WEB210 » Syllabus
Class: Advanced Web Design & Development Projects
Quarter: Fall 2016
Time: T/Th from 7:00pm to 9:15pm in room BE3174
Class Hours: 55
Type of Course: Workforce Education Preparatory
Length of Course: 11 weeks
Prerequisite: Designers need WEB120 & WEB200. Developers need ITC240 & WEB170
This course provides both design and development students with the hands-on experience of designing and producing an effective web site for a live client while practicing an agile team workflow process.
The goal of this class is to give the student a real world look at what it means to work for a client and be a part of a website team. The students will design and develop a live client website for a non-profit organization providing the student with a case study and website portfolio piece to present to potential employers.
Upon successful completion of WEB210, the student will be able to:
- Design an effective web site for a live client with confidence with a solid structure, usable web interfaces, clear navigation, effective typography and appropriate color schemes
- Develop a custom WordPress theme for a live client with confidence using a standard agile development workflow and code version control
- Create professional process documentation as it relates to the project
- Utilize professional client and customer relations principals to keep the client happy
- Web Redesign: Workflow that Works 2.0, by Kelly Goto & Emily Cotler
- WordPress: Visual QuickStart Guide (3rd Edition), by Matt Beck
- Web Designer’s Guide to WordPress: Plan, Theme, Build, Launch, by
Your final grade will be a culmination of your Class Assignments:
- Assignments will create an overall Class Project to be presented at the end of the quarter
- Assignments require critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Assignments will be “due” each week according to the class Schedule (Fall) or Schedule (Summer)*
- Students are responsible for assignment information on assignment pages
- Students are also responsible for assignment information given in class
- Assignments will be marked down 50% for every week they are late
*Students must check the schedule before asking the instructor, “When is this due?”
Code of Ethics:
All downloads provided by this site are the intellectual property of the respected author(s) and are for available as a download for example and resource purposes only. Students are expected to create their own design, produce their own work and write their own code. Turning in downloaded and or copied and pasted code as your own assignment work is considered to be plagiarism and is subject to disciplinary action by the college. When using pre-existing plugins, all code must be cited as the authors work.
It is the intention of SCCC to provide both a safe and nurturing environment for students, faculty and staff. To maintain and promote that environment, the college subscribes to a specific code of conduct, which is in accord with the Washington Administrative Code for all public institutions.
Students with documented disabilities requesting class accommodations, requiring special arrangements in case of building evacuation, or have emergency medical information the instructor should know about are asked to contact the disability support services office (DSS) in Rm. 1112. Once the disability is verified with DSS you will be given a letter of accommodation that should be to handed to your instructor.