Applied Web Design

Course Description

Hands-on application of principles and techniques of web design for digital media and provides an in-depth study of effective web page design and efficient site architecture. Engage in projects in content development, navigation, and usability.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the principles of graphic and information design in the generation of digital media projects.
  • Create active and interactive content with graphics, animation, sound and video using media authoring software.
  • Describe and implement the phases of media production, from the initial planning to the final delivery of a professional product.
  • Develop a personal vision in the creation of original multimedia content.
  • Examine current trends and key technologies in the media industry.
  • Explain the legal and ethical issues related to media production and distribution.

Prerequisites

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