EKIS5140 Information Design (5 cr)
The goal of information design is to present complex information in a way that is understandable and accessible to the intended audience. Closely related to service design, information design is a key factor in the self-service society of today, where citizens are increasingly required to operate complex systems to accomplish everyday tasks. Students will explore the different aspects of information design through practical activities.
After completing the course, students should have a solid understanding of:
• The history and current state of text accessibility research
• The tools and methods for designing accessible information for various audiences
• The impact of modern delivery channels on information design.
Contact teaching, group work, final assignment. Attendance policy: 80%.
Assessment criteria: Active participation in class, course assignments. More detailed information on the assessment criteria for each grade will be given in writing in the first meeting of the course.
A selection of books and articles to be defined at the beginning of the course.