week by week
date work

Friday,

January 24

 

BLOG URL DUE

Monday,

January 27

Discussion: Housekeeping & Introductions

Internet Visits: CSS Tutorials, Templates & Tools

Practicum: Building a Web Page

Wednesday,

January 29

LAST DAY TO ADD

LAST DAY TO DROP with NO PENALTY

Monday,

February 3

Reading: The How & Why of Design

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapters 1–3, 13
  • Duckett, HTML & CSS, Chapter 12

Internet Visits: Digital History, Humanities & Design

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 1

Monday,

February 10

Reading: Typography

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 8
  • Ellen Lupton, Thinking With Type, 2nd ed., pp. 84–146
  • Duckett, HTML & CSS, Chapters 17–19

Film Viewing:

  • Helvetica (iTunes, Amazon, Netflix rental)

Internet Visits: Typography

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 2

PORTFOLIO HOME PAGE DUE

Monday,

February 17

Reading: Structure

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapters 4–6
  • Ellen Lupton, Thinking With Type, 2nd ed., pp. 150–205
  • Duckett, HTML & CSS, Chapters 17–19

Internet Visit: Structure

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 3

Friday,

February 21

LAST DAY TO DROP

Monday,

February 24

Presentations: Type Assignments

TYPE ASSIGNMENT DUE

Friday,

February 28

LAST DAY TO DROP

Monday,

March 3

Reading: Images & Color

  • Robin Williams, Non-Designers Photoshop Book
  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 9

Internet Visits: Color

Practicum: Photoshop/Basics

Monday,

March 10

NO CLASS (Spring Break)

Monday,

March 17

Reading: Images 1

  • Robin Williams, Non-Designers Photoshop Book
  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 9

Internet Visits: Useful Image Techniques

Practicum: Photoshop/Engravings

Monday,

March 24

Reading: Images 2

  • Robin William, Non-Designers Photoshop Book, Chapter 5

Internet Visits: Images & Image Techniques

Practicum: Photoshop/Restoration

Monday,

March 31

Presentations: Image Assignments

IMAGE ASSIGNMENT DUE

 

Monday,

April 7

Internet Visits: Accessibility

Practicum: Assistive Technologies Demo

Monday,

April 14

Internet Visits: Interactivity

Internet Visits: Tools for Interactivity

Practicum: Interactivity Tools

Monday,

April 21

Presentations: Design Assignments

DESIGN ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

April 28

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

May 5

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

May 12

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (final)

SELF-EVALUATION DUE