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UX Design Class in Boston on October 19, 2016 Information Architecture

Information Architecture Course for Application and Web Design

Wed, Oct 19 2016
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

In this UX Course focused on Information Architecture, students discover the ways in which the different pages of their application or site relate to one another, and find out how to ensure information is organized in a consistent and predictable way. Students discover how to take steps to assess existing and needed content, organize pages, provide clues to help use the site efficiently, and develop navigational structure.

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In this Information Architecture course participants discover how to take steps to:
 
  • Assess existing and needed content
  • Organize pages and screens
  • Provide clues to help use the site efficiently
  • Develop navigational structure
Course topics for this Information Architecture Course include the following:
 

Overview of an information architecture

  • The importance of the underlying information structure
  • Information architecture design patterns and how they relate to your experience
  • Flat and hierarchical information structures

The foundation of an information architecture

  • Primary research
  • Personas, stories, and user flows
  • Feature building

Best Practices for Information Architecture Design

  • Designing your IA based upon user needs
  • Establishing a clear purpose based upon UX brief and other integrated data
  • Integrating and prioritizing the user needs in order to build effective navigation
  • Building-in consistency

Methods and techniques for creating the IA design

  • White boarding and post-its for organizing IA
  • Card Sorting: Open, closed, and reverse processes
  • Site Maps and Outlines

Testing your information architecture

  • Wireframes and prototypes
  • Active observing
  • Passive observing
  • Online review
 

120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA
01801
USA
(781) 376-6044
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