IMA Number: 752.00 | 3 credits

Course Type: Production

Professor: Ricardo Miranda

This class meets Thursdays, 5:10pm-9:00pm in HN 544

Full Course Description:

This hands-on class teaches you the skills needed to build basic, well-designed websites. Learn how to layout pages, format text, and optimize images for professional-looking web pages. The course covers HTML, CSS, introductory JavaScript and JS Frameworks, corresponding software as well as combination of text and graphics, creating and optimizing GIFs and JPEGs, animated GIFs. Lectures and exercises focus on creating cohesive websites with effective information architecture, well-designed interfaces, interactivity and usability. Throughout the semester readings relating to net culture, tactical media and other creative forms for network spaces will be required.

Permissions: Contact Instructor with interest in course based on your background for approval. Cleared after advisement with IMA Director and Program Coordinator.

Pre-requesite(s): Emerging Media I,

*Please note that in many cases all prerequisites listed aren't strictly necessary, please ask the IMA program assistant for clarification.