Week 1 (Jan.10): Communication
pp 28-51. Jenn + Ken O'Grady "The Information of Design Handbook", HOW Books, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Handed out as hard copy.

Week 2 (Jan 17): Communication
pp 3-7, Prelude, "Graphic Design History, A Critical Guide",Joanna Drucker + Emily McVarish, Pearson/Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
pp 11- 25, "Early Writing"+ mark-making, Notation Systems, and Scripts 3000-500 BCE", Joanna Drucker + Emily McVarish, Pearson/Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
pp 29-41, "Classical Literacy, 700 BCE - 400 CE",Joanna Drucker + Emily McVarish, Pearson/Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
pp 24-31, "Counting Sheep, A Brief History of Written Numbers", Helen Lupton + Abbott Miller, Phaidon Press Limited, London.





Week 3 (Jan.24): Communication
pp 184-191, Bibliography, "Graphic Design as Communication", Malcolm Barnard, Routledge Publications, London and New York.
pp 9-30, "Graphic Design as Communication", Malcolm Barnard, Routledge Publications, London and New York.
pp 18-30, "The Rhetoric of Neutrality", Robin Kinross, Design Issues, Vol.2 (Autumn, 1985), in "Design Writing Research", Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.



Week 4 (Jan.31): Communication
pp 40-45, "Modern Hieroglyphs", Ellen Lupton + Abbott Miller, Design Issues, Vol.3 (Autumn, 1986), in "Design Writing Research", Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.
pp 47-58, "Reading Isotype", Ellen Lupton + Abbott Miller, Design Issues, Vol.3 (Autumn, 1986), in "Design Writing Research", Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.



Week 5 (Feb.7): Navigation
pp 65-90, "Mapping the World", Denis Cosgrove, in "Maps Finding Your Place in the World", ed. James R. Akerman + Robert W. Karrow Jr., The University of Chicago Press, Chicago +London.
pp 91-115, "Mapping the World", Denis Cosgrove, in "Maps Finding Your Place in the World", ed. James R. Akerman + Robert W. Karrow Jr., The University of Chicago Press, Chicago +London.



Week 6 (Feb.14): Navigation
pp 25-35, "The London Underground Map" Imaging Modern Time and Space", Janin Hadlaw, Design Issues, Vol.19, No. 1 (Winter 2003), in "Design Writing Research", Published by MIT Press, Cambridge, Mass.


Week 7 (Feb.28):Explanation
pp 353-368, "No Humble PIe:The Origins and Usage of a Statistical Chart", Ian Spence, "Journal of Educational and Behavioural Statistics", Winter 2005,Vol.30, No.4.


Week 8 (March 7): Integration
pp 94-97, "1949 Integration, The New Discipline in Design," Will Burtin.



Week 9 (March 14): Integration
pp 105-117, "A Happy Octopus, Charles and Ray Learn Science and Teach It With Images", Philip + Phylis Morrison, in "The Work of Charles and Ray Eames: A Legacy of Invention", Harry N. Abrams, Inc.,Publishers, New York.



Week 10 (March 21): Integration
pp 69-75, "What is Interaction? Are There Different Types?" Dubberly/Pangaro/Haque, ed.Hugh Dubberly, in "Interactions", January+February, 2009


Week 11(March 28): Interaction
pp 21-24, "Design Fiction", Bruce Sterling, in "Interactions", May + June, 2009.


"Make It So", Nathan Shedroff, 2009.


Week 12 (April 4): Completion
Written Exam
Hand In: Course Reader + Major Paper