Course Outline & Assignments

IMPORTANT NOTE: Assignments not completed in class will be assigned as homework. This schedule may change based on class experience and instructor’s discretion.

Week Class Date Topic Assignment Summary Points Due Date
1 04-10-14 What Is Layout? Beginning Home Page Layout* 55 04-17-14
midnight
Home Page Critique 35
2 04-17-14 Using Grids for Web Layout News Site Wireframes* 15 04-24-14
midnight
News Site Mockup: Project 1, Version 1* 65
News Site Design Defense 10
3 04-24-14 Design Principles Design Principles Critique 45 05-01-14
midnight
News Site Mockup: Project 1, Version 2* 45
4 05-01-14 Point, Line and Shape Workshop Site Storyboard* 25 05-08-14
midnight
Workshop Site Mockup: Project 2, Version 1* 65
5 05-08-14 Typography Typesetting 35 05-15-14
midnight
Workshop Site Mockup: Project 2, Version 2* 45
Workshop Site Design Defense 10
6 05-15-14 Pattern & Texture Mood Board* 25 05-22-14
midnight
Project 3: Movie Site v.1* 65
7 05-22-14 Color Color Schemes 35 05-29-14
midnight
Project 3: Movie Site v.2* 45
Movie Site Design Defense 10
8 05-29-14 Sourcing Imagery Image Sourcing 35 06-05-14
midnight
Restaurant Site Mockup: Project 4, Version 1* 65
9 06-05-14 Using Imagery Photoshop Image Editing 25 06-12-14
midnight
Restaurant Site Mockup: Project 4, Version 2* 45
Restaurant Site Design Defense 10
10 06-12-14 Web Layout Patterns Responsive Web Layout* 90 06-19-14
5:00pm
11 06-19-14 Final Project Lab FINAL PROJECT* 100
TOTAL POINTS 1000

* These assignments, marked with an asterisk (*), will have a soft deadline of the beginning of the next class session. This is so that we can have a student showcase/critique, and you can get valuable feedback on your work prior to the hard deadline indicated in the far right column.