LLSJ

3002

Design for Journalists: From Typography to Interaction

Eugene Lang College Lib Arts: Journalism & Design

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Design for Journalists I

Spring 2019

Taught By: Jason Das

Section: AX

CRN: 3014

Credits: 4

[Medium or elective] This course serves designers who wish to expand their understanding of journalism alongside journalists who wish to expand their understanding of design. In addition to producing new work, we will emphasize skills to analyze, evaluate, critique, and discuss design in a journalistic context. At the end of this course, students will be able to present well-designed content both in print and online. It is strongly recommended that all Journalism + Design majors take this class, preferably in tandem with or before News, Narrative & Design II.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Journalism & Design (LLSJ)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:12pm 10/15/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: 6 East 16th Street

Room: 602

Date Range: 1/24/2019 - 5/9/2019

Design for Journalists I

Fall 2018

Taught By: Jason Das

Section: AX

CRN: 3514

Credits: 4

[Medium or elective] Do you obsess over fonts? Are you dying to know how to present your work digitally? This course aims to prepare journalists and writers with the basic principles of visual and interaction design crucial to modern-day journalism, starting with the fundamentals of typography, layout, color, information design, wire framing and prototyping for the web. Students will learn HTML and CSS through the historical lens of printing technologies and will explore these concepts through a series of exercises and assignments culminating in a final website project. It is strongly recommended that all Journalism + Design majors take this class, preferably in tandem with or before News, Narrative & Design II.

College: Eugene Lang College Lib Arts (LC)

Department: Journalism & Design (LLSJ)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Seminar (R)

Max Enrollment: 18

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 5:12pm 10/15/2018

Meeting Info:

Days: Thursday

Times: 12:10pm - 2:50pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 200

Date Range: 8/30/2018 - 12/13/2018