Schedule

Date

Think

Do

Unit 1: Context, Information, & Knowledge

Week 1: Introductions
Jan 10 introductions
Week 2: Information & Communities
Jan 17

Unit 2: Computational Methods

Week 3:  Context and Introduction to Text Mining
Jan 24
  • Morville. Nature.
  • Hinton. Part I.

Week 4: Classifying 
Jan 31
  • Morville. Categories & Connections
  • Bowker & Star. Chs. 1 & 2.
Week 5: XA & Semantics
Feb 7
  • Potts & Salvo. Introduction.
  • Potts & Salvo. Ch. 2.
  • Hinton. Part III.
Due Friday: “Prepare” Final
Week 6:  Information, Coordination, & Rhetoric 
Feb 14
  • Bowker & Star. Chs. 3 & 4.
  • Potts & Salvo. Ch. 11.
  • Potts & Salvo. Ch. 12.
 Due Tuesday: “Prepare” Final
Week 7: Classification and Labor 
Feb 21  *review: Please bring

 Due Friday: “Visualize” Draft
Week 8: Mid Term and Peer Review Lab
Feb 28 Due Friday:

Week 9: Spring Break 

Week 9: Why Classification Matters
Mar 7
  • Bowker & Star, Chs. 9 & 10
  • Potts. Chs 1 & 2.
  • Morville. Culture.

Unit 3: Information Architecture (IA)

Week 10:   IA Approaches
Mar 22 Pick Two:

  1. Potts & Salvo. Ch. 3.
  2. Potts & Salvo. Ch. 9.
  3. Hinton. Part V.
  4. Covert. Chs. 1 & 2.

Due Friday: “Design” Draft

Week 11: Wayfinding & Peer Review Lab
Mar 29
  • Peer texts
  • Morville. Connections & Cultures.
  • Potts & Salvo. Ch. 7.
Due Friday: “Design” Responses
Week 12: Wayfinding con’d
Apr 5
  • Morville. Limits
Due Friday: “Design” Final
Week 13: Objects & Metadata
Apr 12
Week 14: Peer Review Lab
Apr 19
  • Peer texts
Due Friday: “Propose” Draft
Week 15: Views & Beyond
Apr 26
  • Hinton. Part VI.
  • Covert. Chs. 5 – 7.
Due Monday: “Propose” Responses

Due Friday: “Propose” Final

 

Updated: 4/12/18