COURSE DESCRIPTION: The Web Page Design I is an introduction to the design, creation, and maintenance of web pages and websites. Students learn how to critically evaluate website quality, learn how to create and maintain quality web pages, learn about web design standards and why they're important, and learn to create and manipulate images. The course progresses from introductory work on web design to a culminating project in which students design and develop websites.
    SKILLS TAUGHT IN COURSE: HTML, Text Edit in MAC to edit HTML code, and Adobe Photoshop


    ·        Students will gain the skills and project-based experience needed for entry into web design and development careers.

    ·        Students will be able to use a variety of strategies and tools to create websites.

    • Students will develop awareness and appreciation of the myriad ways that people access the web and will be able to create standards-based websites that are accessible and usable by a full spectrum of users.

    GRADING: Web Page Design 1 is divided into a 50/50 grading system. Half of the course grade is DAILY PARTICIPATION. This includes How Student uses their time in class, Class Lates, Assignment readiness with needed supplies, and Work Ethic. The other half of the course is through PROJECTS. Students will be assessed on their work through a VISUAL ARTS RUBRIC. Critiques of student work may also be included to enhance student awareness of their progress.


    CLASS RULES:All school rules are applied to this class. When Students have a new assignment, students will find take an assignment outline, review and wait for class to begin for instructor to discuss assignment. When students have an existing assignment, students will go to assigned computer and continue to work on assignments, even if class has not begun.
    SUPPLIES: A simple writing utensil is needed, as well as either a notebook or sketchbook to layout ideas/web site architecture to review with instructor.
    EQUIPMENT/ASSIGNMENT  RESPONSBILIY AND REPLACEMENT FOR DAMAGE: Web Page Design 1 uses both the Wacom Tablet Mice and MAC Computers. If there is an ongoing assignment, students are to go to the designated area where the mice are stored, select a mouse, go back to their computer and begin working. All Students are required to return the same Wacom Mouse to the designated area. All computers are to be logged off at the end of the period. The instructor will notify students when they have two minutes left in class for their final save. Students should get into the habit of saving every five minutes of work, to ensure all unsaved progress is saved, and not lost if the computer were to crash. ANY STUDENT CAUGHT DAMAGING EQUIPMENT WILL BE SUBJECT TO DISCIPLINARY ACTION AND REPLACEMENT OF DAMGAGE ITEM.

    INTERNET USEAGE IN CLASS: During Class, students will be using the Internet to research material, including images for websites, Tutorials, and other web design related content. No student will need to use any outside devices, and no student will begin assignment without instructor approval. Any student being caught view any objectionable/offensive material will be subject to corrective action and/or removal from the course.

Last Modified on September 12, 2020