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Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. articulate the website-specific needs, requirements and preferences of an end user
  2. evaluate existing web design solutions through the framework of an end user
  3. develop an effective design solution that successfully addresses the needs of an end user across multiple platforms.
    • Web design process
    • Layout Techniques and Inspiration
    • Organising Information
    • Colour Basics
    • Navigation
    • Web Typography
    • Responsive Design
  • Study resources

    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment
      • Printable format materials
      • FAQs

Equivalent subjects

You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-DIG251
  • CUR-NED11

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as DIG251 Internet Design Introduction.

This subject introduces students to the concepts, skills and toolsets required to understand and apply user-focus design for the web. The subject will enable students to create a basic website that employs the most current web authoring standards. By synthesising web usability theory with a project-centre approach, students will learn to develop and iterate upon an effective user-centred website interface.

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  • Presentation (45%)
  • Exercises (30%)
  • Case Study (25%)

Textbooks are not required.

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