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George L. Dillon
ENGL 282
Seattle Campus

Composing for the Web

Introduces the writing of nonfiction narrative and expository pieces for publication on the web. Analysis and criticism of on-line work.

Class description

--ability to use (X)HTML and CSS to make web pages and link them together as websites --ability to analyze and critique web writing

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

This course is taught in a computer integrated ("studio") environment using PCs and Windows programs. Small group work, presentations, workshopping, and individual assignments will be supplemented with brief lectures.

Recommended preparation

some experience editing digital images; knowledge of how to upload and download files; familiarity with campus command line (Unix commands)

Class assignments and grading

All assignments will be submitted as web pages. Assignments will involve analysis, redesign, and fresh composition of websites.

Pages should be valid, error-free (including spelling!), good looking, and should use the markup we introduce in class.


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.
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Last Update by George L. Dillon
Date: 06/11/2011