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David Hong

@matteasterday our final Master Design Doc is on our files tab. It is titled "A FINAL MASTER DESIGN DOC 12.15.14" It contains our final assessment results the way you prefer it. We apologize for the time delay, as we are as a group dealing with travels out of our dorms, sickness, family issues, and Navy Seal training. Fortunately, we are done. Thank you very much for your help with our Master Design Doc, we enjoyed working on it very much.

3 years ago ·

David Hong

3 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

@matteasterday our presentation slides are now uploaded to the files tab

3 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

3 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

4 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

Hi David -- I've been going over the master design document. Right now, there aren't any links from the master design document to the online lessons, and it doesn't look like the lessons are online.

I also didn't see any of the user testing reports (which should also be in the design document).

Please upload the lessons and user tests ASAP!

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

David Hong

Professor Easterday and Anna, we have completed our final revisions. Everything is now located in a document titled "A: Master Design Doc 6.0 DFA Studio.docx". Thank you so much for your feedback on our last version. Our lesson plans will be uploaded to the Loft very soon, and we will let Julian know about the location of the lesson plans, along with suggestions for what future teams such as ours can do. We look forward to presenting this Friday!

4 years ago ·

David Hong

Professor Easterday and Ann, we have completed our Master Design Document according to all of your feedback. The latest edition is almost at its final stage, as we seek small amounts of feedback before turning it in. It is titled "Master Design Doc 5.1 DFA studio.docx". We would like to get good feedback so that we can turn in something great by Tuesday midnight. In terms of our Lesson Plans, they are still located in the files tab with the letter "B" in front. We will change Lesson plans up slightly based on the results we can get from the user test or an expert review.

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

David Hong

All 4 lesson plans are now complete after the feedback given. They are now on the Loft, and they have the letter "B" in front of them. They are titled: "competition, stress relief, time management, and goal setting

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

@Matt Easterday - I just posted 3.1 on the files tab to include our revisions on lesson plans 1.1 and 1.3 to include your feedback (i.e. we put loft guide designs in the Master Design Doc to supplement our powerpoints). We'll further incorporate the rest of your feedback over the course of the week and continue submitting newer versions until we get it just right.

@Julian Bongiorno - is the loft guide design in 3.1 better than a pdf, or do you still want pdf versions?

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

David Hong

e have done some work fixing up our files after receiving feedback on our last Master Design Doc. Everything updated is on the Master Design Doc 3.0 DFA Studio.docx. In particular, our Goals and Assessment match one another, our Impact Map is viewable, and our service blueprint is added. In terms of our lesson plans, we are still figuring out a way to make our lesson plans more like "how to" guides without leaving PowerPoint. We believe that the PowerPoint is important to make the guides engaging, creative, and fun; all of which our client stressed over all else. What we will do is keep our PowerPoint setup but make them more into "DFA how-to guides for Team Leads"

4 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

Hey guys -- I've added a lot of feedback on your master design document on the workbench. You've made a lot of progress. There are 2 main challenges now that will fix the majority of issues: (a) make sure that you align all the different parts of the design, and (b) make the lessons more like DFA "how-to" guides and less like powerpoint written for a general audience. This will require a bit of work, but it is a much easier task than what you've had to do so far to narrow down to a specific scope, so you're most of the way there.

4 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

Please view file entitled A: Master_Design_Document_2.2.docx for a comprehensive document of our major files thus far

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

Hi Anna and Prof. Easterday. Please look at our files titled B: Lesson Plan 1.1 and 1.2. They are in their original form, so we are still in the process of amending them to incorporate our most recent user feedback and your upcoming feedback.

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

Hi Emily, can you take a look at our first Lesson Plan as well? It's not on the Master Design doc yet, but we're presenting both docs to Julian today and following up with our expert review interviews to get user feedback.

4 years ago ·

Kevin Hardiman

4 years ago ·

David Hong

We are making good progress. We now have our Impact Map in the Files tab. It will soon be added to our Master Design Doc. Furthermore, we have a timeline on a calendar. It Includes a rough estimate for when we will complete each step in our project.

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

Emily Harburg

4 years ago ·

Emily Harburg

Hey guys! How are things going with your project? What kinds of roadblocks or challenges are you having? Is there any way I can help?

4 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

Hey guys -- you should have access to edit the "DFA Leadership guide"on the Loft now. You can use that section to create content and test it with students.

4 years ago ·

Matt Easterday

4 years ago ·

Anna Bethune

Hi guys,

It was great talking to you about your project today. I liked that you were able to scope down your project and take Julian's ideas and thoughts into consideration. It sounds like you have a pretty good idea of what you want to work on next. Just so that we can give you quick feedback on your unit plan and get you back on track, please post it by Sunday. This link should help you with your unit plan.

https://loft.io/process/learning/conceive/unit-plan/

Let me know if you have questions.

4 years ago ·

Anna Bethune

4 years ago ·

David Hong

Also guys, let's try to use the workbench and checklist so that we know what we should be doing each week.

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

David Hong

Kevin: revised the scope of work according to Julian to make it less ambitious, posted notes of meeting, posted sample of Maslow's hierarchy of needs for the step diagram of Julian's recommendations. Thomas: plan to look at the notes and see what we can learn to use. Problem is to narrow down what he's really looking for (even Julian doesn't seem to know everything). We need to get that timeline to Julian. Jack/David: same thing.

4 years ago ·

David Hong

4 years ago ·

Anna Bethune

Hi guys. Good job so far. Some of your ideas need to be fleshed out more. For example, on page 2 of your brief, I didn't quite understand what you intend to do for the "Learner's task" We can talk about this more in class. Let us also talk about your scope. You are trying to do ALOT here. It is possible that there is some overlap between leadership and the other 3 DFA objectives (membership, fundraising, mentorship). Instead of doing all 3 you could focus on just leadership.

4 years ago ·

Anna Bethune

4 years ago ·

David Hong

There are a few to-do lists on the workbench, and the Design Canvas is starting to take form.

4 years ago ·

David Hong

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