week by week
date work

Friday,

January 23

 

BLOG URL DUE

Monday,

January 26

Discussion: Housekeeping & Introductions

Internet Visits: CSS Tutorials, Templates & Tools

Practicum: Building a Web Page

Tuesday,

January 27

LAST DAY TO ADD

LAST DAY TO DROP with NO PENALTY

Monday,

February 2

Reading: The How & Why of Design

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapters 1–3, 13
  • Johana Drucker, Graphesis

Internet Visits: Digital History, Humanities & Design

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 1

Monday,

February 9

Reading: Typography

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 8
  • Ellen Lupton, Type on Screen, Chapters 1-2
  • Williams, Non-Designers Design Book, 4th ed., Chapters 8–12

Internet Visits: Typography

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 2

PORTFOLIO HOME PAGE DUE

Monday,

February 16

Reading: Structure

  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapters 4–6
  • Ellen Lupton, Type on Screen, Chaps 3–4

Internet Visit: Structure

Practicum: Building a Web Page, Pt. 3

Friday,

February 20

LAST DAY TO DROP

Monday,

February 23

Presentations: Type Assignments

TYPE ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

March 2

Reading: Color

  • Robin William, Non-Designers Design Book, 4th ed., Chapter 7
  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 9

Internet Visits: Color

Practicum: Photoshop/Basics

Monday,

March 9

NO CLASS (Spring Break)

Monday,

March 16

Reading: Images 1

  • Lesa Snider, Photoshop CC (use as reference)
  • Golombisky & Hagen, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Chapter 9

Internet Visits: Useful Image Techniques

Practicum: Photoshop/Engravings

Monday,

March 23

Reading: Images 2

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

Internet Visits: Images & Image Techniques

Practicum: Photoshop/Restoration

Monday,

March 30

Presentations: Image Assignments

IMAGE ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

April 6

Internet Visits: Accessibility

Practicum: Assistive Technologies Demo

Monday,

April 13

Internet Visits: Interactivity

Internet Visits: Tools for Interactivity

Practicum: Interactivity Tools

Monday,

April 20

Presentations: Design Assignments

DESIGN ASSIGNMENT DUE

Monday,

April 27

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

May 4

Presentations: Web Projects

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (preliminary)

Monday,

May 11

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT DUE (final)

SELF-EVALUATION DUE