[Faccus] IST Professional Development Seminar
Robert J H Hicks
bjhicks at connect.uwaterloo.ca
Wed Nov 19 16:05:40 EST 2008
Topic: Words, Charts, Tables, and Graphs: Style over Substance?
Date: Friday November 21
Time: 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Room: MC 2009
Speaker: Alan Kirker, ITMS
Alan will present an overview of a seminar he attended recently about information design. He'll look at why special attention needs to be paid to presentation in these information-saturated times, in mediums ranging from slideshows to webpages and user interfaces. Examples will include how, for instance, PowerPoint was an accessory to the 2003 Space Shuttle disaster.
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