EST 240: Visual Rhetoric and Information Technology
Seeing comes before words. The focus of this survey course is on the visual communication code, and on implementation of effective presentation design. Students will explore the theories of information visualization as well as the underlying scientific phenomena. We will examine and discuss the impact of such technologies as photography, cinema, Internet, mobile, and virtual reality on democratization of visual culture. Students will learn and apply the skills, techniques, and resources of the course in order to create a state-of-the-art term project presentation.