The focus of this pathway will be on the development of knowledge and skills related to the ways in which humans search for and interact with information and media, and the design of social and technological systems to support those interactions. This pathway is associated with professional work in fields such as information architecture, web design, information services, instructional design, usability testing and user-centred design. It is associated with academic research in the fields of information behaviour, human-computer interaction, Internet research, media studies, knowledge organization and design.
Primary Electives (taught every year)
Relevant courses outside the school
Courses in cognitive science, psychology, design, HCI. The Designing for People Program.