Infographics

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ARTD(IG)495

Credits: 3
Offered: Spring
Prerequisite: One Graphic Design class and basic knowledge of Creative Suite

Infographics are graphic visual representations of information, data, or knowledge intended to present complex information quickly and clearly. This course provides students with a comprehensive understanding of infographics, visual storytelling, and the software knowledge essential to improving contemporary visual communication skills. Understanding data, visual rhetoric, concept, and narrative development are the focus of the first part of the course. Students devise, design, and develop each project by researching, drafting, drawing, and utilizing photography and collage. Tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Powerpoint, Keynote, and Prezi are used to create and finalize powerful imagery for print, slide shows, and/or the web.

(See syllabus below. An updated syllabus will be posted at the beginning of each term.)

Course Syllabus Spring 2017 (Camilla Torna)