Subject details

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

  1. identify methods of interaction between a user and a website
  2. appreciate that effective design for interactions can be achieved by conserving quality over abundance
  3. concisely teach users how to navigate and use the interactivity of a website in one page
  4. develop strategies to integrate different design elements together into a suitably designed website presentation
  5. design consistent interactivity for the user that is relevant to the content presented to the user
  6. develop basic understanding on the use and implementation of interactive web technologies.
  • Topics

    • Defining Interactivity
    • Interface Design for Interactive Elements
    • Usability in Interactivity Design
    • Navigation Concepts
    • Advanced Layout Themes
    • Background Design
    • Icons and Logos in Web Design
    • Aesthetic Effect
    • Usability Testing
    • Universal Accessibility
  • Study resources

    • Print Materials

      • Study guide
    • Online Materials

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

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

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

  • CUR-NED35

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-DIG251, or CUR-NED11

Special requirements

No special requirements

This unit sees the execution of an interactive website based on a specific topic or subject. Students will develop fundamental skills in the use of current web technologies to design engaging and meaningful interactive elements for their websites. Students will explore fundamental principles of user interactivity for web, engage in web experience development and focus on the development of design solutions for online interactivity.

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  • Pre-production document (30%)
  • Final website (40%)
  • Interactive prototype (30%)

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