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Teaching Information Architecture = Connections

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Ignite-style talk for the 2014 Teaching Information Architecture workshop at the IA Summit. http://reframe-ia.org/

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Teaching Information Architecture = Connections

  1. 1. TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO KEITH INSTONE Teaching IA = Connections HCI, IxD, IS, VD, UX, ...
  2. 2. Slide 2 Keith Instone: Closing the Research-Practice Gap What I talked about here last year REFRAMING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 - BALTIMORE
  3. 3. Slide 3 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections One of my key points last year REFRAMING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 - BALTIMORE
  4. 4. Slide 4 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections The Process of Reframing IA Education TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO Writing papers + Talking (amongst ourselves) + NOTHING ELSE = FAIL
  5. 5. Slide 5 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections The Process of Reframing IA Education TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO Realistic goal: Who we should talk with after today Stretch goal: who is in the room with us next time
  6. 6. Slide 6 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Who is this? Why should we talk with him? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  7. 7. Slide 7 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Nathan Shedroff TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● Nathan Shedroff ● Profiled at Argus Center for Information Architecture, 2000 (& worked with RSW) ● Author, Experience Design ● “What it means to be strategic”, UXSTRAT ● ….... (too many more to mention) …..... ● AIGA Director ● Chair, MBA in Design Strategy Program, CCA ● Open-Source Curricula
  8. 8. Slide 8 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections AIGA, Visual Design, Architecture TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO The AIGA Design Educators Community (DEC) goals: facilitate communication among design educators create, foster and promote dialogue; produce design education events such as conferences and competitions present current research and teaching methods establish standards for design education differentiate between design's various subdisciplines raise the level of design-driven thinking in schools across the country communicate the value of design education to the larger profession
  9. 9. Slide 9 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Who is this? Why should we talk with him? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  10. 10. Slide 10 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections David Malouf TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● David Malouf ● Former Professor of Interaction Design, SCAD Industrial Design Department ● Former Sr. Interaction design for Motorola Enterprise Mobility ● IxDA Education Summit co-chair
  11. 11. Slide 11 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections IxDA Education Summit TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  12. 12. Slide 12 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Who is this? Why should we talk with her? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  13. 13. Slide 13 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Elizabeth Churchill TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● Elizabeth Churchill ● Director of HCI at eBay Research Labs ● Vice President of ACM SIGCHI ● Co-author of “Teaching and Learning Human- Computer Interaction”, interactions, Mar-Apr 2013 ● Co-organizer of “Developing a Living HCI Curriculum to Support a Global Community” (CHI 2014 Workshop)
  14. 14. Slide 14 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Living HCI Curriculum TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● This workshop will bring together an interested and active group of HCI students, academics, and industry practitioners from across the world contribute to a flexible, living curriculum for HCI Education. ● ...pedagogical tools such as lesson plans, assignments, and bibliographies; YouTube videos; open source code; novel approaches for teaching emerging topics; general best practices; important cultural differences…
  15. 15. Slide 15 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Who are these people? Why should we talk with them? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  16. 16. Slide 16 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections ASIS&T SIG ED TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● Chair: Laura Christopherson ● Co Chair-elect: Chris Cunningham, Mirna Turcios ● Secretary/Treasurer: Sarah Ramdeen ● Communication Officer: Hassan Zamir ● Program Coordinator: Karen Miller ● Publications Officer: Julia Khanova ● Past Chair: Naresh Agarwal
  17. 17. Slide 17 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Who are these people? Why should we talk with them? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  18. 18. Slide 18 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Does this purpose statement sound relevant? TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO The <BLANK> takes it as given that expertise in all forms of information is required for progress in science, business, education, and culture. This expertise must include: ● understanding of the uses and users of information ● the nature of information itself ● information technologies and their applications
  19. 19. Slide 19 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections iSchools TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO
  20. 20. Slide 20 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Many more OBVIOUS ones! TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO ● A syllabus for user experience ● Day Seven: Designing structure. Interaction design ● Day Eight: Designing structure. Information architecture
  21. 21. Slide 21 Keith Instone: Teaching IA = Connections Thanks! TEACHING INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE A ROUND TABLE WORKSHOP AT THE IA SUMMIT 2014 – SAN DIEGO Reminder! Goal: Who we should talk with after today Thanks!

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