Agenda for Thursday, September 29

  • Opener
    • What’s the point of responsive design?
  • (2) Work day for Independent Project
  • (1) Responsive design
  • (1) Introduce Restaurant Site
  • (2) Independent Progress Check 3 on Tuesday
    • Blog post (on site)
    • Verbal update on progress
      • At this point you need to be making tangible progress and should have some specific information to share (information for the presentation, specifics on your demo, things you have been testing out, etc.).

Agenda for Tuesday, September 27

  • Single Purpose Site and WordPress Site critique
    • Questions to consider
      • Single Purpose Site
        • Does the site have a single purpose and does the design of the site compliment that purpose?
        • Is the site laid out correctly? Is every element styled appropriately?
        • Is the content of the site clear, concise, and well-organized?
      • WordPress Site
        • Is the site laid out correctly? Is every element styled appropriately? Is it responsive?
        • Is the design aesthetically pleasing and easy to read?
        • Is the content of the site clear, concise, and well-organized?
        • Will future content fit easily into the current organizational structure?

Agenda for Thursday, September 22

  • Opener
    • Website size
  • Work day
  • Single Purpose Sites and WordPress Sites due Sunday night by midnight
    • Please post as a new forum thread in Basecamp (Forum > Post a message).
      • Include a brief description of what you did and a link.
      • Before class on Tuesday, everyone should go on the forums and comment on 4 of your classmates’ projects (Web 1 or Web 2).
    • WordPress Sites should include an overview/introduction to your Independent Project, the two blog posts you should have done so far, and an about page.

Agenda for Tuesday, September 20

  • Opener
    • How do people of different ages experience the web differently?
  • Projects due Sunday night, critique next Tuesday
  • (1 and 2) Work day
  • (2) Progress Check 2
    • Blog post
    • Rough draft of introductory material that you will put on your WordPress Site
    • Verbal update on progress

Agenda for Thursday, September 15

  • Opener
    • Content management systems
  • (2) Progress Check 2 next class – submit via email before class begins
    • Blog post
    • Rough draft of introductory material that you will put on your WordPress Site
    • Verbal update on progress
  • (2) Additional WordPress notes
    • Posts navigation
      • Hide .screen-reader-text
      • Will go over styling next week
    • Additional theme files
  • (1) Feedback on Animal Info Pages