Fall 2013 Blogroll Reading List Senior Design Studio GD426

Anderson, Brooke GD

Callahan, Jacquelyn GD

Ferch, Adam

Gibeau, Steven GD

Kim, Minhye GD

Irmler, Ariel

Lopez, Vincent GD

Nguyen, Hoang GD

Parrish, Garrett GD

Textbook:
100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People (Voices That Matter) by Susan Weinschenk, Ph.D.

The book consists of 10 sections. Each week’s reading is one section posted by next class meeting time.
Assignments not posted  when due receive zero credit. No late submissions.

The instructor reviews 80 blogs a week.
A simple lack of attention to the correct titling of posts will result in zero credit. 

Week 1 Reading Assignment: How People See pgs 2-28. Link from #8

a. Blog Post titled “Unit 1: How People See”
Response to chapter content and definitions for: geon, FFA, canonical perspective, affordance.

b. Researching Topics for Thesis: Finish your evaluation of two theses from Theses and websites. Two blog post responses, due at beginning of class. Blogpost titles: “Thesis Response 1”, “Thesis Response 2”. Include hotlink to thesis pdf being discussed.

Week 2 Reading Assignment: How People Read pgs 29-44  Readability page.

Blog Post titled “Unit 2: How People Read”
Response to chapter content and definitions for: Saccade, Fixation.

Week 3 Reading Assignment: How People Remember pgs 45-60

a. Blog Post titled: “Unit 3: How People Remember” Synopsis of Chapter

b. Researching Topics for Thesis: Finish your evaluation of two theses from Theses and websites. Two blog post responses, due at beginning of class. Blogpost titles: “Thesis Response 3”, “Thesis Response 4”. Include hotlink to thesis pdf being discussed.

Week 4 Reading Assignment: How People Think pgs 61-94

Blog Post titled: “Unit 4: How People Think”
Response to chapter content and definitions for: goal-gradient effect, operant conditioning, dopamine.

Week 5 Reading Assignment: How People Focus Their Attention pgs 95-113

Blog Post titled: “Unit 5: How People Focus Their Attention”
Response to chapter content and three hotlinks to related material.

Week 6 Reading Assignment: What Motivates People pgs 115-142. Marshmallow Experiment

Blog Post titled: “Unit 6: What Motivates People”
Response to chapter content and three hotlinks to related material.

Week 7 Reading Assignment: People Are Social Animals pgs 143- 162

Blog Post titled: “Unit 7: People Are Social Animals
Response to chapter content and definitions: Dunbar’s number, mirror neurons, synchronous activity, Duchenne smile.

Week 8 Reading Assignment: How People Feel pgs 162-185.

Blog Post titled: “Unit 8: How People Feel”
Response to chapter content and definitions: amygdala versus thalamus, “Welcoming Warmth”, nucleas accubens, attention restoration.

Week 9 Reading Assignment: People Make Mistakes 187- 199.

Blog Post titled: “Unit 9: People Make Mistakes”
Response to chapter content and three hotlinks to related material.

Week 10 Reading Assignment: How People Decide 201- 224

Blog Post titled: “Unit 10: How People Decide”
Response to chapter content and three hotlinks to related material.

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