Course structure and timeline for TUI 2015

TUI

Session 1 – Day 1 (full day)

Visit to Guwahati Science Museum

Aim: Understand and experience tangible interaction, physical-digital interactions, education & technology, input modalities, feedback, output representation and interactive installation

How? Hands-on experience, take videos-photos-notes, perform collaborative and individual interaction

Assignment

  • 5 images representing bad design examples – input, output, mapping, affordance, digital-physical representation, content-input-output mapping
  • 5 images representing good design examples – input, output, mapping, affordance, digital-physical representation, content-input-output mapping
    • Format: .png file,
    • Image dimension: width (720px), height (maximum up to 720px)
    • Font size: 12pt, calibri

Session 2 – Day 2

First Half (0900 hours to 1100 hours)

  • Assignment refinement

First Half (1100 hours to 1230 hours)

  • Presentation & feedback
  • Student/group evaluation – I

First Half (1230 hours to 1300 hours)

  • Lecture: How to quickly read paper

Second Half (1400 hours to 1700 hours)

Assignment

  • 5 examples inspired from real world settings demonstrating better designed affordance, legible mapping, visibility, effective use of product constraints (one example each for described parameter) – explain through “what” and “why”
  • 5 examples inspired from real world settings demonstrating worst designed affordance, legible mapping, visibility, effective use of product constraints (one example each for described parameter) – explain through “what” and “why”
    • Format: .png file,
    • Image dimension: width (720px), height (maximum up to 720px)
    • Font size: 12pt, calibri

Session 3: Day 3

First Half (0900 to 1100 hours)

  • Student presentation
  • Student/group evaluation – II

First Half (1115 hours to 13:00 hours)

  • History of technology evolution (of last 50 years)
  • Introduction to Tangible User Interface

Second Half (1400 hours to 1600 hours)

  • Graspable User Interface
  • Tangible bits
  • Introduction to related research areas

Session 4: Day 4

First Half (0930 hours to 1200 hours)

  • Key characteristics of TUI
  • Types of TUI – platforms, interactions, embodiments, representations, output

Second Half (1400 hours to 1600 hours)

  • Assignment: Design of new interactions (including input & output modalities) of given tokens
  • Submission to course instructor post session 4
  • Student/group evaluation III

Session 5: Day 5

First Half (0930 hours to 1030 hours)

  • Introduction to project themes
    • Theme 1: Defining and designing experiences for International Conference of HCI – IndiaHCI 2015
    • Theme 2: Technological interventions (supported through TUI) for social innovation

First Half (1030 hours to 1300 hours)

  • Review of shared papers and related resources for domain understanding

Second Half (1400 hours to 1530 hours)

  • Expert interview for domain’s contextual understanding

Second Half (1530 hours to 1700 hours)

  • Project session I – Aims and objectives identification, evaluating parameters, methodology, users, experimental setup, protocol design

Session 5: Day 5

First Half (0900 hours to 1030 hours)

  • Project session I continues..

First Half (1030 hours to 1100 hours)

  • Review session I

First Half (1100 hours to 1230 hours)

  • Project session I continues..

First Half (1230 hours to 1300 hours)

  • Review session II – final document/report of Project Session I
  • Student/group evaluation IV

Session 6: Day 6

0900 hours to 1600

  • Project session II – brainstorming, mind mapping, conceptualization and ideation

1600 hours to 1700 hours

  • Review session III – review and feedback
  • Student/group evaluation V

Session 7: Day 7

0900 hours to 1600

  • Project session II continues
  • Review session V

1600 hours to 1700 hours

  • Review session VI – Finalized information architecture, task flow, scenario, product dimensions and final design
  • Student/group evaluation VI

Session 8: Day 8

0900 hours to 1600

  • Project session III – equipment procurement, prototype design strategy, prototyping

1600 hours to 1700 hours

  • Review session VI

Session 9: Day 9

0900 hours to 1600

  • Project session III continues…
  • Review session VII

1600 hours to 1700 hours

  • Review session VIII – Final working prototype, experimental setup, users and protocol
  • Student/group evaluation VII

Session 10: Day 10

0900 hours to 1700 hours

  • On-field evaluation

Session 11: Day 11

0900 hours to 1700

  • On-field evaluation
  • Assignment: Report generation and paper writing (ACM format)

Session 12: Day 12 (to be conducted in “makeup” period)

0900 hours to 1600

  • Report and paper writing session

1600 hours to 1700

  • Final deliverable
  • Final stage evaluation

Session 13: Day 13 (to be conducted in “makeup” period)

First Half: 1000 hours to 1100

  • Lecture – Future research direction of TUI

STUDENT EVALUATION

Attendance                                                                                                     10%

(Less than 75% will be automatically diverted to academic affairs)

Academic behavior                                                                                         10%

Student/group evaluation (7 stages)                                                               35%

Mid-End semester exams                                                                               15%

Overall quality & deliverable of the project                                                      30%

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