David K. Farkas
T C 510
Examination of the design principles and procedures underlying the creation of both print and electronic information presentations. Topics include: print vs. electronic media, designing for the page and screen, information topologies, and hypermedia. Seminar includes a design project. Prerequisite: T C 501 or permission of instructor. Offered: A.
We examine the principles and practices for designing print and online documents. We look at traditional print documents, innovative document formats, PowerPoint, blogs and wikis, hypertext and the Web, adaptive documents, and virtual reality.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Lecture and discussion and small-group activities.
TC 501 or permission of instructor.
Class assignments and grading
Weekly readings with design exercises. Course project with final presentation.
Course project, exam, other graded assignments.