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Topics and Perspectives in Emerging Media

Topics and Perspectives in Emerging Media

This course provides an introduction to the study and analysis of emerging technologies and how this influences practical process. Students will examine how technologies have evolved historically as well as develop perspectives on they would best be used in the future. Major topics will include computing history, human-computer interaction, computers and culture, and the ethical and social implications of new technologies. In the lab component of the course, students will learn to employ methods of documentation currently in use at research institutions and in private industry in order to place research being done in a wider context.

LIB 1201 – Research & Documentation for the Information Age – Section 9952

LIB 1201 – Research & Documentation for the Information Age – Section 9952

In this course we will explore issues in research and documentation for text (in print and online), images, sound, and multimedia. You will investigate where information comes from and how it is organized in both traditional and emerging media. We will examine the ethics of information use and determine how to critically evaluate sources. Throughout the course, you will create and present research and documentation projects using traditional and emerging media and technologies. This is a writing-intensive course. You should expect to spend 4-6 hours outside of class time preparing for class each week.

Media Design Foundation

Media Design Foundation

A cross-disciplinary foundation presenting design principles and applied concepts for all creative disciplines, including media design, computing, and engineering. Using case studies, brainstorming, and idea generation, students learn creative thinking and problem solving techniques to enhance usability, influence perception, increase appeal, and make better design decisions.

Interaction Design

Interaction Design

This course is an introduction to Interaction Design, encompassing the physical process of designing for interaction and enabling students to think and speak critically about design problems. Students will work both individually and in teams, creating design deliverables with a social conscience. Process blogs will incorporate reflection on readings alongside of project documentation. They will develop a foundation in interaction design that will be applicable to a multidisciplinary field.

My Projects

City Tech World Map

City Tech World Map

City Tech is our world. We want to show you how to get around in it.

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