2021-2022 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

IDESN 2700 Information Architecture

Introductory course involving the concepts, methods, and procedures of information architecture focused on managing information complexity towards accessibility and understanding by an audience. Sensitivity to the relationships of form and content in complex and dynamic systems of information will be emphasized. Major topics include organization, navigation and labeling. Through assignment, lecture, and discussion, this course will address the issues of research and content analysis, selecting and editing, organization, and thus the visual dissemination of representing complex information in context to static, dynamic, and interactive media. Students and advisors please note: this is not a studio elective, and it is not a design elective for other design programs.