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					Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture
IA Curriculum Initiative Phase 1: Worldwide List of Information Architecture Education
October 2003

Programs
                                                                                                                         Degree
                                                                                                                         (nearest
Program Title                              Program URL                                                                   equivalent)         Institution         Country         Contact Person Name                              Contact Person Email                    Format Comments
                                                                                                                                            University of
Master of Internet Communication           http://www.canberra.edu.au/uc/hb/handbook/comedu-Degree-46.html               Masters of Science Canberra             Australia       Ros Raward                                       rab@comedu.canberra.edu.au              Onsite
Professional Learning Certificate in                                                                                                        University of
Information Design                         http://plc.fis.utoronto.ca/cid/                                               Certificate        Toronto, Ontario     Canada          N/A                                              N/A
                                                                                                                                            University of                                                                                                                          primarily library-oriented but includes
                                                                                                                                            Denver, Denver,                                                                                                                        courses in knowledge mgmt &
Library and Information Science Program    http://www.du.edu/LIS/                                                        Masters of Science CO                   United States                                                                                            Onsite   technologies, web content mgmgt.
                                                                                                                                            University of
                                                                                                                                            Denver, Denver,
Library and Information Science Program    http://www.du.edu/LIS/                                                        Certificate        CO                   United States                                                                                            Onsite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  cmas@csuchico.edu


                                                                                                                                            Cal Stat U, Chico,
Communication Design                       http://www.csuchico.edu/catalog/cat01/programs/comm/ba_cdes.html              Bachelors of Arts  CA                   United States Chair: Robert C. Blackmon                                                                  Onsite
                                                                                                                                            University of                                                                         http://www.ischool.washington.ed
                                                                                                                                            Washington,                                                                           u/people/faclist.cfm (list of faculty            various degrees, each on a separate row
Informatics                                http://www.ischool.washington.edu/informatics/                                                   Seattle, WA
                                                                                                                         Bachelors of Science                    United States not indicated                                      & staff)                                Onsite   of this list
                                                                                                                                            University of                                                                         http://www.ischool.washington.ed                 goal: prepare students to become
                                                                                                                                            Washington,                                                                           u/people/faclist.cfm (list of faculty            leaders in the library and information
Masters of Library and Information Science http://www.ischool.washington.edu/mlis/                                       Masters of Science Seattle, WA          United States not indicated                                      & staff)                                Onsite   world
                                                                                                                                            University of                                                                         http://www.ischool.washington.ed                 special consideration for admission to
Distance Masters of Library and                                                                                                             Washington,                                                                           u/people/faclist.cfm (list of faculty            residents of states of WA, OR, AL, ID,
Information Science (dMLIS)                http://www.ischool.washington.edu/dmlis/                                      Masters of Science Seattle, WA          United States not indicated                                      & staff)                                Mixed    MO, WY, CO, UT, NV
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   part-time, professional masters degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   integrating the areas of information
                                                                                                                                             University of                                                                                                                         management, knowledge organization
Master of Science in                                                                                                                         Washington,                                                                                                                           and information technology. Courses are
Information Management                     http://www.ischool.washington.edu/msim/                                       Doctorate           Seattle, WA         United States not indicated                                      not indicated                           Onsite   held on Friday evenings and Saturdays.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   students seek theoretical and empirical
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   explanations for information phenomena
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   from the perspective of an information
                                                                                                                                             University of                                                                                                                         scientist and with a human-centered
Ph.D. in                                                                                                                                     Washington,                                                                                                                           approach - a focus on information and
Information Science                        http://www.ischool.washington.edu/phd/                                        Certificate         Seattle, WA         United States not indicated                                      not indicated                           Onsite   people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   technical communicators wanting to
                                                                                                                                             University of                                                                                                                         advance in key positions that encompass
                                                                                                                                             California, Santa                                                                                                                     not only writing but also designing large-
                                                                                                                                             Cruz, Extension,                                                                                                                      scale information architectures, ensuring
                                                                                                                                             Santa                                                                                                                                 information and product usability, and
Advanced Technical Information                                                                                                               Cruz/Sunnyvale,                                                                      bemmett@ucsc-extension.edu                       leading and managing teams and
Architecture and Design                    http://www.ucsc-extension.edu/main/business/tech_infocert.html                Certificate         CA                  United States Brenda Emmett                                                                              Onsite   enterprise-wide projects.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  1-800-258-4115 x 25                              certificate requires an Info Design
Web Design                                 http://www.sessions.edu/certificates/webdesign.html                           Certificate         Sessions.edu        United States                                                                                            Onsite   course on IA; concentrated study and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   1 course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   working knowledge of HTML web
                                                                                                                                             Univeristy of                                                                                                                         publishing issues for the development of
                                                                                                                                             California, San                                                                                                                       web apps; designed for programmers,
                                                                                                                                             Diego, Extension,                                                                                                                     multimedia developers, and marketing
Web Publishing                             http://www.extension.ucsd.edu/Programs/index.cfm?vAction=certDetail&CertificateID=53              San Diego, CA                                                                      infotech@ucsd.edu
                                                                                                                                                                 United States Digital Media and Web Technologies, (858) 622-5740                                         Onsite   professionals.
                                                                                                                                             University of                                                                                                                         Part of College of Information Sctudies;
Master of Information Management           http://www.clis.umd.edu/programs/mim/                                         Masters of Arts     Maryland            United States Roberta Shaffer                                    rs371@umail.umd.edu                     Mixed    Classes begin Fall 2003;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   "The E-commerce Architecture Program
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   at MIT is an initiative to explore the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   legal, business and technical inputs to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   information architecture. E-Commerce is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   understood broadly to include retail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  dang@mit.edu                                     business, healthcare, banking, real-
E-commerce Architecture Project            http://ecitizen.mit.edu/                                                      Masters of Science MIT                  United States Daniel Greenwood, Lecturer & Director of MITecap                                           Mixed    estate, government and education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   MS Interaction Design & IA; In the core
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   sequence you'll study Information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Architecture; Interaction and Interface
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Design; Research Methods for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Interaction Design; Programming
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Principles for Information Architects;
                                                                                                                                            Univsersity of                                                                                                                         Sequential Visualization and Analysis;
School of Information Arts & Technology.   http://iat.ubalt.edu/idia                                                     Masters of Science Baltimore            United States                                                    idia@ubalt.edu                          Onsite   Humans, Computers, and Cognition; and
Information Architecture and Knowledge                                                                                                      Kent State
Management                                 http://iakm.kent.edu/ia.html                                                  Masters of Science Univeristy           United States Thomas J. Froehlich, Ph.D.                         tfroehli@kent.edu                       Onsite
Professional Learning Certificate in                                                                                                        University of
Information Design                         http://plc.fis.utoronto.ca/cid/                                                                  Toronto, Ontario     Canada          N/A                                              N/A
                                                                                                                                            University of
Masters in Information Studies             http://www.fis.utoronto.ca/programs/calendar/concentration.htm                                   Toronto, Ontario     Canada          N/A                                              N/A
Asilomar Institute for Information Architecture
IA Curriculum Initiative Phase 1: Worldwide List of Information Architecture Educational Courses
October 2003

Courses
Course Title                       Course URL                                                Institution                    Country   Course Goals (from Syllabus)                                                                   Contact Person Name   Contact Person Email                        Format Comments
Arquitetura da Informação: Muito
além do fluxograma" (Information
Architecture: Way beyond the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Mr. Rodriques
fluxogram)                                                                                                                  Brazil    It is targeted at professionals that create content for the Web.                               Bruno Rodrigues       bruno-rodrigues@uol.com.br                  Onsite   is a journalist.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                An online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                course given
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                by Arteccom,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                which is the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                company that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                organizes the
Web para Designers (Web for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     main Web
Designers)                         http://arteccom.com.br/webparadesigners/                                                 Brazil                                                                                                                                                                     Onsite   Design events
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Part of a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                series that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      This course focuses on establishing measurable objectives to address information needs,                                                                                   courses. No
                                                                                                                                      structuring a framework for a communications plan, developing the components of the                                                                                       information
Information Architecture           http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    plan, and determining how to evaluate the effectiveness of the results.                                              techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      This course presents participants with a step-by-step process for completing the all-                                                                                     series that
                                                                                                                                      important analysis phase of any information development project. Topics include: needs                                                                                    consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      assessment, audience analysis, task analysis, content review, business process review,                                                                                    courses. No
                                                                                                                                      analysis of information delivery systems, interview skills and working with subject matter                                                                                information
Analysis for Information Design    http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    experts.
                                                                                                                                      This course examines project initiation; estimation; planning and scheduling tasks and                               techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      resources; managing, tracking and controlling development; delivery and sign-off; and                                                                                     series that
                                                                                                                                      project close-out. You learn how to avoid classic mistakes and how methodology,                                                                                           consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      accountability, organization, tools and communication impact project outcome. Through a                                                                                   courses. No
Project Management for Technical                                                                                                      combination of case studies, discussions and simulation, you gain insight into leading,                                                                                   information
Communicators                      http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    managing and participating in a successful development projects.                                                     techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      This course offers a practical approach to instructional design using standardized                                                                                        series that
                                                                                                                                      templates that can be customized to meet individual needs. It covers performing analysis,                                                                                 consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      designing performance objectives, developing tests and exercises, conducting evaluation                                                                                   courses. No
                                                                                                                                      and creating instructor and student guides. Guidelines to understanding the adult learner,                                                                                information
Instructional Design               http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    delivery options and creative delivery techniques are also included.                                                 techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                series that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      This course highlights many factors that affect user tasks, usability testing and                                                                                         courses. No
                                                                                                                                      prototyping within the product design cycle; and presents steps that can be taken to                                                                                      information
Usability and Human Factors        http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    This course focuses on using visualand improve the final product.
                                                                                                                                      reduce risk, cut development time design as an instrument of communication, and delves                               techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      into user-comprehension issues by critically examining the intersections of design                                                                                        series that
                                                                                                                                      elements within the context of a complete documentation suite. Topics include design                                                                                      consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      differences between media, multiple delivery systems (paper, online, PDA and phone),                                                                                      courses. No
                                                                                                                                      single-sourcing considerations, and designing for cross-cultural and multilingual                                                                                         information
Applied Information Design         http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    understanding.
                                                                                                                                      This course leads participants through the components of content models for                                          techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      communications products in various work environments: user documentation, engineering                                                                                     series that
                                                                                                                                      documentation, online help, marketing communications, and Web content. Participants                                                                                       consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      will cover methodologies for tasks such as writing an outline, developing a document plan                                                                                 courses. No
                                                                                                                                      and researching content. Basic issues of internationalization and indexing are also                                                                                       information
Content Development                http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    discussed.                                                                                                           techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite    Part texts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                aboutof a
                                                                                                                                      In the Team Management course, leadership issues facing novice managers are presented                                                                                     series that
                                                                                                                                      in a practical context, supplemented by case studies and tips and techniques for leading                                                                                  consists of 8
                                                                                                                                      effectively. The emphasis is on understanding and applying sound managerial practices to                                                                                  courses. No
                                                                                                                                      effectively lead centralized or geographically-dispersed technical communication teams                                                                                    information
Team Management                    http://www.tech.ubc.ca/techcomm/                          University of British Columbia Canada    and contractors, and to self-managing as a lone information designer.                                                techcomm@tech.ubc.ca or call 604-822-1420   Onsite   about texts.
                                                                                                                                      An examination of the principles and practice of web usability, with a focus on information
Information Architecture: Web                                                                                                         architecture, layout and design, metadata and other topics related to effective web design
Design for Usabillity              http://www.ualberta.ca/~lgiven/534outline.htm             University of Alberta          Canada    and management. Includes an introduction to HTML and other web coding.                      Dr. Lisa M. Given        Lisa.Given@ualberta.ca                      Onsite
                                                                                                                                      Principles and techniques for the organization and representation of information as                                                                                       No text
502 ORGANIZATION OF                                                                                                                   exemplified in classification and classification schemes, subject representation with                                                                                     information
INFORMATION                        http://www.fims.uwo.ca/mlis/courses-co-op/502.htm         University of Western Ontario Canada     controlled vocabularies, and contemporary bibliographic description.                        N/A                      N/A                                         Onsite   available
                                                                                                                                      Skills needed to produce a good Web site. Concepts of information architecture as they
                                                                                                                                      apply to Web site design. Methods of navigation and searching on Web sites. Forms of                                                                                      No text
523 WEB DESIGN AND                 http://www.fims.uwo.ca/mlis/courses-co-                                                            discourse and text structure suitable to the Web environment.                                                                                                             information
ARCHITECTURE                       op/523.htm#TopOfPage                                      University of Western Ontario Canada     PREREQUISITE: MLIS 505
                                                                                                                                      Principles of design for digital libraries based on published research findings, including  N/A                      N/A                                         Onsite   available
                                                                                                                                      user interface design. Critical evaluation of current implementations. Technical
                                                                                                                                      components, tools and skills for developing digital libraries. Matching user needs to                                                                                     No text
                                   http://www.fims.uwo.ca/mlis/courses-co-                                                            available technologies.                                                                                                                                                   information
520 DIGITAL LIBRARIES              op/520.htm#TopOfPage                                      University of Western Ontario Canada     PREREQUISITE: MLIS 505 issues as:
                                                                                                                                      This course addresses such                                                                     N/A                   N/A                                         Onsite   available

                                                                                                                                      designing information architectures that reflect the organizational culture, and distinctive
                                                                                                                                      patterns of different user groups
                                                                                                                                      how competitive intelligence, usability, and search engine optimization integrate into IA
                                                                                                                                      how to construct site maps and wire frames
Information Architecture           http://plc.fis.utoronto.ca/it/ia.asp                      University of Toronto, Ontario Canada    how course has the following purposes:
                                                                                                                                      This to build navigational systems                                                             Pamela Millar         N/A                                         Onsite

                                                                                                                                        * To introduce students to the emerging area of information architecture

                                                                                                                                         * To provide students with the concepts necessary to understand what makes a
                                                                                                                                      particular information architecture "good"

                                                                                                                                         * To investigate information architectures from the standpoint of both "collections" to
                                                                                                                                      be organized and users to be served
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Text:
                                                                                                                                        * To explore the technological options for implementing a given site, insofar as they                                                                                   Information
                                   http://intel.si.umich.edu/cfdocs/si/courses/term-                                                  enable or limit the organization scheme being designed                                                                                                                    Architecture
                                   schedule.cfm?passYear=2003&passTerm=Fall#658;             School of Information, Univ.                                                                                                                                                                                       for the World
Information Architecture           http://semanticstudios.com/publications/iasyllabus.html   of Michigan                              * To give students hands-on experience in designing an information architecture for a          Peter Morville        morville@semanticstudios.com                Onsite   Wide Web
                                                                                                                                                    Students will be able to deconstruct and critique a large Web site or intranet from the
                                                                                                                                                    information architecture point of view.

                                                                                                                                                    Students will have a working definition and basic understanding of information
                                                                                                                                                    architecture and will become familiar with the roles and contributions of different
                                                                                                                                                    disciplines and professions.
LIS 520X - Intro to Information                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Part of LIS
Architecture                                                                                         Simmons College, Boston,                   Students will be able to use the standard tools of information architecture.                                                                                   program; has
Outline                                                                                             MA; Graduate School of                                                                                                                                                                                     two
                                     http://web.simmons.edu/~schwartz/520x.html                                                                 students will be able to
                                                                                                    Library & Information Science United States Students will be able to participate in information architecture teams, bringing their          Dr. Candy Schwartz      candy.schwartz@simmons.edu    Onsite   prerequisites



                                                                                                                                                 * know principle elements of user-centred design;
                                                                                                    Long Island University;                      * evaluate web sites for usability;
                                                                                                    Palmer School of Library and                 Students strategic thinking about informational commodities;
                                                                                                                                                 * developwill have an understanding of and be able to apply the following concepts to web
Information Usage                    http://openlib.org/home/krichel/itr5p02s/                      Information Science            United States * understand rudiments of information theory.
                                                                                                                                                 sites:                                                                                    Thomas Krichel               krichel@openlib.org           Onsite   From the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Internet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Professional
                                                                                                                                                    1.   Site Definition and Planning                                                                                                                          Department;
                                                                                                                                                    2.   User Interfaces (UIs), Navigation, and Usability                                                                                                      Accredited
                                                                                                                                                    3.   Information Design and Architecture                                                                                                                   deprartment
                                                                                                                                                    4.   Page Layout and Structure                                                                                                                             from
                                                                                                                                                    5.   Page and Site Development                                                                                                                             Association of
                                                                                                                                                    6.   Site Management and Publishing                                                                                                                        Internet
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Professional's
                                     http://courses.wccnet.org/~krieg/inp210/syllabus.htm#Objecti   Washtenaw Community                                                                                                                                                                                        Certification
Internet Professional 1              ves                                                            College                        United States To analyze web sites & understand effective web design principles;                             Larry Krieg             krieg@wccnet.edu              Onsite   Accreditation
                                                                                                                                                 * to understand information architecture & its importance in relation to web sites; and
                                                                                                                                                 * to use those principles to design web sites—one of your choosing & one for a client
                                                                                                                                                 (above from Summer 2001 syll.); portfolio development(from Spring 2001 course syll);
                                     http://www.hu.mtu.edu/~ceball/courses/webdesign/spring01/s Michigan Technological                           focused on the rhetoric of design and publication for large-scale web sites.
Intro to Web Design                  yllabus.html                                               University                         United States                                                                                                Cheryl Ball             ceball@mtu.edu                Onsite
                                                                                                    University of North Carolina at                 Students in this hands-on course will survey and evaluate technologies such as advanced
                                                                                                    Chapel Hil; School of                           HTML design, JavaScript, use of CGI-BIN, audio and video technologies for the Web; we
                                                                                                    Journalism and Mass                             will become familiar with issues of technology, design, content, law, ethics, advertising
Cybercasting and Cyberpublishing     http://www.ibiblio.org/pjones/jomc125-98/                      Communication                   United States   Students will:
                                                                                                                                                    and the culture of the Internet                                                             Paul Jones              paul_jones@unc.edu            Onsite

                                                                                                                                                    *   Obtain a good understanding of several methods for organizing Internet resources;
                                                                                                                                                    *   Develop a framework for organizing Internet resources;
                                                                                                                                                    *   Identify and understand issues related to intellectual access to Internet resources;
                                                                                                                                                    *   Gain experience with the metadata standards mentioned above;
                                                                                                                                                    *   Have hands-on practice in CORC and DTD design;                                                                                                         Quite a bit of
                                                                                                    The Catholic University of                      *   Be prepared to learn and adapt in a changing information environment.                                                                                  technical
                                                                                                    America; School of Library &                                                                                                                                                                               topics covered
Organization of Internet Resources   http://slis.cua.edu/ihy/sy715n.htm                             Information Science            United States                                                                                                Ingrid Hsieh-Yee        hsiehyee@cua.edu              Onsite   in the outline
                                                                                                    Carnegie Mellon University;
On-line Information Design           http://english-muffin.hss.cmu.edu/online/home.html             English Department             United States                                                                                                Chris Neuwirth          cmn@andrew.cmu.edu            Onsite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Course
                                                                                                    Northeastern University,                                                                                                                                                                                   information is
                                                                                                    Educational Technology                       introduce graduate students to user-centered design as they make the transition from                                                                          in Blackboard,
Information architecture             http://www.atsweb.neu.edu/english/m.salvo/syl.htm              Center                         United States developingthe design ofdocuments to online and procedural environments in clear
                                                                                                                                                 To ground print-based information spaces documents.                                            Michael J. Salvo        salvo@neu.edu                 Mixed    unavailable
                                                                                                                                                 principles of design, based on an understanding of the computer as not merely the                                                                             Chapter 1-5, 8
                                                                                                    Georgia Tech; School of                      inheritorof formats and conventions drawn from older media, but as a medium of                                                                                are used from
Digital Aesthetics: Principles of                                                                   School of Literature,                        representation with its own affordances; The two foci of the course are information spaces                                                                    Polar Bear
Interactive Design                   http://www.lcc.gatech.edu/~murray/6211/6211_syl.html           Communication & Culture        United States and procedural environments.                                                               Janet H. Murray             janet.murray@lcc.gatech.edu   Onsite   book
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               User of
                                                                                                    Rochester Institute of                          Provides an overview of web design concepts, including usability, accessibility,                                                                           FirstClass for
                                                                                                    Technology; Information                         information design, and graphic design in the context of the web. It also provides an                                                                      online
web site design & implementation     http://www.it.rit.edu/~ell/409/409-992/                        Technology                     United States    introduction to important and emerging web site technologies.                               Elizabeth Lane Lawley   ell@mail.rit.edu              Mixed    componenent
Instructional Technologies in Higher http://aaswebsv.aas.duke.edu/focus/it/technology/it.htm ;      Duke University; Instructional
Education                            http://aaswebsv.aas.duke.edu/focus/it/syllabu3.htm             Technologies                   United States    1. Understand and apply key concepts and principles of human computer interaction (HCI)                             frankbo@acpub.duke.edu        Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    and usability that are the basis for effective web site design,
                                                                                                                                                    2. Understand different approaches to site navigation and design,
                                                                                                                                                    3. Recognize examples of bad web page design,
                                                                                                                                                    4. Be able to objectively evaluate and critique the overall usability of web sites,                                                                        Use of
                                                                                                 Georgia State University;                          5. Be able to design and implement a web site that demonstrates knowledge of usability                                                                     Nielson's
                                                                                                 Robinson College of Business;                      guidelines,                                                                                                                                                Design Web
                                     http://www2.cis.gsu.edu/cis/program/syllabus/graduate/CIS81 Computer Information                                                                                                                                                                                          Usability (and
Web Development with Objects         20.asp                                                      Systems                       United States                                                                                                                                                          Onsite   Polar Bear?)
                                                                                                                                                 Prepare to be a better communicator in your profession by introducing you to effective
                                                                                                                                                 writing practices for the web.
                                                                                                                                                 * Increase your ability to understand writing situations, including roles played by writers,
                                                                                                                                                 readers, and users in effective web-based communication.
                                                                                                                                                 * Give you practice collaborating with your colleagues.
                                                                                                                                                 * Give you practice analyzing websites and suggesting appropriate design and content
                                                                                                    Rensselaer Polytechnic                       revisions.
Writing to the World Wide Web        http://www.rpi.edu/~hartdw/w4.html                             Institute; English             United States * Help you use networked computer technologies as versatile and powerful                       Bill Hart-Davidson      hartdw@rpi.edu                Onsite
                                                                                                                                                 Through analysis of existing writing, studying theory, and practicing, students will
                                                                                                    Rensselaer Polytechnic                       develop an understanding of the writing principles necessary to create functional
Writing for Print & Digital Media    http://www.rpi.edu/~laphac/printanddigital/syllabus.html       Institute                      United States documents that meet the needs of print and digital readers.                                    Christine Lapham        chris@lapham.com              Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    Introduces informatics to prospective majors, minors, and other interested undergraduate
                                                                                                                                                    students. It is a basis for many of the more advanced informatics courses, and therefore
                                                                                                                                                    presents a broad overview of the five aspects of informatics: information technology,
                                                                                                    Indiana University-Purdue                       foundations, human-computer interaction, new media, and social implications.             Kenneth W. Davis
Informatics                          http://www.iupui.edu/~engkwd/i101.htm                          Univeristy Indianapolis        United States Introduce students to some basic design principles for online publishing, discuss                                      kdavis@iupui.edu              Onsite
                                                                                                                                                 theoretical approaches, and give students practical experience through the final course
                                                                                                                                                 project. It will provide background theory and experience for both those who wish to be
                                                                                              Northern Illinois University;                      (or are) practicing professionals in the workplace and those who wish to study or teach
Writing for Electronic Media         http://www.engl.niu.edu/mday/532/syll.htm                English Dept.                        United States technical communication.                                                                       Michael Day             mday@niu.edu                  Onsite
                                                                                              Western Maryland College;
                                     http://www.rdillman.com/Dillman/Courses/COM3391/com3391- Department of                                      Design a website. Your product should be a design document showing site structure,
Internet Website Architecture        syllabus.html                                            Communication                        United States labeling scheme, and navigation scheme. Note: there is no need to code it.                     Richard Dillman         rdillman@wmdc.edu             Onsite
                                                                                                                                                 Students will learn to create customized digital environments for Internet users to
                                                                                                                                                 conduct both government and commercial business transactions. We will explore design,
                                                                                                                                                 policy, business and technical, issues using a multi-disciplinary approach. A key focus of                                                               Part of the MIT
                                                                                                                                                 the seminar is a Demo designed in collaboration with the Irish Prime Minister's office,                                                                  e-commerce
                                                                                                                                                 which, along with Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), is the main sponsor of this                                                                  architecture
                                                                                                                                                 inquiry. No prior technical knowledge is necessary, and students from a variety of                                                                       project:
                                                                                                                                                 backgrounds will work on interdisciplinary teams to create part of the Demo personalized                                                                 http://ecitizen.
E-Commerce Architecture Seminar    http://contractsxml.org/c3po/description.htm                    MIT                             United States portal.                                                                                        William Mitchell   wjm@mit.edu                   Onsite   mit.edu
                                                                                                                                                 Students will concentrate on practical and applied knowledge about this emerging
                                   http://raven.ubalt.edu/classes/old/pbds756.185_F01/iasyllabus                                                 professional practice but from time to time we will also venture into those more
Information Architecture           .cfm                                                          University of Baltimore           United States theoretical realms thorough education requires.                                                Nancy Kaplan       nakaplan@ubmail.ubalt.edu     Onsite   The outline for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          this course
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          was originally
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          developed by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Peter Morville,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Adjunct
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Faculty, at the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          University of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Michigan
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          School of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and author of
                                                                                                                                                 This course provides a practical understanding of fundamental concepts and methods of                                                                    the textbook
Information Architecture           http://raven.ubalt.edu/classes/idia630.185_Sp03/                University of Baltimore         United States value to anyone involved in building and managing large scale websites.                        Dorine Andrews     dandrews@ubalt.edu            Onsite   used in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          "All work for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          this class is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          designed for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          use in a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          professional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          context, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          thus needs to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          meet
                                                                                                                                                   The goal of this course is to learn how to support good interaction design or interface                                                                professional
                                                                                                                                                   design or application design through effective and focused user research. The course is                                                                standards of
                                                                                                                                                   designed to help you develop practical skills in user research and usability testing by                                                                content
                                                                                                                                                   participating in a semester-long, focused, user-research project. We will also explore the                                                             quality,
research methods for interaction                                                                                                                   principles that underlie research good practice.                                                                                                       document
design                             http://raven.ubalt.edu/classes/idia642.185_Sp03/               University of Baltimore          United States                                                                                                Kathryn Summers    ksummers@ubalt.edu            Onsite   design, and
                                                                                                  University of Illinois Urbana-
                                                                                                  Champaign; Graduate School
Web Structures and Information     http://leep.lis.uiuc.edu/cgi/mainclass_spring02.pl?classname=L of Library and Information                                                                                                                                                                              Class site is
Architecture                       IS350W2A                                                       Science                          United States                                                                                                Dave Nichols       dmn@uiuc.edu                  Onsite   now archived
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Even though
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          this is labeled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          as an ID
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          course, the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Polar Bear
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          book is listed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in the syllabus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and there's
                                                                                                                                                 This course explores these issues in relation to different expressions of interface design:                                                              definately
                                                                                                   Fashion Institute of                          software interfaces, web interfaces, and physical products. We will also spend a good deal                                                               some IA
Interface Design                   http://id.bobulate.com/                                         Technology                                    –Teach students usability principles and concepts on which we can base our able to
                                                                                                                                   United States of time exploringto identifying natural visual structures within data and beingexpressions. Liz Danzico           liz@bobulate.com              Onsite   concepts
                                                                                                                                                 execute visualizations, and build systems that utilize this data.
                                                                                                                                                 - Develop a sense of appreciation for informational design.
                                                                                                                                                 - Teach concepts of effectively visualizing data
                                                                                                                                                 - Data in the micro / macro scale
                                                                                                                                                 - Effectively laying & separating data
                                                                                                                                                 - Utilizing color well in information graphics
                                                                                                                                                 - Dealing with multiple / related datasets & time
                                                                                                                                                 - Understand how to do rule-based design, used for systems where data will change after
                                                                                                                                                 the design is complete.
                                   http://www.designweenie.com/content.php/iaclass-                                                              - Being able to add style and personal interpretation to the data, while still respecting
Information Architecture I         spring02.php                                                    Pratt Institute                 United States that the data needs to be legible                                                           James Spahr           james@spahr.org               Onsite
                                                                                                                                                 Be able to publish linked documents on the World Wide Web using HTML 3.2, 4.0,
                                                                                                                                                 Cascading Style Sheets, XHTML, Javascript, and PHP;
                                                                                                                                                 * Be familiar with basic principles of web page layout and web site design,
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the applications of information architecture for the organization and
                                                                                                                                                 presentation of web-based digital information;
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the relationship between the practice of information architecture and the                                                                   Fall 2001
                                                                                                                                                 organizational, social, and technical contexts of web site design, implementation, and                                                                   course; looks
                                                                                                                                                 maintenance                                                                                                                                              much more
                                                                                                   Indiana University, Napier;                   * Be able to apply what you have learned about project management to the situation of                                                                    technical than
Information Architecture for the                                                                   School of Library and                         team-based development of complex web sites; and                                                                                                         conceptual -
Web                                http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~mnapier/syll/l571syll.html        Information Science                           * Be able to publish knowledgeably what the World Wide Web using HTML 3.2, 4.0,
                                                                                                                                   United States * Be able to discuss linked documents on information architecture is and what information Mark Napier             mnapier@slis.indiana.edu      Onsite   texts.
                                                                                                                                                   Cascading Style Sheets, XHTML, DHTML, and Javascript;

                                                                                                                                                 * Be familiar with basic principles of web page layout and web site design,
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the applications of information architecture for the organization and
                                                                                                                                                 presentation of web-based digital information;
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the relationship between the practice of information architecture and the
                                                                                                                                                 organizational, social, and technical contexts of web site design, implementation, and
                                                                                                                                                 maintenance
                                                                                                   Indiana University; School of                 * Be able to apply what you have learned about project management to the situation of
Information Architecture for the   http://www.slis.indiana.edu/hrosenba/www/L571/syll/syll14.ht    Library and Information                       team-based development of complex web sites; and                                                                                                         Spring 2002
Web                                ml                                                              Science                                       * Be able to discuss knowledgeably what the World Wide Web using HTML 3.2, 4.0,
                                                                                                                                   United States * Be able to publish linked documents on information architecture is and what information Howard Rosenbaum        mailto:hrosenba@indiana.edu   Onsite   course
                                                                                                                                                 Cascading Style Sheets, XHTML, and Javascript;
                                                                                                                                                 * Be familiar with basic principles of web page layout and web site design,
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the applications of information architecture for the organization and
                                                                                                                                                 presentation of web-based digital information;
                                                                                                                                                 * Understand the relationship between the practice of information architecture and the
                                                                                                                                                 organizational, social, and technical contexts of web site design, implementation, and                                                                   Spring 2002
                                                                                                                                                 maintenance                                                                                                                                              course
                                                                                                                                                 * Be able to apply what you have learned about project management to the situation of                                                                    ("Special
                                                                                                   Indiana University; School of                 team-based development of complex web sites; and                                                                                                         thanks to
Information Architecture for the                                                                   Library and Information                       * Be able to discuss knowledgeably what information architecture is and what information                                                                 Howard
Web                                http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/~nhara/teaching/sp02/l571/         Science                         United States architects do                                                                            Noriko Hara              nhara@indiana.edu             Onsite   Rosenbaum.")
                                                                                                                                                    · Develop the strategic plan for a web site that meets the needs of its users AND
                                                                                                                                                    sponsors;
                                                                                                                                                    · Research and apply web content ―best practices‖ to a proposed site;
                                                                                                                                                    · Create various web content ―artifacts‖ that facilitate consensus building among                                                                                                        Polar Bear &
                                                                                                    University of Maryland,                         stakeholders and guide a designer or programmer in the production of a site;                                                                                                             Don't Make Me
                                                                                                    Baltimore County; English                       · Work within a team to distribute content development responsibilities;                                                                                                                 thing req'd
Web Content Development            http://userpages.umbc.edu/~fritz/engl387/                        Dept(?)                         United States   · Deliver a 20-minute team presentation about the content development plan of a                John Fritz                     fritz@umbc.edu                                    Onsite   texts
                                                                                                                                                    Create user-friendly, interactive document that teaches about language                                                                                                                   Part of a
                                                                                                    Cal Poly, College of Liberal                    and technology in novel fashion; help create interactive CDROM/                                                                                                                          certificate in
Interactive Documents              http://cla.calpoly.edu/~dgillett/handouts/411.syllabus.pdf       Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA       United States   DVD for a commercial client.                                                                   David Gillette                 ddgillet@calpoly.edu                              Onsite   IA
                                                                                                    Cal Poly, College of Liberal                    Create a web site that presents a narrative to the reader/user/viewer in an
Web Authoring                      http://cla.calpoly.edu/~dgillett/handouts/519.syllabus.pdf       Arts, San Luis Obispo, CA       United States   innovative fashion.                                                                            David Gillette                 ddgillet@calpoly.edu                              Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    IA, what it is; methods, interaction and experience design, usability, XML, metadata,
Building the Unfinished            http://is.gseis.ucla.edu/courses/279/syllabus.htm              UCLA, Los Angeles, CA             United States   content management, final projects                                                             Chris Chandler                 email: chrischandler67-AT-earthlink.net           Onsite
Principles of Information                                                                         UC Berkeley Extension,                            presents a process for developing the architecture of information. As you learn the
Architecture                       http://www.unex.berkeley.edu/cat/316646.html                   Berkeley, CA                      United States   process, you work with a small group of students to develop a project.                         Linda Urban                                                                      Onsite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  course@unx.berkeley.edu (pgm email not contact person)
                                   http://galaxy.sjsu.edu/servlet/servlets.catalogs.Catalog?COURS San Jose State University                         you will have enough theoretical and practical knowledge to critique a site's ability to
Information Development and        ENUMBER=16527&CURRENTSEMESTER=11&PROGRAMNUMBER Professional Development,                                         inform and engage a user, as well as produce the structural framework of sites that
Design                             =29&page=PdPrograms&get=COURSENUMBER                           San Jose, CA                      United States   succeed in meeting their goals                                                                 Thomas Albert                  talbert@WORDesign.com                             Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    Evaluation of human factors in the design of interactive systems, products, and services
                                   http://webclass.csuchico.edu/fc/courses/215/syllabus/syllabus2 Cal State University, Chico,                      for personal, home, and organizational applications; evaluate and critique existing
Human Interface Design             15-2002spring.html or http://webclass.csuchico.edu/index.php CA                                  United States   systems; propose human interfaces                                                              Fred Condo                     fcondo@csuchico.edu                               Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    Introduction to information architecture; gain practical understanding of how an
                                                                                                                                                    information architect creates and designs information organization schemes and overall
Introduction to Information                                                                         Cabrillo Community College,                     Web site structure; including: form, function, metaphor, navigation, interface, interaction,
Architecture                       http://orarian.com/DM166F02/index.html                           Cabrillo, CA                    United States   and visual design.
                                                                                                                                                    Understand and articulate all elements required to design and maintain a complex, news-        Scott Robinson                 scrobins@cabrillo.edu                             Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    oriented web site; use theories and tools of General Systems Theory and dynamic
                                                                                                                                                    simulation modeling to design and evaluate web site operations; create and present a
Advanced Multimedia                http://online.sfsu.edu/~jjohnson/Courses&Syllabi/BU-             San Francisco State                             sophisticated business plan and proposal for an online news entity
                                   JO518/S01Sylli.htm                                               University, San Francisco, CA   United States                                                                                                  J.T. Johnson (Tom Johnson)     tom@jtjohnson.com                                 Onsite
                                   http://www.sfsuonline.org/index.learn?action=Catalog&sem=70      San Francisco State U, San                    both an introduction to the principles of interaction design and direct experience tackling
Interaction Design                 38&node=16622&course=1204035                                     Francisco, CA                   United States design problems; covers software design and web design                                           Alan Weiler                                                                      Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  managing the production of web applications; managing the scope, the budget and the
                                                                                                                                                  schedule of a project while keeping a good client relationship and keeping the production
Project Management: Strategy,      http://www.sfsuonline.org/index.learn?action=Catalog&sem=70 San Francisco State U, San                         team focused; includes: document the architecture of a web application; document the
Structure, Communication           38&node=16622&course=1204030                                Francisco, CA                        United States infrastructure
                                                                                                                                                  thorough understanding of the practices and processes of current interactive multimedia          Jasper Steutel                                                                   Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    design and development; demonstrate a working knowledge of Information Architecture
                                                                                                                                                    as it applies to web design and development; demonstrate knowledge of multimedia and
                                                                                                                                                    development tools.
Multimedia Design & Development    http://www.soc.hawaii.edu/com437/index.htm                 University of Hawaii at Manoa United States                                                                                                          Colin Macdonald                colin@hawaii.edu                                  Onsite
                                   http://www.coastside.net/hmbhs/pages/multimedia2/pages/res Half Moon Bay High School,                  introductory course in the skills necessary to design web pages and multimedia
Multimedia and Web Design          ources/coursesyllabus2.htm                                 Half Moon Bay, CA             United States presentations                                                                                            Mr. Christensen                Mr_Christensen_@excite.com                        Onsite
Internet Resource Creation and                                                                Western Washington                          how to organize web pages into a web site that can provide a meaningful experience;
Management                         http://www.ac.wwu.edu/~cs202web/202_syllabus.html          University, Bellingham, WA    United States elements of good navigation; web development techniques for large sites; JavaScript                      Marie Burlinson                wwucs202@yahoo.com                                Onsite

                                   http://www.byui.edu/Ricks/employee/TWITCHELLK/cs273Syllab Brigham Young University-                            Requirements specification and design for Web site and developing software; elementary
Web Engineering                    us.html                                                   Idaho, Rexburg, ID            United States          of effective Web design including IA and usability; Web programming fundamentals                 Kevin E. Twitchell             TwitchellK@byui.edu                               Onsite
                                                                                             University of Denver, Denver,                        procedural, contextual, and conceptual aspects of information architecture for virtual,
Information Architecture           http://www.du.edu/~jtwining/LIS4700IA/syllabus.htm        CO                            United States          physical, and hybrid s/places; focus on facilitating the data-information-transfer process       Joanne Twining                 twining@intertwining.org                          Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  Critique IA of a web site and use IA principles effectively in the design of a web site;
                                                                                                Northern Arizona University,                      Build a web site; Describe the basic principles of object oriented design and object
Topics in Information Systems      http://www.cba.nau.edu/morgan-j/CIS625/default.htm           Flagstaff, AZ                       United States oriented programming; Write an application in Java; Write a Java Applet                          Jim Morgan                     james.morgan@nau.edu <james.morgan@nau.edu>       Onsite
Information Technologies and the   http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~l38613dw/readings/InfoArchitect University of Texas at Austin,                    various aspects of the role of information in society: how society and individuals handle
Information Professions            ure.html                                                     Austin, TX                          United States information, and how information helps to shape society and individuals                          R. E. Wyllys and Don Drumtra   rew@gslis.utexas.edu and drumtra@aol.com          Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  Understand the primary functions of an information architect; create a theoretical and
                                                                                                                                                  practical review of an information architecture topic; build novel information architectures
                                                                                                                                                  using a variety of methods and software applications
Information Architecture and Design http://www.gslis.utexas.edu/~l385tdt/                           University of Texas             United States                                                                                                  Don Turnbull                   donturn@gslis.utexas.edu                          Onsite
                                    http://sentra.ischool.utexas.edu/courses/course_desc.php3?cou
                                    rse=LIS+385T.21+-
Information Architecture and        +Information+Architecture+and+Usability+Studies&submit=su                                                     covers the design elements, software metrics needed as well as an introduction to
Usability Studies                   bmit                                                            University of Texas, TX         United States usability methods to test the success of a site's architecture (graduate course)                 Course: LIS 385T.21                                                              Onsite
Fundamentals of Information                                                                         University of Minnesota,
Architecture                        http://www.cce.umn.edu/infotech/courses/iafundamentals.shtm     College of Continuing                         focus on rapid-design techniques that can be employed to fast track your way to an
on the Web                          l                                                               Education, Minneapolis, MN      United States effective, user-centric experience                                                               may be Andrew Benson           infotech@cce.umn.edu                              Onsite
                                                                                                    University of Wisconsin -                     indexing; includes 1 week each on web indexing, web design and information
Indexing Theory and Practice       http://slisweb.lis.wisc.edu/~jjablonski/readings.htm             Madison , WI                    United States architecture, usability testing                                                                                                                                                   Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  implementation of storage, access, and distribution, knowledge representation methods,
                                                                                                                                                  search engines and indexing based on analysis and evaluation of current connectivity
Design and Implementation of                                                                        University of Oklahoma,                       infrastructure, and characteristics and behavior of networked audiences; (IA just one
Networked Information Services     http://www.ou.edu/cas/slis/courses/lis5103/                      Norman or Tulsa, OK             United States segment)                                                                                                                                                                          Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  large-scale commercial news publishing on the Internet; short overview of producing web
                                   http://www.digitaljayhawk.org/Classes/ShowSyllabus.cfm?class University of Kansas,                             pages and websites, but the emphasis will be on the operation of major news
Online Journalism                  _id=1                                                        Lawrence, KS                        United States organizations' web publications                                                                  Christopher Ryan               cryan@ukans.edu                                   Onsite
Writing for the World Wide Web     http://www.public.iastate.edu/~honeyl/313/calendar.html      Iowa State, Ames, IA                              HTML, and practice of designing user-centered interfaces produce web systems and
                                                                                                                                    United States theory IA, GoLive, graphi images, CSS, JavaScript, XML toin information sites                    Lee Honeycutt                  mailto:honeyl@iastate.edu                         Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    services. Includes theories of user information seeking, cognition, human-computer
                                                                                                                                                    interaction, the design process, and application in information systems and the Internet.
Interface Design for Information                                                                    San Jose State U, San Jose,                     Emphasis on the design and evaluation of interfaces.
Services                           http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/courses/251.liu/251greensheet.htm        CA                              United States theory and practice of designing user-centered interfaces in information systems and             Ziming Liu                     zliu@wahoo.sjsu.edu                               Onsite
                                                                                                                                                  services. Includes theories of user information seeking, cognition, human-computer
                                                                                                 San Jose State U, San Jose,                      interaction, the design process, and application in information systems and the Internet.
Interface Design for Information   http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/courses/251.petrou/251sp03schedule.ht CA (course may be in                             Emphasis on the design and evaluation of interfaces.
Services                           m                                                             Southern California)               United States                                                                                                  Tassos Petrou                  apetrou@ucla.edu                                  Onsite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Course taught
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             in 2 forms:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             onsite and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             online; online
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             version (by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             other profs)
                                                                                                                                                    framework for understanding the organization of information and the implications for                                                                                                     more oriented
                                                                                                    University of Arizona, Tucson,                  knowledge management including decisions regarding the organization of materials,              Deborah J. Karpuk                                                                         toward
Knowledge Structures               http://www.sir.arizona.edu/ws03/501/                             AZ                             United States    access points, vocabulary control, thesauri, subject analysis and user perspectives.                                          arizonakarpuk@aol.com                             Onsite   libraries, less
Organizing Information Using the                                                                    University of Washington,                       in-depth understanding of HTML; create useful websites,ability to create and maintain          Efthimis N. Efthimiadis
Internet                           http://courses.washington.edu/lis541/syllabus-intro.html         Seattle, WA                    United States    Internet services…                                                                                                            efthimis@u.washington.edu                         Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    broad range of print and online documents from various rhetorical and cognitive
                                                                                                                                                    perspectives; hypertext theory is our means to better understand how a document's
                                                                                                    University of Washington,                       explicit structure guides users as they navigate, shapes the message, and contributes to
Information Design                 http://faculty.washington.edu/farkas/TC510/                      Seattle, WA                     United States   the user's overall experience                                                                  David K. Farkas                farkas@u.washington.edu                           Onsite
Taxonomy, Classification and                                                                        University of Washington,                       principles of taxonomy construction using classification theory. Examines conceptual
Metadata                           http://www.ischool.washington.edu/msim/courses.htm               Seattle, WA                     United States   foundations underlying a wide variety of indexing languages; metadata                          Course: IMT530                                                                   Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    user-centered information system development processes. Overview of web-based, stand-
Information Systems, Architectures,                                                                 University of Washington,                       alone, and distributed search engines, database management systems, architectures, and
and Retrieval                       http://www.ischool.washington.edu/msim/courses.htm              Seattle, WA                     United States   retrieval models.                                                                              Course: IMT540                                                                   Onsite
                                    http://www.ucsc-                                                University of California, Santa                 focuse on info-rich user interfaces; covers the process and techniques of information
Information Architecture and Design extension.edu/main/qd/search.taf?function=detail&Layout_0_ui    Cruz, Extension, Santa                          architecture (structure, organization, and navigation) and design (information typing and
Basics                              d1=32882                                                        Cruz/Sunnyvale, CA              United States   how those types are best presented).                                                           Andrea L. Ames                                                                   Onsite
                                     http://www.ucsc-                                               University of California, Santa                 addresses the challenge of constructing a single, coherently organized architecture from
                                     extension.edu/main/qd/buslist.taf?function=detail&start=0&X_   Cruz, Extension, Santa                          hundreds or even thousands of paper documents, CD-ROMs, help modules, and Web
Architecture of Content              Number=X466.2%20Business%20Administration                      Cruz/Sunnyvale, CA              United States   pages                                                                                            Jonathan Price                                               Onsite
                                                                                                    Sessions.edu (internatl.                        ID overview; planning website scope and objectives; info heirarchies; nav design;
Information Design                   http://www.sessions.edu/syllabus/InfoDesignForWeb.html         online organization)            United States   storyboards
                                                                                                                                                    Professional system design (and presentation) will help you manage your client                   Angela Alston is instructor        admissions@sessions.edu   Onsite
                                                                                                                                                    interactions and smooth your design process. Develop use case diagrams, sitemaps, and
                                                                                                                                                    wireframes, taking a site's architecture from concept to reality, gaining insights into client
                                                                                                    Sessions.edu (internatl.                        management.
Information Design II                http://www.sessions.edu/syllabus/InfoDesTwo.html               online organization)           United States                                                                                                     Piper Nilsson is the instructor    admissions@sessions.edu   Onsite   1st mtg onsite
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           manadatory; 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           of 3 classes in
                                                                                                                                                    introduces the fundamentals of Information Architecture. Students will receive an                                                                                      Web mgr
                                                                                                                                                    overview of how to design the architecture of an information system that is integrated                                                                                 certificate; not
Information Architecture/Designing                                                               San Diego Community College                        with the technology of the Internet and the World Wide Web This course will teach skills                                                                               for college
a Website & Managing a Webteam       http://webct.sdccd.net/public/sd_webmgmtls/index.html       Dst, San Diego, CA              United States      required to plan, develop and manage a website, and recruit and manage a team                    L. Saldana                         lsaldana@sdccd.net        Mixed    credit
                                                                                                 University of California, Santa                                                                                                                     separate sections by Diane                                            6 mtgs;
Web Publishing III: Information      http://www.extension.ucsd.edu/Courses/index.cfm?vAction=sin Barbara, Extension, Santa                          covers topics and techniques on web site usability, information architecture, and web            Cunningham, Merek Findling, Thomas                                    prereqs Web
Architecture and Usability Design    gleCourse&vCourse=CSE-40290                                 Barbara, CA                     United States      page optimization                                                                                Powell                                                       Onsite   Pub I & II

				
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