcott, Communication Specialist, Landerholm

Homework: Continue working on your resumes. The Project Manager will work with your Team Leaders to finalize the agreement with the client about the project.

Wednesday, October 11: Capstone Project
**Resumes are due at the beginning of class in hard copy. No exceptions! I will provide feedback during class and return the draft to you for revisions. The final draft in digital format is due next class time. Please title your file: <yourlastname>-resume.

3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.

Homework: If you were given revisions to your resume, you need to finish your resume. It will be due at the beginning of class. Begin work outlining your Electronic Portfolio.

Wednesday, October 18: Capstone Projects
****The (final) digital version of your resume is due at the beginning of class.
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will spend class time working on your project.

Homework: Wireframes/Prototypes/Drafts of your electronic portfolio drafts are due at the beginning of the next class. 

Wednesday, October 25: Capstone Projects
***Your electronic portfolio drafts are due today at the beginning of class. Make sure you title your file: <yourlastname>-resume.
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will spend class time working on your project.

Homework: Continue working on your project. You are expected to share your project progress with your client before the next class meeting.

Wednesday, November 1: Fine Tuning Project
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will spend the class fine tuning your project based on client feedback.

Homework: Continue working on your project.

Wednesday, November 8: Fine Tuning Project
3:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. Continue working on Capstone Project.

Homework: Continue working on your project.

Wednesday, November 15: Usability Testing/Legacy Notebook
3:10 p.m.-4:10 p.m. You will work on project.
4:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m. Class Critique of your project.  I will also introduce the final paper so that you have time to prepare in advance for this assignment.

Homework: Continue working on your project. You can also begin working on the Legacy Notebook and your Final Paper.

Wednesday, November 22:  Thanksgiving Holidays!

Wednesday, November 29: Complete Assets for Final Presentation
3:10 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  You will finish your project, Legacy Notebook, and Oral Presentation in preparation for your meeting with your client.
5:00 p.m.-5:40 p.m. You will practice your presentation during class.

Homework:  Continue working on your project. You can also work on the Legacy Notebook and your Final Paper.

Wednesday, December 6:  Presentations to Clients/Reflective Essay Is Due
***Your 10-15 page Reflective Essay is due today at the beginning of class in hard copy. Additionally, please email it to me as a .doc file at dgrigar@wsu.edu. Do not send me a .pdf. Be sure to name your file <your last name-essay>.
3:10 p.m. -4:10 p.m.  You will practice your presentation before the clients arrive.
4:10 p.m.-5:40 p.m.  You will give your Final Presentation to your clients.

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