Schedule

WEEK ONE

Tuesday, August 27
Introductions – syllabus – project planning

Thursday, August 29
Starting on WordPress

READ: Intro & Chapter 3 in Using WordPress (UWP)

ASSIGNMENT: Evidence of WordPress.com set up due Sept 1 (Sunday) by midnight.

WEEK TWO

Tuesday Sept 3
Challenge of Design

Thursday, Sept 5
Web Site Genres

WEEK THREE

READ: Chapters 4 & 5 in UWP

Tuesday, Sept 10
Continue with Genres & Design

Assignment

Thursday, Sept 12

REMINDER: Web Analysis due Sunday 9/15@ midnight – post to your site.
WEEK FOUR

Tuesday, Sept 17

Competitive Analysis

Great Resources

More here for WP

Thursday, Sept 19

Analyzing Structures

WEEK FIVE

Tuesday, Sept 24

Blue Host install

Thursday, Sept 26

WEEK SIX

Tuesday, Oct 1

Plug-ins and Themes

Thursday, Oct 3

WEEK SEVEN

Tuesday, Oct 8

Color & General Design (revisit)

Thursday, Oct 10

WEEK EIGHT

Tuesday, Oct 15

Alejandro Reyes is guest lecturer – he’s great – don’t miss it.

Thursday, Oct 17

THIS IS A WORK DAY (DR. A IS OUT OF TOWN) – Click through on date for some work to start on.

WEEK NINE

Tuesday, Oct 22

Thursday, Oct 24

Working on Personas

WEEK TEN

Tuesday, Oct 29
Please read Chapter 11 in UWP for Tuesday – Tuning WordPress for Search Engines
Writing for the Web – talking about it Tuesday

Thursday, Oct 31
Be sure to read through the link on Thursday’s page

WEEK ELEVEN

Tuesday, Nov 5

Site Maps and Wireframes

Thursday, Nov 7

WEEK TWELVE

Typography

Tuesday, Nov 12

Thursday, Nov 14

WEEK THIRTEEN

Tuesday, Nov 19

Thursday, Nov 21

WEEK FOURTEEN

All written work on your site – the analysis and site maps, etc – DUE  in class or via Discovery (if all electronic) on Tuesday Nov 26th at noon. These will be printed since they have many parts.

Tuesday, Nov 26 

Presentations
  • Brenda Martell
  • Christina Gleb
  • Amanda Helt
  • Arika Zwack
  • Earl Sauls-Martin
  • Lizzy Fonden
  • Zach McGuirk
  • DoHee Kim

 

(you will  show the class around your site – what you like, what you might fix, etc – for about 10 mins. Please be sure the link here on THIS site works to get us to your current site)

THANKSGIVING – Nov 28

WEEK FIFTEEN

Tuesday Dec 3

Presentations:

  1. Rachel Brewster
  2. Carly Sharbono
  3. Devandis Smith
  4. Eric Sandberg
  5. Gabe Cline
  6. Mallory Robbins
  7. Cam Moore
  8. Shantelle Kallappa

Thursday, Dec 5 

Presentations:

  1. Rebekah Turk
  2. Amanda Helt
  3. Kalynn Martell
  4. Natasha Johnson
  5. Mackenzie Samuelsen
  6. Rachel Wood
  7. Brock Lintelmann
  8. Sanda Milovic
  9. Alisha Kallappa

 



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