This course provides knowledge and experience with professional aspects of web design. It will explore concepts such as self-branding and professional practices. In addition, the course will focus on making appropriate design decisions and understanding how these decisions affect a users' experience on the Web and with supporting printed and digital materials.
- FED-120 Web Design 3 (future release)
- US-310 Interaction Design 2 (future release)
- SSD-100 Server-Side Scripting 1 (future release)
- FED-300 Findability
- Neumeier, Marty. The Brand Gap. Grand Rapids: New Riders, 2005.
- Ireland, Susan. The Complete Idiot’S Guide to the Perfect Resume. New York: Penguin, 2006.
- Pinkley, Robin L., and Gregory B. Northcraft. Get Paid What You’re Worth: The Expert Negotiators’ Guide to Salary and Compensation. Boston: St. Martin's Griffin, 2003.
- Students will need their own web server to post their assignments
- FTP program
- Mac or PC computers with internet connection
- Web Browsers (Firefox, Opera, Safari, Internet Explorer)
- Web page editor that fosters the development of valid (X)HTML and CSS code
- Web page debugging and evaluation tools such as Firebug and the Web Developer Toolbar for Firefox
- Image editing tool such as any of the following:
- Adobe Photoshop (recommended)
- .ICO plugin via Telegraphics
- Adobe Fireworks
- Adobe Illustrator
- GIMP (minimum requirement)