Information Design for Wayshowing, 6 credits (TNGD26)

Informationsdesign för wayshowing, 6 hp

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication


First cycle

Course type

Programme course


Jonas Lundberg

Director of studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell
Course offered for Semester Period Timetable module Language Campus VOF
6KGDK Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor´s Programme 6 (Spring 2019) 1 1 Swedish/English Norrköping v

Main field of study

Graphical Design and Communication

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level


Course offered for

  • Graphic Design and Communication, Bachelor´s Programme

Specific information

The course is cancelled 2019.


Basic knowledge in information design is required. Skills in 3D modeling are beneficial.

Intended learning outcomes

The aim of the course is practical and theoretical knowledge in information design with a focus on way showing, in physical and virtual environments. After course completion, the student should be able to:

  • Design and implement wayshowing systems in virtual environments
  • Evaluate the efficiency of way showing systems
  • Evaluate design options based on critieria related to (physical) material and graphic form
  • Describe advantages and limitations of a 3D representation of an enviromnent, compared to the real physical environment.
  • Describe perception and cognition in 3D environments.

Course content

  • Design of way showing systems in physical and virtual environments
  • Evaluation methodology for way showing systems
  • Perception and cognition in virtual and physical environments (way finding)

Teaching and working methods

The course is organized in lectures, labs, seminars, and hand-in assignments.


LAB1Laboratory workU, G1 credits
UPG2AssignmentU, 3, 4, 54 credits
UPG1SeminarsU, G1 credits


Four-grade scale, LiU, U, 3, 4, 5


Institutionen för teknik och naturvetenskap

Director of Studies or equivalent

Camilla Forsell


Jonas Lundberg

Education components

Preliminär schemalagd tid: 22 h
Rekommenderad självstudietid: 138 h

Course literature

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Fastställs senare
LAB1 Laboratory work U, G 1 credits
UPG2 Assignment U, 3, 4, 5 4 credits
UPG1 Seminars U, G 1 credits

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