Introduction to Web Design will focus on the unique characteristics of designing content for effective online communication.
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. This comprehensive overview will also 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. Group discussions will provide practical experience in critiquing websites for effective design elements.
Previous experience using a Windows/Mac operating system is required.
Betsy Coleman has more than 20 years’ experience designing and developing software systems, focusing on the user experience. Past projects include specifying and implementing software applications used for content management, data feeds, membership and workflow management systems. She received her bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of New Hampshire as well as her Master’s degree. She currently teaches at the University of New Hampshire as a Lecturer in the Computer Science Department.
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