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Viewing: CPJ 4340 : Project-Driven Website Design

Last approved: Sat, 21 May 2016 08:41:14 GMT

Last edit: Mon, 16 May 2016 00:18:12 GMT

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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Corcoran School of the Arts and Design (CCAD)
Project-Driven Website Design
Project-Driven Website Design
Fall 2016
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DM1200 Digital or DM 2220 or FN1000


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Technical and conceptual introduction to web design; visual design; fundamentals of website structure and navigation; accessibility and usability; writing HTML and CSS; content management systems; the web as a platform for both client-driven and self-published work.
At the end of this course, students will have: • Proficiency in creating and editing HTML pages using Dreamweaver, Notepad or any word processing application • Understanding of the basic logic of programming languages such as Javascript and PHP/mySQL • Understanding of file types; images, PDFs, CSS and scripts that can be used in website design and functionality • Proficiency in work flow of the web design process including responsive design for different devices • Understand the underlying structure and methodology of Content Management Systems (CMS) using Wordpress • Know how to set-up a website on a hosting account and domain address • A basic knowledge and understanding of the theory behind usability and accessibility (interactive design), site mapping and content presentation and search engine optimization
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dullman (Thu, 28 May 2015 18:06:43 GMT): Rollback: Wouldn't "Website Design" be a good title for this course? I don't understand the purpose of the adjective phrase "Project Driven", which needs a hyphen anyway.
awade (Fri, 12 Jun 2015 07:54:15 GMT): Rollback: Would you respond to Dean Ullman's comment about the course title?
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