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Deck to accompany ITP DIYHealth 2012 opening lecture. Created by Steven Dean, uploaded by Myles Recny.

Deck to accompany ITP DIYHealth 2012 opening lecture. Created by Steven Dean, uploaded by Myles Recny.



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    • Designing and Buildinga System for Self-CareDIY HealthSteven Deansteven.dean@nyu.edu917 538-5194
    • World Health Organization defines health as“a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being”
    • Health is mostly driven by behavior. Not genetics.Your DIY health solutions will focus on behavior.
    • course description
    • Traditional medical care focuses on fixing sickness butdoesnt do a very good job of helping prevent it.Who does a good job of preventing sickness?
    • Self-care solutions that help us take better care ofourselves have the potential to improve our health andwell-being, and may keep us from experiencing theconsequences of chronic disease, or even reversing it.What does self-care mean to you?
    • The sensor and self-tracking revolution is changing ourunderstanding of data and ourselves. We need newsystems that collect, understand and interpret this data tohelp us know ourselves better and make better choices inlight of that knowledge.How do you currently learn about yourself?
    • How might we design a self-care system that engages usin our own monitoring, goal setting, experimenting,reflecting and understanding as it relates to our bodies,minds, emotions, relationships and environment?What system, if any, do you use now?
    • Since self-care applies to all of us, you will focus inwardlyon your own needs and situations.
    • The goal of the course is to design a self-care system thathelps you take stock of yourself by exploring ways tomeasure, reflect and act upon your health and lifestyle.
    • You will be making interactive interfaces, visualizationsand feedback systems that use existing technologies andmethods to support your health and well-being.
    • You will employ design techniques to develop problemstatements, generate concepts, prototype, and then testand refine your solutions to evolve them into high-fidelityprototypes that use sketches, scenarios, videos and userjourneys to convey the complete user experience.
    • The emphasis is on the lightest weight prototype, whichworks through the solution over actual implementations insoftware and hardware. Significant portions of class timewill be set aside for teamwork, designing and critique.
    • goals of the course
    • Learn how actions lead to achieving goals.
    • Learn how behavior change works.
    • Learn how to design for behavior change.
    • Learn how to model systems.
    • Design a self-care system that works for you.
    • Collaborate with others to test and improve your designs.
    • requirements
    • Come to class.
    • Arrive on time.
    • Contact me.
    • Blog.
    • Pass.
    • Do all assignments.
    • Distractions.
    • Contribute.
    • The Plan
    • Week 1Monday 10 Sep Disappearing (at sea) by Andrew Friend http://www.andrewfriend.co.uk
    • Intro, what is health?Syllabus overviewGoals of the courseWhat does health mean to you?What is self-care?
    • Week 2Monday 17 Septo be rescheduled
    • What is the Quantified Self?Self-tracking and the QS movementBody hacking, self-experimentersGuest QSer TBD
    • Week 3Monday 24 Sep
    • What is behavior change?Human nature and some basic psychologyWhat is a behavior?Models of behavior changeTypes of behaviors
    • Week 4Monday 1 Oct
    • How do you change behavior?Motivation and abilityWell-timed triggersDesigning for behavior changeWhat works? What doesn’t work?
    • Week 5Monday 8 Oct
    • Habit formationWhat are habits?Rewards and incentivesShaping and reinforcementBuilding a habit machineSelf-tracking in habit creationGuest: Fred Muench
    • Week 6Monday 22 Oct
    • Body as an interfaceSensors, devices, technology on the horizonHacking the body, mind, selfPerformance
    • Week 7Monday 29 Oct
    • Goals, actions and feedback loopsCybernetic systemsSelf-tracking and self-monitoringDesign Brief for final projectGuest: Paul Pangaro
    • Week 8Monday 5 Nov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemFinal project briefConcept mapsSketch modelsBrainstorm ideasGuest speaker
    • Week 9Monday 12 Nov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemProject draft1st and 2nd order feedback modelsDocument B=MATJourney maps
    • Week 10Monday 19 Nov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemDocument processImprove feedback modelsDesign interventionsPrototypeSketches
    • Week 11Monday 26 Nov http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemStoryboardTest ideasIterate and improvePrototype
    • Week 12Monday 3 Dec http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemPrototypeDesignVoiceoverVideo shoot, editRough cut
    • Week 14Monday 10 DecWednesday 12 Dec http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simple_machine
    • Designing a Self-Care SystemRefineFinal presentations