Course Content

Course Content

Unit 1 – Design

Unit 1: Lesson 1 – What type of app do you want to make?

Objective: To be able to come up with a few simple ideas for an app.

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Unit 1: Lesson 2 – Drilling Deeper for App Ideas

Objective: Teachers will expand their list of app ideas beyond their own needs. M

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Unit 1: Lesson 3 – How to Design an Educational Game

Objective: Gain a better understanding of educational game design.

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Unit 1: Lesson 4 – The Icon – Design Document

Objective: Create your icon design document for your designer (& developer) to use.

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Unit 1: Lesson 5 – Wireframe & Design Document

Objective: Create your design document and wireframes for you developer & designer to use.

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Reality – The Educational App Market

Objective: To be able to set realistic goals in creating your app business.

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Identifying Your USP for Apps

Objective: Identify your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) for your educational app business

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Resources & Extra Reading

Note: This resource page will continue to update, so check back often.

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Unit 2 – Development

Lesson 1 – Getting Your Feet Wet – Practice Hiring Freelancers

Objective: Practice hiring freelancers (estimated cost $5-$25) to design you a “demo” icon.

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Lesson 2 – Sign Up For A Developers Account

Objective: To be ready to submit your app when it is completed to Apple

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Lesson 3 – App Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA)

What is an iPhone App Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) and Do I Need One? An NDA, or non disclosure agreement, is a legal and binding document that protects your idea or your “intellectual property”.

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Lesson 4 – Researching Your Development Cost

Objective: To figure out what it will cost to develop your app idea

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Lesson 5 – Posting Your Job

Objective: Post your first job!!!

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Lesson 6: Filtering Applicants & Skype Interview

Objective: Picking your Developer

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Lesson 7: Getting Updates & Establishing Communication Habits

Quick Lesson: You need to establish a communication system that keeps you updated and happy and that isn’t to annoying to the developers/designers.

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