week by week
date work

Monday,

January 23

Discussion: Housekeeping & Introductions

Internet Visits: CSS Tutorials, Templates & Tools

Practicum: Building a Web Page

Monday,

January 30

Reading: The How & Why of Design

  • Golombisky &  Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy

Lecture:

  • Dan Cohen: The Future of History, 7:00 pm, Concert Hall

Internet Visits: CSS Tutorials, Templates & Tools

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 1

BLOG URL DUE

LAST DAY TO ADD

Monday,

February 6

Reading: Typography 1

  • Ellen Lupton, Thinking with Type

Film Viewing:

  • Helvetica (iTunes, Amazon, Netflix rental)

Internet Visits: Typography

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 2

PORTFOLIO HOME PAGE DUE

Monday,

February 13

Reading: Typography 2

  • Zoe Gillenwater, Stunning CSS

Internet Visit: Typography 2

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 2

Monday,

February 20

Presentations: Type Assignments

TYPE ASSIGNMENT DUE

Friday,

February 24

LAST DAY TO DROP

Monday,

February 27

Reading: Images & Color

  • Robin Williams, Non-Designers Photoshop Book

Internet Visits: Color

Practicum: Photoshop/Colorizing

Monday,

March 5

Reading: Images & Problems

  • Robin Williams, Non-Designers Photoshop Book

Internet Visits: Useful Image Techniques

Practicum: Photoshop/Engravings

Monday,

March 12

NO CLASS (Spring Break)

Monday,

March 22

Presentations: Image Assignments

IMAGE ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

March 26

Internet Visits: Accessibility

Practicum: Photoshop/Advanced Stuff

Monday,

April 2

Reading: Information Architecture

  • Golombisky &  Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy (reprise)

Internet Visits: Design

Monday,

April 9

Internet Visits: Interactivity

Practicum: Interactivity Tools

Monday,

April 16

Presentations: Design Assignments

DESIGN ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

April 23

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

April 30

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

May 7

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (final)

SELF-EVALUATION DUE