Workshop 02Speed Dating+Rapid Modeling=Model Dating
Workshop OverviewIn this workshop, we will create purpose statements for our networkthrough writing, speed dating, and making. We will begin by jottingdown ideas that will be visualized during dates. We will refine writingin response to what is made.
GOALTo generate ideas about the purposeof our network.
METHODSSpeed Dating+Modeling & Diagramming+ Platform: Skype+ Materials: paper, markers, tape, tin foil, etc.
METHOD 1Speed datingSpeed dating as a design activity, is similarto the familiar social process. In design, it isa method for talking and exchanging ideaswith each other, moving from one person toanother, for a certain amount of time.
Here are some main points to remember:- Be patient and listen- Speak clearly- Be open to new ideas
METHOD 2Rapid modelingIt is a method to visualize your ideas, quicklyand intuitively using basic everyday items,as way to express and discuss each othersconcepts.
Here are some main points to remember:- Interpret through making- Don’t be hypercritical of what you make, just express yourself- The more creative the better
Gather MaterialsGather a few modeling anddiagramming supplies fromaround your house/studio.These wil be used for modelingduring your speed date.Suggested items include: paper,markers, tape, tinfoil, etc.
Skype SetupSince we will be using skype tocommunicate during our speed datesyou will need to make sure to:+ Sign into Skype+ heck your schedule to find your C dates and their Skype User Names+ Add those User Names to your Contacts in Skype
Complete Quick WritingYou will be creating a draft PurposeStatement for our network. You will needto complete the quick writing exerciseshown within the instruction page.The responses to these questions will beused during your speed date.
DURING THE DURING THEWORKSHOP WORKSHOPSPEED MODEL-DATING ING
In each of your three speed dates you will:1. TRADE: Trade answers from a part of your quick writing exercise. (Trade by copying your response in the Skype message feature of your video call.)2. MODEL: Interpret your date’s response by modeling and diagramming with your toolkit.3. DISCUSS: Show your date what you made and discuss.
If you are unsure of when or who youhave speed dates with please consultyour personal schedule or contact theproposium remote liason through Skype.
+ Look at the notes you took during each date.+ Refine your writing based on the feedback, and the modeling exercises.+ Upload a proposed name for our network and a finalized purpose statement in the comment box on the website.
QUICK WRITINGTIPS BEFORE WORKSHOP QUICK WRITINGWhen your writing keep these things in mind...A Purpose Statement is a declaration of intentthat provides clarity, focus, and inspiration.+ Be concise.+ Create Something inspirational.
SPEED DATINGTIPS DURING THE WORKSHOP SPEED DATINGWhen your speed dating keep these things in mind...Speed Dating is a series of consecutive datesto quickly discuss and exchange ideas withvarious people .+ Be patient and listen.+ Speak clearly.+ Be open to new ideas.
MODELINGTIPS DURING THE WORKSHOP MODEL- INGWhen your rapid modeling diagramming keepthese things in mind...Rapid modeling diagramming is a method to visualizeyour ideas, quickly and intuitively using basic everydayitems, as way to express and discuss each others concepts.+ Interpret through making.+ Don’t be hypercritical of what you make, just express yourself.+ The more creative the better.
Meet your first dateExchange and discussyour written responsewith your date.
TRADE: Trade answers froma part of your quick writingexercise by copying yourresponse in the Skype messagefeature of your video call.
MODEL: Interpret your date’s response bymodeling and diagramming with your toolkit.
DISCUSS: Show your date whatyou made and discuss.