21W.785 Communicating in Cyberspace

Fall 2003

Next generation Internet.
Next generation Internet. (Image courtesy of the High Performance Computing & Communications Office of NOAA.)

Course Highlights

This course includes a related resources section with examples of excellent and poor web design.

Course Description

This class covers the analysis, design, implementation and testing of various forms of digital communication based on group collaboration. Students are encouraged to think about the Web and other new digital interactive media not just in terms of technology but also broader issues such as language (verbal and visual), design, information architecture, communication and community. Students work in small groups on a semester-long project of their choice.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Edward Barrett

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate