Project Log Week 16. The Last Week of the Project.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

This week we have to be all finished with out project and turn it in, we are going to have no problem with this part at all because our project is all ready.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

This week I wrote half of the usability test, mostly the part about our system and what we got from our tests subjects.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin described all of the parts of our test that we discovered through our test subjects and test area.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Our communication has been a lot through text messages and email, every other time we talk is during class.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

Right now we are both working on fixing our parts and we plan on putting everything online tomorrow during the day.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

For the end of the project we just need to finish our parts and then once finished we will look over each others work then submit it.

Projet Log Week 15. Finishing the Project.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

This week our project is nearly finished, our website is all set up and the only thing we need to finish is the documentation part describing our findings from the test.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

This week I looked over our findings from our test in order to describe our findings and go over anything that needed to be changed.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin discussed all of the different roles that people played, the role of the test facility, and also what we tested.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Our communication has been mostly over email, it is a lot easier that way.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

This week we plan on finishing up all of our documentation, we must have a section ready for peer review on Monday and everything will be finished by Wednesday.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

For the end of the project we are splitting the work and hopefully we will have no problems with the end of our project.

Project Log Week 14. Thanksgiving Break.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

This week we went over how we thought the testing went and also what we planned on changing.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

We both discussed what we planned on changing.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

We both just talked about what we needed to change.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Our communication for this week was all in class.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

For this week we plan on taking a little break for thanksgiving, we decided we will wait to fix anything until after the break.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

After the break we plan on getting right onto out webpage and make all the necessary changes to make it run a lot better.

 

Project Log Week 13. Usability Testing.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

This was a very important week for our project, we had to perform the actual usability testing with people. We thought it was all ready but as the first test started we realized we were not totally ready. After a few minor adjustments we made it work just fine.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

My part during the usability test was to watch and record any findings from our test. I watched to see how long it took for each person to do each task, and I also looked to see if they had any problems with a certain section.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin was the spokes person for our group to our testers, and did mostly all the talking for our group.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

We communicate a lot through email and text messages just to be sure we are both still on track.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

Right now our only plans are to get ready to discuss when we need to change and then perform those changes.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

To complete our project at this point, we need to do whatever revisions to our project to make to work better.

  • Reflect on any lessons you have learned about collaboration and electronic   communication.

Electronic communication is great for anything, and is a great way to send information without having a disk.

Project Log Week 12. First Try at Usability Testing.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

This week, we worked on our usability testing and had to turn it in to be graded. We are getting it ready to be used in class during the actual testing process.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

I wrote the script for our group to use during our presentation of our website, and I finished putting together the last part of our website.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin has created the questions that we will be asking and made the overview of what we are doing on our website.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Our communication for this week was all in class, we use email to send our information to each other easily.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

Right now our only plans are to bring food to class during the usability test, other than that we havent made any other deadlines or tasks.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

Working in class has given us plenty of time to work on what is due, I use my time out of class to think about what we need to do, and email is always the easiest way for us to stay in contact.

  • Reflect on any lessons you have learned about collaboration and electronic   communication.

Electronic communication is always useful, because you can go back and review any information.

Project Log Week 11. Learning How to Perform a Usability Test.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

For this week, our project is in the beginning states of usability testing. We have just finished putting out videos onto our webpage and we are getting ready to have people come in and test our websites to see what we need to improve on.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

I put together most of the information on our webpage, I created a webpage for each of our main points from our storyboard.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin has put together the videos for our website and made all of the webpages look better.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Most of our communication has been in the class room, we have been in contact with email and text messages to inform each other where we are in the project.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

For this week, all we have to do is put together all of our information for the usability testing. We havent decided who will do what for the rest of this project just yet but we will discuss it more soon.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

I am going to get in contact with Caitlin very soon to find out what she wants to do and how we are going to finish our project.

  • Reflect on any lessons you have learned about collaboration and electronic   communication.

Electronic communication has been one of our top ways of communicating besides in class communication.

Project log Week 10. Adding Video to our Website.

  • Report on the status of the project: Is it in early drafting? Is it   production ready? Is your group conducting research? Etc.

Our project is going very well, we are in the still in the process of putting together our website and now we will start putting videos on how to use the our section of the website.

  • Record your contributions to the project that week.

I have still been doing the work on our website, trying to learn how to use dreamweaver better.

  • Record the contributions of others in your group.

Caitlin has put together the videos for our website and we have just put them onto our web page.

  • Record the time and date of group meetings and communication and describe   briefly what was accomplished. Did the group have a large email discussion? Did   you IM with another group member? Etc.

Our only communication has been in the class room, and that has been enough for our project lately.

  • Report on any scheduled plans for completing specific tasks in the project.   What group members have taken on which specific tasks? What are the prospective   deadlines?

Caitlin has put together the videos needed for our website, I will continue fine tuning our web page.

  • Plan out ideas for completing the project, including ways to collaborate and   communicate more effectively with your group.

Caitlin will be using the program Jing to record video instructions that will help people use our section of the website.

  • Reflect on any lessons you have learned about collaboration and electronic   communication.

Electronic communication has been one of our top ways of communicating besides in class communication.