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.|
|January 30||Attention. Eye-Tracking Experiments.
Text Effects and Smooth Sliding Menu.
Scroll-Activated Animation and Parallax Scrolling.
|Mind: 10-11||Children’s Educational Site|
|February 6||Coordination and Time.
Documentary History. Documentary Planning.
|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. Media on the Web.||“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|
|February 20||User Interfaces. Lab.||“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]|
|February 27||Lighting.||Net Neutrality Interactive Doc.|
|March 10||Web VR Video lab|
|March 12||Bootstrap Layout.|
|March 17||Bootstrap Visuals (margin/padding, fonts)||Documentary Proposal Due|
|March 19||Bootstrap extras (buttons, menus, etc.)|
|March 24||Documentary Layout Workshop|
|March 26||PHP||PHP/mySQL: 2-3|
|March 31||mySQL||PHP/mySQL: 5-6|
|April 2||Creating Forms/jQuery Validation||PHP/mySQL: 4 (skim)|
|April 7||PHP and mySQL||PHP/mySQL: 7|
|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/|
|April 21||Lab||PHP/mySQL assignment due.|
|April 30||Class Demonstrations. Evaluations.||Interactive Documentary due w/Documentation.|
|Friday, May 1||Research Symposium: 1pm-4pm.|
|Finals Week||Course Reflection due.|