schedule

Week 1

M 1/5

  • set up your WordPress site for this class and email me your URL
  • create a draft of your anti/pseudo/sorta selfie, and post it at your WordPress site before class on Wednesday 1/7

W 1/7

  • complete your anti/pseudo/sorta selfie; post it on your WordPress site (perhaps on a separate About Me page), and send me a copy of the JPG or PNG file by Sunday 1/11 at 9:00 pm
  • read “The Big Four” by Garr Reynolds (in the readings folder of our class Dropbox)
  • find a poorly designed document and write a brief critique of it, focusing on the CARP principles
  • bring the document and your critique to class on Monday 1/12

Week 2

M 1/12

  • create a draft of your document redesign, and make it available digitally or in print for class on Wednesday 1/14

W 1/14

  • complete the Document Redesign project

Week 3

M 1/19     holiday!

W 1/21     Document Redesign Due

  • create a draft of the Minor Flyer, and make it available digitally or in print for class on Monday 1/26

Week 4

M 1/26

  • complete the Minor Flyer, and put the PDF in our class Dropbox, inside the “minor flyer” folder
  • bring a color and black-and-white version of your finished flyer to class on Wednesday

W 1/28  Minor Flyer Due

  • sketch out several ideas for the personal logo project, and make your top three options available digitally (for example, at your WordPress site) or in print for class on Monday 2/2
  • read through the sites on logo design listed on the Resources page on this website

Week 5

M 2/2

  • create several drafts of your personal logo (e.g., different colors, sizes, placement on a business card), and make these drafts available digitally or in print for class on Wednesday 2/4

W 2/4

  • complete the Personal Logo & Business Card project
  • bring 3 copies of your current resume to class on Monday 2/9

Week 6

M 2/9     Personal Logo and Business Card Due

  • revise and complete your resume
  • continue work on your alternative resume

W 2/11

  • complete a draft of your alternative resume, and make it available digitally or in print for class on Wednesday 2/18
  • write a draft of your application letter, and make it available digitally or in print for class on Wednesday 2/19

Week 7

M 2/16     Holiday!

W 2/18

  • complete the Application Package project
  • read “Slidedocs” by Nancy Duarte (in our class Dropbox folder)
  • send me an email describing your plans for the SlideDoc Project

Week 8

M 2/23     Application Package Due

  • draft several pages of your slidedoc, and post them at your WordPress site before class on Wednesday 2/25

W 2/25

  • create a complete draft of your slidedoc, and post it at your WordPress site before class on Monday 3/2

Week 9

M 3/2

  • continue to work on your slidedoc

W 3/4

  • complete the SlideDoc Project

Week 10

M 3/9

  • sign up for a web server and reserve a domain name for your website
  • write a draft of your About Me page, and make it available digitally or in print for class on Wednesday 3/11

W 3/11 SlideDoc Project due

  • finish the WordPress Website project

F 3/14   WordPress Website Due

 

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