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Class Schedule

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This page lists the assgnments, readings, projects, and weekly schedule for this course. In general, this course is light on reading and heavy on 'doing' and the expectation is that all students will be engaged in the activities of the course.






Prior to Class

In Class Activities and Deliverables

April 4 2008

Combined Presentations from week 1: week1_complete_web.pdf


- Introduction

- Course Overview

- Reflection:Unexpected Learning

- creativity icons, design journals, and supplies

- Project 1 Description- Project 2 Description

April 11 2008

People and Learning

- READ: Don Norman article on Personas * Cooper Interactive Article Goodwin, Kim. Perfecting Your Personas. Cooper Interactive Newsletter. July/August 2001

- Complete Class Goals Reflection on personal wiki page

- React to at least two other students' reflections

- Add at least one entry to Learning ApproachesTable

- Obtain course supplies and creativity icon

- Think about which project teams you'd like to be a part of



- Personas Activity and discussion - Read Class Goals Reflections

- Read/Share/React to Learning Approaches Table


April 18 2008

Design, Designers, and Designing

- Scenario Based Design

- Carroll, John M. (1999). 5 Reasons for Scenario Based Design. Proceedings from 32nd Annual IEEE Conference on Systems Sciences. Carroll_Scenario.PDF (pdf)

- Scenarios Overview LDT Class 2002

- Scenarios for Wallenberg Hall Design

- Complete Project 1



- Design and Creativity Session

- Project 2 work session > brainstorming

- Schedule 1:1 Feedback Session

- Sign up for Book Club

April 25 2008


Learning in Public Places; Globally Collaborative Design




- Read the Executive Summary of: Knowing What Students Know: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment. James W.Pellegrino, Naomi Chudowsky, and Robert Glaser, editors. National Research Council. National Academies Press, 2001.

- Individual meetings with students: poster feedback and class check-in

- read proposals sent by Lars Botin, Professor, Aalborg University, Aalborg Denmark.

- Collaborate with Lars Botin and Aalborg University students

- read Malcolm Brown's learning spaces table

- CTL Small Group Evaluation

5/2/2008 Museums


- Allen, S. Designs for Learning: Studying Science Museum Exhibits that do More Than Entertain. Science Education Vol. 88. No. 1 pp 17-S33. 2004. Allen_Exploratorium.pdf

- Packer, J., & Ballantyne, R. (2005) Solitary vs. Shared Learning: Exploring the Social Dimensions of Museum Learning. Curator: The Museum Journal. Vol.48 (2). Pp. 177- 192. PackerBallantyne_SolitaryVShared.pdf

- Crowley, K., Callanan, M.A., Tenenbaum, H.R., & Allen, E. (2001). Parents explain more often to boys than to girls during shared scientific thinking. Psychological Science, 12 (3), 258-261 *

- FIELD TRIP: Class will be held at Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose. Carpools leave Stanford Oval at 12:15; return by 5:00.


- Each Group Present Personas from Project 2

5/9/2008 Google Sketchup Lab/ NO CLASS


Optional: Download Google Sketchup to your laptop and bring to class for lab session


-Explore Google Sketchup for modeling learning spaces

Zoos -


- Finish your Book Club book and your book club meeting; be prepared to present to class

- Read Asia Trails Proposal and come to class with at least one question for the author written down on paper AsiaTrails2008.pdf
- Kara Blond, National Zoo, Washington DC

- Book Club

- In class work time

- Each Group Present Scenarios from Project 2

May 23 2008 Higher Education - How do we support teachers and learners in new spaces?


- Wiki Reflection: Library Assignment

- Complete Learning Spaces Field Trip


- Wallenberg Hall and innovative learning spaces around the world

- Share Learning Spaces Field Trips and library trips

- Flex Time: One free hour to react to issues raised early in class

- In class work time

May 30 2008
6/6/2008     All material due (products posted to wiki as pdf)


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