Tuesday and Thursday, 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Room 101, Warren Weaver Hall

Professor: Joshua Clayton


Office hour: Thursday, 11:00–12:00 p.m. Room 420, Warren Weaver Hall


This lecture-based course will provide you with hands-on experience using a variety of digital communications technologies. Topics covered include image editing, Web design, 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 including Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Flash for in-class demonstrations and assignments. While not the only tools of their kind, they are a good place to start. These applications are available through Adobe Creative Cloud.

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.


Your greatest reward is the knowledge and experience that you receive by taking the course. You will also receive a grade. The assignments will count for 50% of the grade. The midterm will count for 25% and the final exam counts for the remaining 25%.


Midterm Exam: Thursday, October 10, 3:30–4:45 p.m.

Final Exam: Thursday, December 19, 4:00–5:50 p.m., Room 1302, Warren Weaver Hall (see the full exam schedule here)

Primary Links

Computer Science Department

Computer Science Minors

ITS Computer Labs

Fall 2013–Summer 2014 Academic Calendar