Week 14, April 9

Tuesday, April 9

Due Today

  • Project 2 final drafts due. (Note that this date was extended from April 4.) Your polished draft should include your information graphic, your related story, and the data you used to create the information graphic, in the form of a single PDF file, submitted to the class Dropbox folder, Project 2 Deliverables subfolder. Please have it submitted by the end of the day today.

As a Group

For Thursday, April 11

Note: The Showcase has been rescheduled for April 24!

As a Group

  • Review of Prototypes for the Group Project: Although our Showcase has been postponed until April 24, I would like groups to present prototypes to each other for discussion and feedback, if you haven't already done so.

On Your Own

Thursday, April 11

Note: The Showcase has been rescheduled for April 24!

  • Review of Prototypes for the Group Project: Although our Showcase has been postponed until April 24, I would like groups to present prototypes to each other for discussion and feedback if you haven't already done so.

For Tuesday, April 16

  • Reading: Chapter 4 of Designing Information ("Structure, Organization, Type: Hierarchy and Visual Grammar").
  • Reading Response: Define the concepts of organization, proximity, and hiearchy, then find (and link to or attach) one example (form or image) that violates good practice in some way. Explain in a couple of sentences what went wrong. (Tag: reading response)
  • Step 1 of Project 3 due. In a blog post, describe the focus of your project, your reason for choosing it, and the specfic information that you hope to convey. Be sure to mention the sources for your information. Tag your post project 3. You'll have some time in class to discuss your topic with others and, if needed, to change your mind and repost a refined topic.