4.032 / 4.S02
Design Studio: Information and Visualization

Required of: 
BSA, Design Minor

Undergraduate students: register for 4.032
Graduate students: register for 4.S02

Provides an introduction to working with information, data and visualization in a hands-on studio learning environment. Studies the history and theory of information, followed by a series of projects in which students apply the ideas directly. Progresses though basic data analysis, visual design and presentation, and more sophisticated interaction techniques. Topics include storytelling and narrative, choosing representations, understanding audiences, and the role of designers working with data.