Information Architecture for Internet Services: Fall 2009

Instructor:

Paul O’Neil

School:

Syracuse

Semester:

Fall 2009

Description:

Building and management of Internet information services, including information organization, information management, and information dissemination. Understanding of the use of Internet technologies within an organizational context. Practice with current technologies.

Information architecture (IA) encompasses the organization, indexing, search, and navigation systems in Web sites. These systems must support usability for a Web site to be successful. The information architecture of a site ensures that the information conveys its intended meaning to the user of a site while making it easy and efficient for them to find what they need.

Required Textbook:

Morville, P., Rosenfeld, L. 2009. Information Architecture for the World Wide Web, 3rd ed.
Krug, S. 2006. Don’t Make Me Think, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://wiseeducation.org/media/documents/2010/2/IST_553_DRAFT_SYLLABUS.pdf

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