InformeDesign, the College of Design unit that transforms research in the design disciplines into easy-to-read, easy-to-use formats for practitioners and the public, has rolled out its online continuing and professional educational curriculum. The courses have been developed around health, safety, and welfare topics for architects, interior designers, landscape architects, facility manages, urban planners and designers, housing specialists, graphic designers, and the public who are interested in earning continuing and professional education credits.
Three types of online courses are offered:
- Text-based courses: Read a single issue of Implications, InformeDesign's monthly newsletter, and five research summaries on a single topic of interest. ($45 (AIA: 1.0 LU; IDCEC .1 CEU)
- Inquiry-based courses: Read a single issue of Inquiry, a topic-oriented research brief focused on a single topic of interest in which evidence from InformeDesign is summarized to provide you with a quick method of updating your knowledge. ($65 (AIA: 1.0 LU; IDCEC .1 CEU)
- Web cast-based courses: View a one-hour Web cast focused on a single topic of interest, presented by an expert designer or researcher in the field. ($65 (AIA: 1.0 LU; IDCEC .1 CEU)