Understanding Research: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Yan Zhang

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

Research methods in a variety of information environments; primary and secondary research; research project design; research results interpretation; analysis of published research; techniques supporting research process.

Required Textbook:

Punch, Keith F. 2005. Introduction to Social Research: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/ResearchMethods_Fall2014_ForPosting.doc

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Information Architecture and Design: Fall 2014

Instructor:

Yan Zhang

School:

University of Texas at Austin

Semester:

Fall 2014

Description:

User-centered design of web-based information systems based on interaction design principles and the analysis of user needs and behavior.

Required Textbook:

Morville, P., Rosenfeld, L. 2006. Information Architecture for the World Wide Web: Designing Large-scale Web Sites, 3rd ed.
Brown, D. M. 2010. Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning, 2nd ed.

Link to Syllabus:

https://www.ischool.utexas.edu/sites/default/files/images/webform/IA%26DFall2014_Zhang_UploadVersion.doc