First, tell us a bit about yourself
Your preferred name, your pronouns, maybe where you’re from, something your classmates might not know about you, one thing you want us to know?
Next, tell us about your path as a designer
How did you become interested in design, what are you hoping to get out of this course (or out of this program)?
Last, tell us (mainly me) about your technical side
How comfortable are you in code, have you put together a website before, what have been your challenges?
Goals for the course
Let’s go through the syllabus, our approach, and our community agreement.
We’ll take a break here, for about 10 minutes. Please be back on time; we have a lot to cover.
Why is this important
We’re going to talk about the web, and why it will be our pathway into design and code.
For next week
Make sure to fill out your entry in the class list. This will help me a lot:
Also complete the survey (a couple of you still have not):
Join the Slack channel and and say hi:
Sign up for a GitHub account if you don’t have one! Do this with your newschool.edu email, then apply for the student benefits. You may use this GitHub account in your career, and you can always change your username (and add other email addresses) later. We’ll be using GitHub for our code.
Before we get into code, we’re going to read about it:
This is definitely Not Short, so please leave yourself enough time to get all the way through it. And then add your responses—which we will discuss, as a group, next class:
Finally, come to class with three thematic ideas for your Harmonic Collection projects. We’ll be starting on them next week.