Information architecture : an emerging 21st century profession

Earl Morrogh

For undergraduate/graduate-level courses in Information Architecture, Information Design, Interaction Design, User Experience Design, Social Informatics, Human-computer Interaction, Knowledge Management, Information Management, Web Design, Communications History, Telecommunications Infrastructure, and for survey courses in Information Science, Telecommunications, Computer Science, and Information and Communication. This is the first text to explore the roots of the emerging Information Architecture profession. A true foundations text, it introduces students to key innovations in the history of communications systems and technologies leading to the Information Age; Information Age-related problems; information architecture practitioners, educators, and educational programs.

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  • Foreword, Richard Saul Wurman. I. INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE: AN INTRODUCTION. 1. Information Architecture: From Craft to Profession. II. HUMAN INTERACTIONS: THE EVOLUTION OF COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. 2. Let's Talk About It: The Spoken Word. 3. Put It in Writing: The Written Word. 4. Hot Off the Press: The Printed Word. 5. Wired: The Electrical Telegraph. 6. Just Call Me: The Telephone. 7. Wireless: The Radio. 8. The Tube: Television. III. HUMAN AND COMPUTER INTERACTIONS: THE EVOLUTION OF COMPUTING SYSTEMS. 9. ENIAC: Computational Solutions for Scientific Problems. 10. ERMA: Computational Solutions for Business Problems. 11. The Alto: Computing Gets Personal. 12. The PC Evolution: From Mainframes to Minis to Micros. IV. COMPUTER NETWORKS: COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTING SYSTEMS CONVERGE. 13. Internauts: Architects of the Intergalactic Network. 14. ARPAnet: The Birth of the Internet. 15. Email: The First Killer "App." 16. WWW: The World Wide Web. V. INFO AILMENTS: UNINTENDED CONSEQUENCES OF THE INFORMATION AGE. 17. Info Glut, Info Trash, Info Hype, and Info Stress. VI. TOWARD A NEW DISCIPLINE: INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE. 18. IA: The Process. 19. IA: The Practitioner. 20. IA: The Profession. 21. IA: Educating Information Architects. 22. IA: Education Theory, A Design Foundation for Information Architecture, by Keith Belton. 23. Information Architects: Envisioning the Future of IA. References. APPENDICES. A. "As We May Think,"Vannevar Bush. B. "Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice," IEEE-CS/ACM Joint Task Force on Software Engineering Ethics and Professional Practices. Index.

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書名 Information architecture : an emerging 21st century profession
著作者等 Morrogh Earl
出版元 Prentice Hall
刊行年月 c2003
ページ数 xxi, 194 p.
大きさ 24 cm
ISBN 0130967467
NCID BA65255011
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国