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Information Architecture

Information Architecture
Quote: “We often see interaction design and IA compared. Let’s acknowledge once and for all that information architecture is the more difficult of the two.”
Comment: Information architecture (“At its most basic, information architecture is the construction of a structure or the organization of information. In a library, for example, information architecture is a combination of the catalog system and the physical design of the building that holds the books. On the Web, information architecture is a combination of organizing a site’s content into categories and creating an interface to support those categories. from 10 Questions about IA) WILL be an important role in the online learning design model. Coincidentally, I’m currently obsessed with online learning design models…current systems don’t seem to work – they are too expensive or not flexible enough to account for the reality of an instructor’s work day. I will post an article on this within the next month. MSWeb: An Enterprise Intranet #1 is an example of a massive IA project…