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Mdes

Mdes

Mdes

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Medes

MDes in Interaction Design is a one-year, intensive STEM-designated program built to provide students with the tools to create better relationships among people, products, and environments worldwide. Interaction designers flourish in this complex intersection, using craft-based design skills, systems thinking, and human-centered technology to find creative solutions in the heart of San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Our intensive program prepares you to enter one of the most in-demand design fields in the world. You’ll learn to design for the environment, public health, transportation, education, and other major industries with wide-ranging impThe MDes in Interaction Design is an intensive one-year, three-semester program. We welcome students of all ages and backgrounds who are collaborative systems thinkers and aspiring design leaders. Many of our applicants have five to seven years of professional experience and are ready to take their careers in new directions. Admission to our program is based on the strength of personal essay responses, portfolio submissions, transcripts, and recommendation letters.

Our program stresses interdisciplinary work and research-driven design practice. Students develop individualized research agendas and courses of study that draw upon the University of Washington’s broad academic community. In recent years, MDes students have taken courses and participated in research projects with the College of Engineering, the Department of Biomedical Informatics, the Department of Psychology, the Department of Communication, the School of Nursing, and the Business School. Recent MDes theses have addressed such wide-ranging topics as healthcare, aviation, urban planning, and information visualization.

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This course emphasizes the factors of information content, creativity, and persuasion in a way that relates specifically to the practice of Public Relations. Students will receive guidance in the preparation of written materials that adhere to high standards of truth and information value, engage and interest the public(s), and take an advocacy stance in support of the originating organization's goals and objectives. These qualities of writing will be fostered for use both in the new media of websites and social media as well as in the traditional media of printed materials, news releases, speeches, letters, multi-media presentations, fact sheets, etc. Public Relations writing's association with marketing and advertising will also be explored.

This course is designed to develop students’ communication writing skills and styles in an effort to communicate with and reach diverse audiences. The course includes an overview of basic rules for becoming a better writer, journalistic writing with an emphasis on Associated Press style and a comprehensive look at the types of writing assignments that communications professionals use to communicate with diverse audiences. (Source: catalog.tulane.edu)

 

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