Internet Studio I – Fall 2017

Course Description

Increasingly, jobs require a basic understanding of the core technologies behind the internet. This course will provide you with a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, domain registration, web hosting, JavaScript, server-side scripting, FTP, and more. We will explore these technologies and work toward designing a functional, user-friendly website.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to meet the following learning outcomes:

  • Design Process: Follow the creative web site design process from concept through production.
  • Creative Code: Construct web site architecture to organize information and display content effectively.
  • Aesthetic Design: Apply visual aesthetics and hierarchy for enhanced web site usability.
  • Future Proof: Develop and maintain standards-compliant web sites.

Class Content & Assignments:

  1. Class I: The Setup

  2. Class II: HTML & CSS Intro

  3. Class 3: Digging In

  4. Class 4: Fontastic!

  5. Class 5: CSS Backgrounds, Wayfinding & Site Mapping

  6. Class 6: Image Decoration and Six Thinking Hats