About IDT-507

This site is for educational purposes and primarily for the Fall 2019 IDT – 507 Information Technologies course at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Throughout this semester, I’ll produce four information design products tied to the following modules:

Course Objectives:

  • Assess how people use information technology, and how characteristics of information technologies facilitate certain uses
  • Identify basic developments in the history of Information Technology and key trends in the history and emergence of the Internet.
  • Produce well-designed information products detailing affordances and uses of information technologies.
  • Develop skills associated with producing and making productive use of critiques of information products.

Learner Outcomes:

  • Create information products that demonstrate an understanding of information technology in historical and theoretical context.
  • Create information products that demonstrate an understanding of information design principles.
  • Create information products that demonstrate an ability to select and utilize contemporary and appropriate tools and platforms.