PHONE APP ASSIGNMENT
There’s no denying that the mobile smart phones have unlimited potential to help us manage our lives. We want you to join the wave in finding out what health and fitness applications are out there and available to help people achieve their wellness goals. we thought this project would be fun and that an lhs student just might be the next Successful app designer.
SELECT A HEALTH AND WELLNESS OR PHYSICAL FITNESS/ACTIVITY TOPIC THAT CAN BENEFIT FROM THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PHONE APPLICATION.
DESIGN AND DEVELOP A PHONE APPLICATION TO HELP ADDRESS THE NEED OR PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TOPIC. YOU WILL RESEARCH OTHER PHONE APPS AND IDENTIFY KEY ASPECTS TO SUCCESSFUL APPS. YOU WILL ALSO RESEARCH THE TOPIC YOU HAVE SELECTED SO YOU CAN DEVISE A UNIQUE AND USEFUL APPROACH TO MANAGING OR, PROVIDING INFORMATION ON THE CONDITION/TASK.
THEN DESIGN YOUR APP ON PAPER, USING AN 8X11 PAPER AS THE SCREEN PAGE FOR EACH PAGE. THESE PAGES THAT REPRESENT YOUR APP, MAY BE HAND DRAWN PICTURES WRITTEN DESCRIPTIONS, OR COMPUTER GENERATED IMAGES.
YOU MUST WRITE A ONE PAGE ESSAY DESCRIBING WHY YOU CHOSE THE TOPIC AND WHAT IS THE NEED YOUR APP SATISFIES. YOU MUST IDENTIFY THE TARGET AUDIENCE FOR WHOM THE APP IS INTENDED; EXPLAIN WHY THEY NEED THIS SERVICE. HOW WILL THIS APP IMPROVE THEIR CURRENT LEVEL OF CONDITION OR PROVIDE OTHER BENEFIT.
SHARE THE DESIGN WITH A FRIEND, PARENT OR TEACHER TO GET THEIR FEEDBACK. IS THE APP REALISTIC? DOES IT MEET A NEED? DO THEY THINK THEY WOULD USE THE APP? INCLUDE THIS INFORMATION AND YOUR RATIONALE WITH THE ABOVE ASSIGNMENT AS A SECTION CALLED “REVIEWS”. REVIEWS CAN BE IN BULLET FORM.
PROVIDE A LIST OF RESOURCES THAT WERE USED FOR THE RESEARCH AND USED FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.
CONCLUDE THE ASSIGNMENT BY PROVIDING A GRAPHIC ORGANIZER OF HOW YOU DEVELOPED THE APP AND THE PROJECT.
APP Model to review:
See the Media Specialist for other suggestions for resources.
YOUR ASSIGNMENT WILL BE EVALUATED ON THE FOLLOWING
- COMPLETION OF ALL ASSIGNMENT TASKS.
- USE OF ACCURATE CONTENT INFORMATION.
- CREATIVITY - ARTISTIC EXPRESSION AND DESIGN.