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Fantastical features (May 18 - May 25)

Fantastical features

This week you will be bringing your P1: Features initial app and feature explorations to designated lab meeting times (D101 times, D102 times, D103 times).

P1 times clarification

Thank-you to whoever pointed out that the delivery times for the projects did not accommodate the Thursday labs and apologies for the oversight! I have updated the project brief to include the Thursday lab time in the description. You may just have to refresh the page.

Please remember that deliverables are due for your lab time every week.

Office hours

While Ladan will always be available by appointment, Andrew will be available for regular office hours On Zoom (linked on Canvas) on:

Please email Andrew or message him on the course chat to let him know you will be attending. There are also some regular weekly times that Andrew will be available at for quick questions or feedback over the course chat.

Next lecture

The next pre-recorded lecture portion is available at https://andrewh.ca/teaches/interface_design/lectures/02/video. Sorry, this one is a bit rambly. They will be less rambly in future! Please watch it before our lecture time.

During our lecture time this week we will:

Next labs

We are setting scheduled times to meet with Ladan on a weekly basis. These times will stay the same until the next project. If you have concerns with your assigned time please email Andrew.

Please head to your lab Zoom room (D101/D102 or D103) when your time is. You may just have to wait a couple of minutes while Ladan wraps up with the previous person.

If you do not see your name on the list — for example you joined the course from the waitlist or are on the waitlist — please email Andrew or message him on chat to organize a time for some feedback.

D101: Tuesdays from 14:30-16:20 (PST)

Apologies if your preferred name does not appear below. Canvas does not provide an easy way to access preferred name by lab.

This list was updated on May 25.

  • 14:30 — Xiangwei
  • 14:34 — Alyssa
  • 14:38 — Yunyao
  • 14:42 — Ethan T.
  • 14:46 — Jian
  • 14:50 — Pengyu
  • 14:58 — Trang
  • 15:02 — Tsz
  • 15:06 — Louis
  • 15:10 — Tiffany
  • 15:14 — Xian
  • 15:18 — Ayeon
  • 15:26 — Hyebin
  • 15:30 — Shizhao
  • 15:34 — Ethan M.
  • 15:38 — Jingyun
  • 15:42 — Catelyn
  • 15:46 — Steven
  • 15:54 — Jonathan
  • 15:58 — Qi
  • 16:02 — Gaozheng
  • 16:06 — Juan
  • 16:10 — Zeynep
  • 16:14 — Kai-Lee

D102: Tuesdays from 16:30-18:20 (PST)

Apologies if your preferred name does not appear below. Canvas does not provide an easy way to access preferred name by lab.

This list was updated on May 25.

  • 16:30 — Dan
  • 16:34 — Lingjie
  • 16:38 — Rui
  • 16:42 — James
  • 16:46 — Meng
  • 16:50 — Amy
  • 16:58 — Jodi
  • 17:02 — Jia
  • 17:06 — Ceyao
  • 17:10 — Lixin
  • 17:14 — Morgan
  • 17:18 — Shimeng
  • 17:26 — Vania
  • 17:30 — Hana
  • 17:34 — Jaehyung
  • 17:38 — Yuqingqing
  • 17:42 — Yining
  • 17:46 — Ruoyan
  • 17:54 — Ashley
  • 17:58 — Andrew
  • 18:02 — Vien
  • 18:06 — Yu-Cheng
  • 18:10 — Yue

D103: Thursdays from 17:30-19:20 (PST)

Apologies if your preferred name does not appear below. Canvas does not provide an easy way to access preferred name by lab.

This list was updated on May 21.

  • 17:30 — Yingdong
  • 17:34 — Thi huyen
  • 17:38 — Sebastian
  • 17:46 — Ka in
  • 17:50 — Liam
  • 17:58 — Jongeun
  • 18:02 — Chloe
  • 18:06 — Sean-Gregory
  • 18:14 — Danika
  • 18:18 — Yeonggi
  • 18:26 — Karina
  • 18:30 — Sophia
  • 18:34 — Thanh
  • 18:38 — Alexandra
  • 18:42 — Johnny L.
  • 18:46 — Andrew
  • 18:54 — Fiona
  • 18:58 — Siloam
  • 19:02 — Jonathan C.
  • 19:06 — Peiyuan
  • 19:10 — Freeman

This week's reading

Please try to complete readings before the lecture, however, there will be time set aside in each lecture to complete the reading should you need.

This week's reading is: Krishna, Golden. (2015). "Screen-based Thinking: Let's Make an App! (Chapter 2)." The Best Interface Is No Interface. New Riders.

A PDF of the reading is available on Canvas. The reading should take about 13.5 minutes to finish (2700 words).

Questions or concerns?

Of course should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to email Andrew, email Ladan, or message either on course chat and we will respond as quickly as possible.