GDES 45 Web Design at Mission College

Projects and Homework Spring 2017 - Section 55144

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Day 1 - Jan. 30 - Week 1

Subject

  • Lecture
  • Introductions
  • Syllabus
  • Look at work

To Do

  • Read Ch. 1 in Learning Web Design.

Day 2 - Feb. 1 - Week 1

Subject

To Do

  • Read Ch. 2 in Learning Web Design.
  • Review the terms file

Assignment 1:
Begin 1 basic web page with 6 different facts, opinions, or bits of information from reading Ch 1-3 in Learning Web Design. Try to take 2 items from each chapter. Use the tags we go over today and next week(html, head, body, h1, p, br, etc.) You can start typing out the content from the book now, with no code. Next week we will talk about more formatting. Check out Ch. 4 and 5 in Learning Web Design for help. Make sure and use the following required tags and attributes in Assignment 1.

  • a heading, h1 for example
  • blockquote
  • strong
  • background-color
  • a list

See Assignment 1 Examples


Assign 1 Due Day 6 - Feb. 15

Day 3 - Feb. 6 - Week 2

Subject

    Lecture
  • Discussion about forum topics.
  • Finish history and structure of the internet and terms.
  • Short review of Ch. 1 of Learning Web Design
  • Watch some of User Experience Fundamentals for Web Design from Lynda.com
  • More Tags:h1, em, b, i, strong, u, small, blockquote, pre, hr ,div, etc.
    Lab
  • Work on Assignment 1
  • Also work on Exercises 4-1 through 4-3 from the Learning Web Design Book.

To Do

Day 4 - Feb. 8 - Week 2

Subject

    Lab
  • Work on Assignment 1
  • If finished with Assign. 1, you can work on Exercises 4-1 through 4-3 from the Learning Web Design Book.

To Do

Day 5 - Feb. 13 - Week 3

Subject

    Lecture
  • More tags: lists, etc.
  • Do's and Don'ts from Learning Web Design.
  • Hexadecimal system
  • Web safe color
  • Special Characters
    Lab
  • Work on Exercises 4-1 through 4-3 and 5-1 and 5-2 from the Book
  • Start reading Ch. 6 in Learning Web Design

To Do

  • Work on Assignment 1
    • Due Day 6(at the beginning of next class)
  • Read Ch. 1 and 2 in The Principals of Beautiful Web Design

Day 6 - Feb. 15 - Week 3

Subject

To Do

No Class - Feb. 20

Day 7 - Feb. 22 - Week 4

Subject

    Lecture
  • More User Experience Fundamentals for Web Design from Lynda.com
    • Navigation
  • Text color with CSS
  • RGB color backgrounds and transparency
  • Start Links
  • Begin images
  • Image file formats for the web.
  • Image tag and attributes.
    src, height, width, alt
    Lab
  • Review Exercise 5-1 and 5-2, and do Exercises 6-1 through 6-8 in Learning Web Design
  • Work on Assignment 2

To Do

  • Read Ch. 1 and 2 in The Principals of Beautiful Web Design
  • Read Ch. 6 in Learning Web Design
  • Do Exercises 6-1 through 6-8 in Learning Web Design
  • Work on Assignment 2
    Due Day 10/March 6