MSIM Graduate Courses
IMT 530 Organization of Information Resources (4)
Introduction to issues in organization of information and information objects including analysis of intellectual and physical characteristics of information objects; use of metadata and metadata standards for information systems; theory of classification, including semantic relationships and facet analysis; creation of controlled vocabularies; and display and arrangement.
IMT 535 Introduction to Information Architecture (5)
Introduces concepts and methods of front- and back-end information architecture. Covers back-end topics including data and content modeling, taxonomy, controlled vocabulary, SEO, search, and analytics. Covers front-end topics including design thinking, design process, design patterns, navigation, workflow, labeling, orientation, and information scent. Unifies front- and back-end IA.