INFO 3610 Visualizing Information

(3 credits)
In this advanced studio, students explore design problem solving that involves qualitative and quantitive data and complex relationship visualization. Emphasis is on concept development, data integrity, storytelling, visual diagramming, and the creation of subtle (yet meaningful) visual relationships.

Here are some examples of course projects from INFO 3610:

Structuring the Stories We Tell

In this 3rd-year project, students practiced finding one idea about a movie, then communicating that idea through graphical data representation. Their main objective was to think about some aspect of a movie in terms of data, then graphically communicate that without drawing out unnecessary details of the plot. This project gave us the opportunity to explore: the […]

Disaster Preparedness as Springboards for Science Literacy

In this 3-rd year visual communication project, students were asked to find an interesting, unique story within the broader topic of disaster preparedness, while demonstrating the use of tension, and addressing the needs and characteristics of an assigned audience. The starting point for this project, in terms of content, was provided by Dr. Katherine Boggs […]

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