Web Design: Syllabus
Scope and Sequence: (Sequential in development of skills)
Unit I: Welcome to the WWW
Unit II: Interface Design
Unit III: Website Structure
Unit IV: Website Content
Unit V: HTML & CSS
Unit VI: Career Outlook
Assignments should be completed by the due date. Submission of work must follow the correct procedure or work may not be graded. Late work will be marked down. Class critiques will include examination and analysis of student work. You will also be asked to provide at least one written self-evaluation. All on-time work that has been completed with a visible investment of time and energy can be reworked or redone for an improved grade with permission from the instructor. Homework assignments will support or prepare for class work.
Major Assessments (Summative Assessments) – 50%: Studio Projects: x Punctual submission of work x Incorporation of all given specifications or parameters x Originality of the creative process – Finding a unique solution without violating copyright regulations x Craftsmanship in execution using digital media and tools x High Standard of Visual Accomplishment - well-crafted design, clear communication and high level of interest. Critiques (written or verbal) and self-assessments Major writing assignments Class Participation Minor Assessments – 50%: Homework (image retrieval, sketches, brainstorming, etc.) Visible progress benchmarks (formative assessment) Quizzes Short writing assignments
- CHS Google account (an absolute must, so remember your user name & password!)
- Writing utensil: You will be taking notes and sketching in this class. Be prepared!
- Tablets, desktop computers and software are used during this class.
All materials must be respected and in good condition at the end of the class or you may incur a fine. Anyone who does not respect or misuses the equipment, computer or internet privileges will be given alternate written and drawing assignments as coursework .