LIS-643: Information Architecture & Interaction Design

Course Description

This course provides students with practical knowledge and hands-on experience designing digital interfaces from a user-centered perspective through an exploration of the dual practices of information architecture and interaction design. Students will go through the entire user-centered design lifecycle, from concept to prototype, and in the process will 1) learn about and employ a variety of design methods aimed at understanding users and their contexts and 2) learn about and use appropriate tools and media to create a range of design deliverables that effectively communicate design insights. At the conclusion of this course, students will have a foundation of knowledge and skills that will prepare them to do practical design work in a variety of settings and organizations.

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Syllabi from Previous Semesters: Spring 2016, Fall 2015Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013Spring 2013Fall 2012