Schedule for the semester

week class content reading
5/1 Introduction to the course - overview – assignments, website, blog, etc. Overview of Information Design – What’s it all about? Universal Principles of Design (10-28)
12/1 ID and the web / Blogs and Docs as Dialogs UPD (30-40)
19/1 GUEST - Matt Soar » Design Practice: Texts and Visual Displays Medium, genres, and formats UPD (42-60)
26/1 Designing Information for Multimedia and Interactivity Screenings of selected works > Exercise in Information presentation POWERPOINT (Due 9/2) UPD(62-80)
2/2 GUEST Speaker – Martin Walker – A2M (Artificial Mind and Movement) “Information Design for Interactive Games”. UPD (82-98)
9/2 Malls, Museums, Arcades, Special Venues, & Wayfinding Screenings of selected works UPD (100-116)
16/2 Exercise in analysis » Field Trip during class time- (Due 2/3) Chosen location -> Pointe à Callière (Museum) Old Montreal (See "assignments" for details)
23/2 Mid Term Break - no class
2/3 DISNEY and Theme Park Information Design – WDW, AK, MGM, DisneySea Screenings of selected works VR and Entertainment - Rides, Games, “Imagineering” UPD (118-138)
09/3 Cirque du Soleil – ID for Live Performance and Audience Selected screening of performances. UPD (140-164)
16/3 ID for Film and Video Screenings of selected works UPD (166-186)
23/3 ID for the “tiny” screen » Guest Speaker - Nancie Wight EVP Airbourne Entertainment UPD (188-210)
30/3 Presentations
6/4 Presentations and wrap-up