Introduction to Web Design and Computer Principles

CSCI-UA 4-1

Monday/Wednesday, 3:30–4:45 p.m.

Room 512, Warren Weaver Hall

Professor: Joshua Clayton

Overview

This lecture-based course will provide you with hands-on experience using a variety of digital communications technologies. Topics covered include Web design, image editing, animation, and a variety of multimedia tools. Principles of design, media theory, and history will also be addressed in class discussion.

In addition to coding with HTML and CSS, we’ll be using software applications such as Photoshop for in-class demonstrations and assignments. Introduction to Web Design and Computer Principles moves through a lot of material over the course of one semester. Any time you have a question or concern about the class or its content, let me know and I’ll be happy to work with you.

Grading and Exams

Your greatest reward is the knowledge and experience that you receive by taking the course. You will also receive a grade based on the following rubric.

Our exam schedule for the semester is as follows.