Beyond working with text and document design, most technical and professional communication involves quantitative data and visualizations designed to make this data more accessible to readers. The information design project helps students think through the rhetorical choices involved when designing data visualizations as well as the kinds of ethical choices they face in doing so.
The Information Design Drafting Plan can be distributed to students during the planning phase. It helps students focus their thoughts on the visualizations and learn how to integrate visualizations into the report.
Below are the materials for this sample assignment:
You can also view the following design and visual pages to find exercises for this assignment: