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ART 170 - Interactive Design 1

Credits: 3
5 Studio Hours

In this course, students study the field of graphic design and how it is implemented into the web page design and digital media platforms. Students prepare media for the web such as typography, digital imaging and animation. Throughout the course the students implement prepared media and design theory into a published personalized website.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Publish designed web content.
  2. Generate various media for the web utilizing vector and raster-based software applications.
  3. Produce successful responsive site design using HTML code in a What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editor.
  4. Apply Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) to HTML and CSS website programming.
  5. Demonstrate file management organization within a website environment that meet professional standards.
Listed Topics
  1. Graphic design aesthetics and compositional theory as applied to web page and application layout
  2. Successful design solutions currently on the web
  3. WYSIWYG web page editor
  4. Web page layout: inserting content, media, navigation, bookmarks and page properties
  5. Web publishing: uploading and downloading
  6. Image resolution standards, compression, file formats and screen display
  7. Basic raster and vector software color modes and  bitmap, grayscale, duotone, index and RGB
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook, software and materials

Adobe Dreamweaver (or comparable web building software)

Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 2/25/2022
Last Reviewed: 2/25/2022

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