From design fiction as a technique to question for the future, to investigations of the current, over the course of the semester we have been unpacking Webmaker needs, learning motivations, and product environments.   Today we’re joined by folks from Mozilla to share and discuss proposed interventions. Today’s Agenda: Project Presentations (10-15 mins, followed by […]

Prototyping can be a form of questioning.  “Leave space for interpretation in an object but enough clues with which to pick up a story.” Today’s Agenda: Updates (5 min) Round Robin Crits of Prototypes in Progress + Proposed Plan for Presenting (40 min) What remains questionable and/or confusing about the proposed design intervention? Make Time […]

Like a picture, a prototype can be worth a thousand words.  Low fidelity prototypes should be intentionally malleable.  Prototyping is the tangible making of artifacts at various levels of resolution for furthering and testing out ideas. Today’s Agenda: Round Robin Crits of Prototypes in Progress + Use Cases (45 min) What remains questionable and/or confusing […]

Jumping off our lively exchange with Mozilla’s Mentor Team last week, over the next 3 classes we’ll be developing your design intervention ideas into a preliminary prototype of a solution that can be interacted with to solicit response to. Today’s Agenda: Process materials and feedback from workshop with Mozilla (20 min) What did you learn […]

Folks from Mozilla’s Mentor Team join today’s class and will rotate across the 4 groups of interactive shares (in pairs for 30 minute at each station) More of a recap will be added to this post after class. For now, hop on today’s pad. To consider after we rotate stations and for our end discussion: Which […]

We’re fresh back from spring break. Today’s Agenda: Reflections on Parson’s sharing (10 minutes) Hand in/email in materials Jot onto Today’s MoPad Picking options (15 minutes) Make Time – Group breakout.  (120 minutes)  Design an interactive share.  Consider: What questions will you be posing to the Mozilla Mentor Team? What Webmaker needs and motivations are you […]

Our Question: What are techniques for the interactive sharing of alternative worlds to highlight open questions about designing for webmaker learning and proposing design interventions? Today’s Agenda: Quick Share (5 minutes): Hop on today’s MoPad What’s your world’s name? What is the question(s) posed by your world? Comparing examples: Urgent Evoke and EdZed Omega and Happiness Kit in Talks […]

Highlighting some resources to read and explore to inform the shaping of our future world scenarios and possible design interventions for webmaker learning: What would you add to or change in this evolving set of Webmaker Literacies?   How would you visually represent and/or reframe the definition of web literacies? As a product for potential Webmaker […]

Our Question: What drivers and signals can we draw from our investigations to give shape to possible worlds, its potentials, and liabilities?  What alternative worlds best highlight open questions about designing for webmaker learning? Today’s Agenda: Discuss Mozilla questions and answers.  Add your reflections and ideas on today’s etherpad (hop on) Mappings/Works in Progress as well as […]

Our Question How can the imagining of future worlds be  a technique to explore possible design interventions?   What drivers and signals can we draw from our investigations to give shape to possible worlds, its potentials, and liabilities? Today’s Agenda: Discuss Future Worlds Readings.  Add your reflections and ideas on today’s etherpad (hop on) Compare […]

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