The professor reserves the right to make minor changes to the schedule and reading assignments.
|January 21||Visual Structure.
|Mind: 2-3||Personal Portfolio|
|January 23||Color and Peripheral Vision. jQuery II.
|Mind: 4-5||jQuery “Fun House”|
|January 28||Web Reading. Recognition. Decision Making.
CSS Animations and Transitions.
|Mind: 6, 9, 12.|
Text Effects and Smooth Sliding Menu.
Drop Down Menus. Eye-Tracking Experiments.
|February 6||Coordination and Time.
Documentary History. Documentary Planning. Review Midterm.
|Mind: 13-14; “What Gives Documentaries a Voice of Their Own” by Bill Nichols in Introduction to Documentary [Blackboard] ; “Documentary History” by Michael Rabinger in Directing the Documentary [Blackboard]; Mapping: Framing and Digital First [Blackboard]||SEMINAR.|
|February 13||Video Editing.||“Zen and the Art of Documentary Editing” by De Jong, Knudsen, and Rothwell in Creative Documentary: Theory and Practice [Blackboard]|
|February 18||Interactive Documentary + Journalism; Net Neutrality Lab||Mapping: Key Tensions||Children’s Educational Site due.|
|February 20||User Interfaces. Lab. Media on the Web.||“The Documentary Designer: A List of Propositions for Interactive Documentary Practice Online” [Blackboard] “User Experience vs. Author Experience” by Sandra Gaudenzi in iDocs [Blackboard]; “Designed Experiences in Interactive Documentaries” by Siobhan O’Flynn in Contemporary Documentary [Blackboard]; Mapping: Case Studies [Blackboard]||SEMINAR|
|February 25||Interviewing/Cinematography||“Interviewing: Gathering People’s Stories” by Fadiman and Levelle in Producing with a Passion [Blackboard]||Children’s Educational Site documentation due.|
|March 10||Web VR Video lab||Net Neutrality Interactive Doc.|
|March 12||Bootstrap Layout.||Documentary Proposal Due|
|March 17||Class Cancelled|
|March 19||Bootstrap Visuals (margin/padding, fonts); Bootstrap extras (buttons, menus, etc.)|
|March 24||Documentary Layout Workshop. Parallax Libraries.|
|March 31||Creating Forms/jQuery Validation|
|April 2||PHP and mySQL|
|April 7||PHP/mySQL lab|
|April 14||Social Media. Google Maps; timeline.js||https://developers.google.com/maps/; “Telling Stories with Data” by Nathan Yau [Blackboard]; https://timeline.knightlab.com/||PHP/mySQL assignment due|
|April 23||Class Demonstrations. Evaluations.||Interactive Documentary due w/Documentation.|
|Friday, April 24||Research Symposium: 1pm-4pm.|
|Finals Week||Industry Reflection Paper due.|