Mon, Jan 10: Introduction
Mon, Jan 17: Signs
Mon, Jan 24: Barthes and Myth
Mon, Jan 31: Codes
Mon, Feb 07: Rhetoric
Mon, Feb 14: Applied Semiotics - Rhetoric and marketing
Mon, Feb 28: Built environment
Mon, Mar 07 : Semiotics and industrial design
Mon, Mar 14: Semiotics and interface design
Mon, Mar 21: Rhetoric, communication, politics
Mon, Mar 28: Quiz, Semiology of graphics, rhetorical design
Mon, Apr 04: Applied semiotics
Mon, Apr 11: Presentation and application
Mon, Apr 25: Presentation and application
Welcome to DSGN 3100
Introduction to Semiotics
Welcome to DSGN 3100: Introduction to Semiotics. This web site is the main location for class content, assignments and other information. If you wish to contact me, I can be reached at: or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
In an online course, communication is critical. Make sure to:
- Check the class Slack workspace frequently
- Check your NSCAD email often
- If you miss class, need to get caught up, or have to review material, visit this web site first, then get in contact with me.
- Semiotics for Beginners is a key text. Expect to read most of it over the term. It also has a good glossary.
- Semiotics for Beginners is a key text. Expect to read all of it over the term. It also has a good glossary.
- A Course in General Linguistics by Ferdinand de Saussure
Read "Part One: General Principles (pp. 65-100) for Monday Jan 17. Required reading
Download the official description PDF for this class in Adobe PDF format. You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your computer to view these files.
Your mark in this class is based on grades in several categories. Category weights are below: