Evolution of Information Design Wk #4 - January 31, 2011 - J208
10:00 - 10:10 - Introduction - Attendance
Today’s Class overview

10:00-10:30 - Communication Lecture:Modern Hieroglyphs, Towards a Universal Language


10:30 -11:00 - Information Design Artifacts Show + Share, Connect Artifacts to Timeline
Identify the artifact, make a connection to it's historical precursor, or it's contemporary equivalent as the case may be.

11:00 -11:15 - Course Notebook Assignment Review: Handout
Additional Research Resource: Readings Loaded Throughout the Week

11:15 - 11:30 - Break

11:30 - 11:45 Mind Mapping Exercise Major Paper Proposal
- Overview of Exercise: PPT (Mind Mapping)
- Hand out 5 C’s of Information Illustration:Use this to aid in researching and identifying a
thesis topic + methodological approach, comparison/correlation etc, as well as the
type of info-graphic you may incorporate into your essay to illuminate your document.
- Define two artifacts/ideas/people a question etc and mind map them to explore possible
ideas and linkages that can inform your essay.
- What is research question(s) underlies your inquiry.
- What are some resources you can look to, to underpin your inquiry?

11:45 - 12:45 Mind Mapping Exercise, individual discussions with Instructor

12:45-1:00 - Reading #4