Free Lunchtime Class: Beginners Guide to Information Architecture

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

Free Lunchtime Class: Beginners Guide to Information Architecture

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

In a world where we’re constantly bombarded by messages, it’s easy to feel overloaded. This class aims to help you feel more prepared to make sense of the messes of information, and the principles, lessons, and tools you can use to arrange the parts of something to make it understandable as a whole.

This class will provide a broad introduction to a useful set of tools and ideas around making the most of information architecture (IA). Whether you’re a student, designer, technologist, small business owner, intern, or executive, learn how IA can help you organise your next endeavour.

Takeaways

  • Understand why information architecture is an important practice for anyone making anything.
  • Learn how to define and describe the importance of various components of IA, including language, context, and structure.
  • Find out how to identify the type of forms that information takes.
  • Discover how to evaluate which IA frameworks apply in a given project context.

Prereqs & Preparation

This introductory class is aimed at beginners looking for their first taste of information architecture. Appropriate for designers and developers at any stage of their practice.

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