PWRT 6025/5125

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Learning Outcomes

  • Define different types of data visualizations and explain in what situations they are used
  • Compare and contrast different methods of presenting complex data, facts, and figures in professional documents
  • Practice audience analysis (though research)
  • Select appropriate way to display data based on situation and purpose
  • Incorporate basic document design principles into professional writing documents
  • Write in both informative and persuasive ways
  • Plan and conduct a multi-part writing and design project
  • Conduct basic usability tests

Course Description

Students will learn the principles and practices of designing information from different data sources.  Students will practice analyzing audience, creating data visualizations, designing texts for readability,  testing usability, and presenting text and media in document designed for a specific audience and purpose. Projects may be client focused.

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