VCD/KSU Graduate Program

IAKM / Course Registration Redesign

Course Overview
Advanced Information Architecture an IAKM (Advanced Information and Knowledge Management) course, explores the roles of Information Architects and Visual Designers, and their respective work processes to develop solutions to user experience problems on the Web. The goal is to encourage students to use their professional and academic skills to create innovative solutions in a group setting. The problem presented was to redesign a university course registration system.

The charge for the design team in Advanced IA was to identify areas for site improvement, doing competitive analysis, requirements analysis, usability studies, user testing, and visual design.


Challenge Conventions
The School of Visual Communication Design is committed to fostering innovation, respecting traditions and pushing boundaries in pursuit of new knowledge in visual communication. The curriculum is flexible enough to meet the needs of applicants with varied backgrounds—supporting a broad range of intellectual and creative pursuits while providing a strong grounding in design research. Graduate faculty members are recognized nationally and internationally for their abilities to integrate practice and research to solve relevant challenges in today’s global community.