A Beginner's Guide to Information Design for Communication
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A Beginner's Guide to Information Design for Communication

Learn the fundamentals of effective information design skills with Infographics to drive sales.
4.7 (6 ratings)
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47 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2017
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn what is Information Design
  • Learn the importance of design to business
  • Learn the wireframing process
  • Learn Heuristic Evaluation
  • Learn Nielsen's heuristics
  • Learn the various types of infographics
  • Learn the planning of Infographics
  • Learn how data and information are organized
  • Learn the best practices in information design
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC and Microsoft Office software.
  • Some interest in design will be good.
Description

This course provides students with practical insights into the presentation and transmission of information. It covers the best practices in the design of information and communication in common digital media such as web pages and mobile applications. Participants will take quizzes to test the knowledge acquired at the end of each section.

Examples of what is in the course:

1. What is information design

2.Why is design important to business

3.The design process through wireframing

4.Heuristic Evaluation 

5.How to organize data and information

6.How to plan for infographics

7.Best practices in infographics design

and more...


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to present digital information effectively.
  • If you are already a web/UI/UX designer, or a digital marketer, then this course is NOT for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
25 Lectures
01:51:26
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Welcome!
2 Lectures 01:03
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Introduction to Information Design
6 Lectures 28:20

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to describe what is information design.

Preview 03:39

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to describe the multi-disciplinary approach to information design

Preview 05:38

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to explain the importance of design to business.

Why is design important to business
05:16

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to explain user-centered design.

What is User-Centered Design
07:29

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to describe the user interface interface design process.

The design process and wireframing
05:25

Test your understanding after viewing Lectures 1 to 3. 

Quiz 1
4 questions

End of section 1
00:53
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How to evaluate interface designs
5 Lectures 28:19

In this lesson, students will be introduced to what is user interface evaluation. They will be introduced to a technique known as "Heuristic Evaluation".

Best Practices in User Interface Analysis
05:00

In this lesson, students will learn the term "usability". It is important to understand this term before moving into user interface evaluation.

What is Usability
07:44

In this lesson, students will learn the first 5 heuristics as precribed by Nielsen.

What are Nielsen's 10 heuristics (Part 1)
08:06

This is second part of the lesson and students will learn the remaining 5 heuristics as prescribed by Nielsen. 

What are Nielsen's 10 heuristics (Part 2)
07:05

The questions are based on Lectures 5 to 8.

Quiz 2
4 questions

End of section 2
00:24
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Learning about infographics
6 Lectures 29:05

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to :

•explain what are infographics;

•describe the usefulness of infographics;

•describe the success factors to produce good infographics.

Introduction to infographics
04:17

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to :

• plan the infographics.

How to plan for infographics
06:09

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to :

•explain the different types of infographics.

Types of Infographics
06:08

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to:

- organise data for infographics.

How to organize data for infographics
04:17

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to organise information for infographics.

How to organize information for infographics
06:46

Quiz 3
4 questions

End of section 3
01:28
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Designing the infographics
6 Lectures 24:39

At the end of this lesson, students will learn how to use a web-based tool to create infographics.

How to create infographics
04:38

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to explain the approach to best practices.

Approaching Best Practices
04:53

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to explain basic design principles.

Introduction to Design Principles
04:36

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to :

describe the best practices in organizing information.
Best Practices in Infographic Design
04:15

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to :

•explain the mistakes made in infographics;

•describe the factors that influence user experience design;

•explain the evaluation categories for infographics.

Usability of the infographics
05:37

Quiz 4
4 questions

End of section 4
00:40
About the Instructor
School of Business and Accountancy BA
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The School of Business & Accountancy (BA) is widely recognised by many as the premier provider of Business and Accountancy education at polytechnic level in the region. The Ngee Ann diplomas from BA are synonymous with quality business and accountancy education.

BA is established and is well known for its dynamism. It is the popular choice due to its up-to-date curriculum, excellent student development programmes, industrial attachments with reputable organisations, modern facilities, state-of-the-art technology and dedicated teaching staff. The School is well-connected with a network of business communities and professional bodies to allow the staff to keep in touch with current business trends within the industry. 

We believe in delivering quality courses to equip our graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge for the world of business, accounting, finance and information technology.

The various courses offered are conducted by a group of instructors from the School.