The schedule for the Fall 2021 term of IAT-235Information Design
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|Date (Week)||Reading(s)||In lecture||In Lab||Due|
Sept. 9 (01)
(2015). "Rhythym and Balance (48-59), Hierarchy (128-139)." Graphic Design: The New Basics (2nd Ed). Princeton Architectural Press.
An introduction to the course and thinking about an information and user experience design process.
Sept. 16 (02)
(2015). "Gestalt Principles (98-115), Framing (116-127)." Graphic Design: The New Basics (2nd Ed). Princeton Architectural Press.
Thinking about layout and structure to direct movement through content.
Sept. 23 (03)
(2020). "Principles of Cross-Cultural Design (Chapter 2)." Cross-Cultural Design. A Book Apart.
The importance of research to help understand context in a design process.
Oct. 7 (04)
(2020). "The Presentation (Chapter 4)." Presenting Design Work. A Book Apart.
Considering not only the design of content, but the content itself as a part of our process.
Oct. 14 (05)
(2011). "Process (Chapter 3)." Ordering Disorder. New Riders.
An introduction to interaction design and wireframing.
Oct. 21 (06)
(2017). "Accessibility Through Semantic HTML." Retrieved 12/17/2021, from https://24ways.org/2017/accessibility-through-semantic-html/
Semantics, Accessibility and Markup
This week we will introduce HTML and how proper use can mean more accessible websites.
Oct. 28 (07)
(2015). "Responsible Design (Chapter 1)." Responsible Responsive Design. A Book Apart.
An introduction to responsive web design and styling your HTML with CSS.
Nov. 4 (08)
(2017). "The New Layout (Chapter 3)." The New CSS Layout. A Book Apart.
Focusing on the building of responsive web layouts and an introduction to your final project.
Nov. 18 (09)
(2018). "Compose (Chapter 2)." Writing for Designers. A Book Apart.
A lecture for answering any lingering questions you have about the final project, HTML, or CSS.
Nov. 25 (10)
We will use this lecture time as open support for your final project.
Dec. 2 (11)