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Skills 1: Infographics PLAN-601E

1 Credits

This course introduces students to methods and tools for visual communication using information graphics. The five-week course will review information graphic types, principles of visual reasoning, graphic design, and methods for story-boarding. In-class exercises will demonstrate methods for creating information graphics using Illustrator, Photoshop, and Indesign and emphasize the integration of these three applications as well as Excel for effective presentation-making. A four-part assignment of documentation and interpretation of urban phenomena will focus on the synthesis of various information graphics in order to generate visual contexts for planning and design actions.