Week 16

Week 16 – Topics Final Comments (we will do this in class)  Click here to submit comments Final Project presentations: You must attend the final day of class and present your final project in order to receive a grade.

More



Week 15

Week 15 – Topics In class lab time

More



Week 14

Week 14 – Topics Create WordPress protosite Video formats for web jQuery In-class lab time Reading: Chapter 6: “Phase 4: Build and Integrate” (pg 140-176)

More



Week 12

Week 12 – Topics What is a smartphone versus a feature phone? Differences between mobile Web & mobile Apps Mobile Website Critiques Mobile Design Considerations Extending Your Capabilities Mobile Usage Other Important Considerations Getting Back Sticking to the Bottom Cover the Hover Layout Responsive versus Adaptive Web Design Ten Top Mobile Websites

More



Week 11

Week 11 – Topics Final Project Assignment Installation The Dashboard Creating and Modifying Themes Plugins Embedded Media How WordPress Works

More



Week 10

Week 10 – Topics The “Cool Careers “ Speakers Forum will be held next week: Graphic Design Wednesday, November 9th 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Room 235 Speakers: Chris Collins, Creative Director, American Design Company Shelly Rhoades, Creative Director, Soiree Agency

More



Week 09

Week 09 – Topics Web Typography Design for the User Web Standards W3C Discussion Accessibility issues What is Social Media?

More



Week 08

Week 08 – Topics Review Site Goals Develop Concepts Design for the User Navigation and Interface design CSS-based navigation menus Typography for the Web Deliverable: Design Comps Discuss Reading: Chapter 5: “Phase 3: Design Visual Interface” (pg 120-140)

More



Week 07

Week 07 – Topics Create wireframes Address navigation Naming & Labeling Midterm Project Assignment Deliverable: Wireframes Discuss Reading: Chapter 4: “Phase 2: Develop Site Structure” (pg 106-116) Stylin’ with CSS – Chapter 6: “Designing Interface Components”

More



Week 06

Week 06 – Topics Create site map Set naming conventions, Two & Three Column CSS Layouts HTML 5 CSS 3 Deliverable: Site map Discuss Reading: Chapter 4: “Phase 2: Develop Site Structure” (pg 96-105) Stylin’ with CSS – Chapter 5: “Basic Page Layout”

More



Week 05

Week 05 – Topics Auditing Existing Content Outline New Content Create Delivery Plan The Grid 2 & 3 Column CSS Layouts Deliverable: Content Outline Discuss Reading: Chapter 4: “Phase 2: Develop Site Structure” (pg 86-95) Stylin’ with CSS – Chapter 5: “Basic Page Layout”

More



Week 04

Week 04 – Topics Determining Overall Goals Preparing a Communication Brief Creating a Project Plan Setting the Budget Creating Schedules Assigning the Project Team Setting Up Staging Areas Planning for User Testing Kicking Off the Project

More



Week 03

Week 03 – Topics Analyzing the Industry: Competitive Analysis Understanding Discovery HTML/HTML5 Web Critiques Deliverable: Competitive Analysis Discuss Reading: Chapter 3: “Phase 1: Define the Project”(pg 59-61) Chapter 10: “Analyzing your Competition”

More



Week 02

Week 02 – Topics Understanding the Audience FTP CSS Review CSS Selector Types Assignment:  Personas (User Profiles)

More



Week 01

Week 01 – Topics Course Intro Syllabus FTP What is Interaction Design? Do You Have Your Own Website? Domain Name Registration Web hosting WordPress Teamwork Design Process Gathering Information: Defining the Problem Assignment: Client Survey

More