PSAM

5170

Data as Material

Parsons School of Design: Art, Media & Technology

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Degree Students

Data as Material

Fall 2020

Taught By: Abe Rubenstein

Section: A

CRN: 4367

Credits: 3

In this course, students will exercise comprehensive design practice and iteration, traversing areas such as visual design, storytelling, design thinking, UI/UX, prototyping, and interaction design. Across these practices, the course investigates data as a material for design. Students will engage through hands-on exercises with real data to gain a deeper understanding of how data is created and how it can shape interactions and representations. Students will develop data-driven products and services that can range from the applied and functional to the critical and poetic. The class will be accompanied by relevant readings and presentations from design theory and the sociopolitical and cultural context. In-class conversations allow students to develop critical thinking and theoretical understanding and show their unique insights of discussed topics and practices.

Open to: All University graduate degree students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: Online (DL)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 20

Add/Drop Deadline: September 14, 2020 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: November 22, 2020 (Sunday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Closed*

* 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: 12:47pm 10/31/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: Online Course

Date Range: 8/31/2020 - 12/14/2020

Data as Material

Spring 2021

Taught By: Aarati Akkapeddi

Section: A

CRN: 8715

Credits: 3

In this course, students will exercise comprehensive design practice and iteration, traversing areas such as visual design, storytelling, design thinking, UI/UX, prototyping, and interaction design. Across these practices, the course investigates data as a material for design. Students will engage through hands-on exercises with real data to gain a deeper understanding of how data is created and how it can shape interactions and representations. Students will develop data-driven products and services that can range from the applied and functional to the critical and poetic. The class will be accompanied by relevant readings and presentations from design theory and the sociopolitical and cultural context. In-class conversations allow students to develop critical thinking and theoretical understanding and show their unique insights of discussed topics and practices.

Open to: All University graduate degree students.

College: Parsons School of Design (PS)

Department: Art, Media & Technology (PSAM)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Sync Type: N/A

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 18

Add/Drop Deadline: February 1, 2021 (Monday)

Online Withdrawal Deadline: May 10, 2021 (Monday)

Seats Available: Yes

Status: Open*

* 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: 12:48pm 10/31/2020 EDT

Meeting Info:

Days: Monday

Times: 7:00pm - 9:40pm

Building: TBD

Room: TBD

Date Range: 1/25/2021 - 5/10/2021