Introduction to Web Design (3) A beginning level course in Web Design, with emphasis on designing with standards to assure accessibility and effective communication.
ART 101 Introduction to Web Design (3)
(BA) This course meets the Bachelor of Arts degree requirements.
ART 101 is a beginning level web design course that is concerned with the designing and creating of web sites using XHTML and recommended government standards. This emphasis is central so that the work the students do will reach the broadest audience, including people with disabilities, through the use of a broad range of software and hardware.
This course will teach students how to meet the present government standards for accessibility by the disabled and the technical and accessibility standards recommended by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
This course will also place an emphasis on the uses of art-images to present information along with the presentation of text and typography for communication and how these elements can make projects on the web more effective.
The course will introduce topics such as: clarity of art and design, ease of use (navigability), and in creating art and graphics for web delivery (optimization).
There will also be discussion on the dynamics of networked communications, along with issues pertaining to the authoring and publishing of content and media on the internet.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.