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Web Design Theory

Who it's For:

Every student, experienced or beginner, should take Web Design Theory and Best Practices. It is designed to fill in the gaps in learning that normally take designers years to learn on their own, if they ever do.

What it is:

Web Design Theory covers things like project set-up, usability theory, web marketing, search engine ranking, and how to get and succeed at contract work.

What You'll Learn:

Most Learn iT classes teach students how to build a web site. Web Design Theory and Best Practices teaches students how to make sure their web site is great.

Topics

Web Design Theory Part 1

  • Introduction
  • Emotion vs Logic
  • Questionnaire and Tagline
  • Unique Selling Points
  • More Questions to Ask
  • Introduction to Research
  • Research Notes
  • Research Process Sheet

Web Design Theory Part 2

  • Usability
  • Visual Acquisition Patterns
  • Link Usability
  • Appearance of Usability
  • Chunk Design
  • Proximity
  • Other Chuck Visuals
  • Worksheet Wireframe
  • Clean Design Alignment
  • Writing for Web
  • Wrap Up