ISMA205


Course Schedule

WEEK 01

Course Introduction
Understanding Principles of Designing for the Screen
Basic HTML exercise
Exercise: WordPress Blog

WEEK 02

Web Design Process
Exercise: Introducing HTML & CSS
Assignment: Interactive Poem

WEEK 03

Information Architecture
Introducing Sitemaps, Wireframe Diagrams & Photoshop mockups
Exercise: HTML/CSS II: continued

WEEK 04

Images for the Web
Slicing & Optimizing images for the web
Exercise: HTML III: layout

WEEK 05

Publishing to the WEB (FTP)
In-class Work Period & Questions

WEEK 06

Assignment 1 DUE: Presentations
Introduction to Assignment 2: Portfolio Site

WEEK 07

Interface Design: Metaphors & Conventions
Exercise: Photoshop Mockups II: grids and typography

WEEK 08

Typography on the Web
In-class: More about CSS

WEEK 09

In-class: Multi-image Rollover CSS & Javascript

WEEK 10

Assignment 2 DUE: Presentations
Introduction to Assignment 3: Portfolio Site

WEEK 11

Behaviour Change through Mobile Apps
In-class: game, brainstorming & sketching

WEEK 12

In-class Work Period & Questions

WEEK 13

Mobile Web User testing Exercise
In-class User testing & Research Documentation

WEEK 14

In-class Work Period & Questions

WEEK 15

Final Group Presentations

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