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JOU 330 WEB PUBLISHING AND DESIGN. (3)

JOU 330 WEB PUBLISHING AND DESIGN. (3)

This course is designed to teach students to code and display text and visual information effectively on the Internet and to understand the application of professional practices in Web site analytics and management. Visual communication theory and practice for photographs, illustrations, graphical and text elements will be taught and highlighted, in addition to the basics of HTML and CSS. Students will use industry-standard software and workflows as they are introduced to basic techniques and strategies for publishing, designing and managing a Web site for a newspaper, magazine, television station, advertising agency, public relations firm or media start-up. Social media and geolocation for news and other media purposes will be highlighted. Lecture: two hours, laboratory: two hours per week. 
Prereq: JOU major.