DES 210 / DES 352 Web Design II :: International Academy of Design & Technology

Course Overview

Synopsis

Complete Syllabus

Class Meetings Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00pm-8:30pm
Session Term 5 2011
Instructor Dawn Pedersen
Email [email protected]
Phone 916-320-1371

Course Description

Students will be introduced to the concepts governing website design and implementation. Students will explore a number of design problems, including: interface design, navigation, look and feel and design process.

Performance Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Design and develop working interfaces for websites;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of user centered design in web interfaces;
  • Apply the use of industry standard tools and applications in the website design process; and
  • Develop a client-centered website.

Course Prerequisite

DESIGN110 - Web Design I

Required Text

Negrino, Tom and Smith, Dori. Dreamweaver CS5 Visual Quickstart Guide.
Peachpit Press. 2010. ISBN-13 978-0-321-70357-6

Supplies

Recordable media (such as a Flash drive)

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 Dates Topic Assignment Summary File Name Points Due Date
1 11/15/11
11/17/11
HTML Review HTML Challenges challenges.zip 40 11/22/11
Company Overview Company Overview.doc 15
2 11/22/11
(11/24 is a holiday)
Dreamweaver Review Dreamweaver Review dw-review.zip 55 11/29/11
3 11/29/11
12/01/11
User-Centered Design Wireframes wireframes.zip 10 12/06/11
Sitemap sitemap.xxx 5
Project Overview Project Overview.doc 20
Storyboard storyboard.xxx 15
Mood Board moodboard.xxx 20
4 12/06/11
12/08/11
Color, Texture & Pattern Kuler Design kuler.zip 25 12/13/11
Background Tile background-tile.psd 20
test-pattern.psd 10
5 12/13/11
12/15/11
Scripting and CSS Tricks MyGallery mygallery.zip 20 01/03/12
Sun of Suckerfish Menu suckerfish.zip 35
MIDTERM PROJECT midterm.zip 150
  12/20/11-
12/29/11
Winter Holiday
6 01/03/12
01/05/12
Writing for the Web D&D Article dungeons.doc 20 01/10/12
About Page about.doc 35
7 01/10/12
01/12/12
Web Typography Google Fonts google-fonts.zip 15 01/17/12
FontSquirrel fontsquirrel.zip 15
CSS Boilerplate boilerplate.zip 25
8 01/17/12
01/19/12
From PSD to HTML Toddler Site toddler-site.zip 55 01/24/12
9 01/24/12
01/26/12
HTML5 and CSS3 HTML5 Web Page monkeys.zip 25 01/31/12
CSS3 Web Page   20
10 01/31/12
02/02/12
The Business of Web Design FINAL PROJECT final.zip 250 02/02/12