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Info Design: Visual Story

The field of Data Visualization combines 3 disciplines of study: Graphic Design, Statistics, and Computer Science. In order for a visualization to be dynamic, aesthetic and insightful it must involve successful application of all three practices. This course will focus on developing students’ information graphics skill set specific to creating visual stories. It will include critical thinking projects that relate to real life information design needs, both for standalone infographics and when producing graphics for dynamic visual stories.

Instructor
Silvio DaSilva
Silvio DaSilva
Silvio DaSilva is an accomplished information designer, senior creative director and mentor, specializing in innovative data visualizations and interactive infographic storytelling, focusing on strategies of infodesign thinking to product design. Silvio’s professional experience includes The New York City Transit Maps, and visual journalism for The Associated Press, ABC News, Reuters and  NBC Universal, (TCS.com) Tat...
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Apr 01 - May 12
Online
Spring 2019
CRN 7036
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What you will learn
  • ○ Build on skills and concepts introduced in the course Designing Information Graphics.
  • ○ Introduce students to advanced topics in the field of information graphics.
  • ○ Introduce students to advanced data and graphic applications used to develop and produce information graphics for static and interactive visualizations.
  • ○ Develop a project that students can use in their portfolio.
  • ○ Guide students to consider where they might fit into the information graphics field.
Benefits
  • ○ Develop advanced skills necessary for information design and visual storytelling.
  • ○ Gain an understanding of the information graphics design field as a potential career.
  • ○ Meet and network with practitioners in the field.
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