This week was rather different to the others that I have had. While MDI was rather similar, in Designing for the Web we had an assignment due, and on top of that we didn’t have a live lecture this week. Because we had an assignment due this week, a lot of our tutorial was focused … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 4: Assignments and Framework
Week 4 was the week that my subjects finally overlapped. If you’ve been reading these weekly wrap ups, you should know by now that in Designing for the Web we’ve been talking about the usability of websites, and for Managing Digital Information we discuss databases and categorisation. However this week the topics switched. In Designing … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 4: It’s all connected
Exciting news everyone! I’ve been talking to some companies online in regards to publishing some of the content that I write. And I’m excited to announce that I will now be contributing to OuttaGum, the online Pop Culture news site. I will be mainly focusing on comic books, which (as you know) I want a … More I’m Published!
This week predominately focused on definitions, with Web design actually defining information architecture and how it relates to design (and UXD!), and MDI defining the indexing process. In Web Desgin we talked predominantly about Information Architecture. Specifically what an Information architect does. While we were given quite a few different definitions (as it is such … More Weekly Wrap Up Week 3: Defintions
This week UTS careers hosted an event called “You get paid to do whaaat?!”, a networking event that introduced Communications Students to professionals in a variety of fields that all have a background in Communications. This personally for me was an amazing idea because, while I know where I want to be in the future, … More You get paid to do whaaat?!
MDI This week we focused on different classification systems. Last week we talked about the Dewy Decimal System, but there are so many more systems including Ranganathan (1933) who suggested one of the most simplified system, that can be extended to everything. He suggests that there are 5 main facets – Personality (who), Matter (what), Energy … More Weekly Wrap Up: Week 2 – The Importance of Usability