Homework 12 (7/15/2013)

If you haven’t yet: finish your journey maps (labeled page 16 in the  Empathize and Define packet).

Then do:

1. Brainstorm through the storyboard technique.  Do two 5-minute sessions in which you try to rapidly DRAW solutions (one solution per box).

2. Powers of ten (labeled page 18): Add a constraint that changes the magnitude of the solution space and try brain storming again. “What if it had to cost more than a million dollars to implement?,” “What about under 25 cents?,”  “What if it was physically larger than this room?,” “Smaller than a deck of cards?,” “Had no physical presence?”, “Took more than four hours to complete the experience?”, “Less than 30 seconds?”. More power to you.

3. Read the Brainstorming Rules, Facilitating a Brainstorm and Selection in the Empathize and Define packet (these pages are labeled 28-30) in order to prepare for group brainstorming in class.

Homework 11 (7/11/2013)

Spend 2 hours total doing the following activities:

1. Reflect on your own experience when it comes to what concerns you with your community,

2. Interview other people in the community about their experiences about your concerns and

3. Research online about the history of your concern in your community and current action being taken.

Website Criteria

THE “ABOUT US” CRITERIA (GROUP BIO)

-The “About Us” must include every member’s name, first name at least
-The “About Us” must contain a well thought out purpose of the group.

THE “ABOUT ME” CRITERIA

-The individual “About Me” must contain the first and last name of student
-Students must have their bachelor’s degree with its major and what college it was attained, as well as their Master’s degree with its major and what college it was attained.
-Research is conducted during post grad (while getting Master’s and PhD). Students must indicate what research they did and under what professor.

Homework 10 (07/10/2013)

Homework July 10th, 2013

  • Due: Submit a box with lid that holds 4.5 cubic inches, has interlocking faces, and opposite sides has matching images with your names etched on it.
  • Document one attempt at fixing your broken object.
  • Build on your free write – in your lab books, write about the change you would want to make in your community.  Be prepared to share a 30 second explanation about an issue that troubles you.

Homework 9 (07/09/2013)

Homework July 8th, 2013

  • Comment on this homework assignment answering the following question: What resources have I used for this class?
  • Study for the quiz retake.  You can retake the quiz during office hours.
  • Due Wednesday: Go over the example problems in Chapter 18. Focus on Examples 18.1-18.4, Ohm’s Law, Kirchhoff’s Law, DC circuits, Example 18.20 and Example 18.21
  • Due Thursday: Submit a box with lid that holds 4.5 cubic inches, has interlocking faces, and opposite sides has matching images with your names etched on it.  Document one attempt at fixing your broken object.

Homework 8 (07/08/2013)

Homework July 8th, 2013

  • If possible, download the Illustrator Trial  and the Sketchup Trial so you can play with Illustrator and Sketchup.
  • Study for the quiz retake.  You can retake the quiz during office hours.
  • First individual challenge: brainstorm ways to fix your broken object and look up specifications for the object.  Write down what you research.
  • Go over the example problems in Chapter 18. Take note of any confusion you have so they can be discussed in Office Hours.
  • Finish designing your open-faced box and make a technical drawing for a lid for your box.