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Annabelle K Gould
ART 378
Seattle Campus

Information Architecture and Web Design

Fundamental issues in web design, including site planning, information architecture, navigation, visual hierarchy, and interactivity. Emphasis on understanding the unique functional limitations of designing for the web while building an awareness of contemporary design practice. Design a simple site and produce a working a prototype. Prerequisite: ART 376.

Class description

This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of website design and planning. Throughout the term we will examine issues in web design related to site development, information architecture, navigation, visual hierarchy and interactivity. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the unique functional limitations of designing for the web while building an awareness of contemporary design practice.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Annabelle K Gould
Date: 03/21/2008