This course introduces effective web design principles and the essential role of the web designer in today's business environment. Topics covered include site architecture, page layout, navigation, content, functionality and usability. Students will evaluate existing web sites and apply best practices to prototype a unique design using a web authoring application.
Evaluate business and e-business Web page layouts, navigation, and performance.
Recognize design principles of basic website appearance and functionality.
Apply effective design concepts and techniques to prototype a homepage and secondary page.
Explain how to optimize content for search engines.
Discuss copyright implications.
Explain the effective use of graphics and media in Web site design.
Recognize common media formats and plug-ins.
Web Design Concepts & Techniques
Identify Web design tools and their applications.
Explain design principles for effective site navigation.
Define fundamental Web design terminology.
Illustrate a site architecture map.
Identify purpose and target audience.
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