Informational/Instructional Design

Definition

A field involving the creation of content that aims to educate users about a certain topic.

Examples

  1. PC it Yourself: The animated guide to building a pc. http://www.pcityourself.com/index.php

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2009. PC it Yourself: The animated guide to building a pc. Retrieved 4/5/17 from http://www.pcityourself.com/index.php

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2009. Building Step 9: Graphics Card. Retrieved 4/5/17 from http://www.pcityourself.com/building/graphicsCard.php

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2009. What’s in a PC. Retrieved 4/5/17 from http://www.pcityourself.com/choosing/introduction.php

This is a website that offers information about building a pc. The user can navigate to 3 different sections of the site which offers information about: choosing parts, building the pc and initial software installing. These sections show a list of computer parts which the can click on to go to a page about the part. These pages have a short animated video of the part and how it fits into the computer.

2. Under the Weather: The Impact of Climate Change on Health. http://undertheweather.eu/

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Under the Weather: The Impact of Climate Change on Health. Retrieved 5/5/17 from http://undertheweather.eu/

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What will be the consequences of rising temperatures? Retrieved 5/5/17 from http://undertheweather.eu/

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The Impact of Natural Allergies. Retrieved 5/5/17 from http://undertheweather.eu/

Under the Weather is an informative interactive about climate change and how it can affect people’s health. This site uses parallax scrolling to split sections about different climate change factors including: heat stress, uv radiation, pollens and air pollution.

3. We Are Apartments. http://www.weareapartments.org/

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2015. Apartments. We Live Here. http://www.weareapartments.org/#

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2015. Introduction. http://www.weareapartments.org/#

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2015. Our Initiative. http://www.weareapartments.org/about#

This website is about the American apartment industry offering economic information about it. This site has 3 sections. The first is information is about industry contribution to the economy and to housing. The second is a calculator to find out the economic contribution a certain apartment has. The third is a section about the organizations behind this website and what they hope to achieve.

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