This workshop will focus on the unique characteristics of designing content for effective online communication. This comprehensive overview will include website organization; principles of visual design; design fundamentals for text, color, images, and multimedia; navigation considerations; page layout; accessibility criteria; and specific issues of design for multiple browsers and devices. You will be introduced to the tools and process of coding a web page using HTML5 and CSS style rules to format a web page. Group discussions will provide practical experience in critiquing websites for effective design elements.
(This is part of the Digital Design Certificate Program, but you do not need to enroll in the program to take this workshop.)
Karla Vogel is an Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems and Supervisor of the Academic Computing Department at UNH Manchester. She joined UNH Manchester in 1986 as coordinator of the computer labs and expanded the access to technology as computers became more powerful and easier to use. As a member of the faculty she directed the Associate's Degree in CIS, introduced a minor, and more recently launched the BS in Computer Information Systems.