WEB105 » Syllabus
Class: Working on a Web Project
Quarter: Winter 2017
Times: T/Th from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in room BE3175
Class Hours: 33
Type of Course: Workforce Education Preparatory
Length of Course: 11 weeks
Prerequisite: WEB110 (or concurrent enrollment)
This course provides an overview of the principles of a web design and development project in the context of strategies, documentation, functions, workflow, processes, and overall project and client management.
Through lectures and assignment exercises, students will gain a hands on experience with various project management, client and customer relations and communication techniques as they relate to different roles that each member working on a project team plays in the web design industry necessary for a project’s success.
Upon successful completion of WEB105, the student will be able to:
- Explore the different web-related career paths and skill sets required to succeed in various web-related career positions
- Develop documentation of the project scope in terms of the client’s needs and the needs of their users
- Use project management strategies to successfully plan and complete major web-based projects
- Communicate effectively (orally and in writing) the terms and specifications of a web-based project
- Use the terminology in the web industry
- Describe the types of work and critical-thinking strategies associated with each position in a web team
- Use (appropriate) software to effectively give written and visual presentations
- Web Redesign: Workflow that Works 2.0, by Kelly Gato & Emily Cotler
- A Project Guide to UX Design: For user experience designers in the field or in the making, by Russ Unger & Carolyn Chandler
- Communicating Design: Developing Web Site Documentation for Design and Planning, by Dan M. Brown
- Graphic Artist’s Guild Handbook of Pricing and Ethical Guidelines, by Graphic Artist’s Guild
Assignments will create an overall Class Project worth 90% of your grade:
- Assignments require critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Assignments will be “due” according the class Schedule (Fall) or Schedule (Winter)*
- Students are responsible for assignment information on assignment pages
- Students are also responsible for assignment information given in class
- Assignments will be marked down 25% for every week they are late
*Students must check the schedule before asking the instructor, “When is this due?”
A Final Exam will be worth 10% of your grade:
- The Final Exam will be held during Final’s Week
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