Web Design

DCO20004 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020

Contact hours

  • 36 hours per semester

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

Results:
2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

Census:
27 Nov 20


Prerequisites

Must be enrolled in any course within the School of Design, BA-DESS or BA-EDUSEC 
 

Aims and objectives

This unit familiarises students with the web design process. Students will learn how to design websites through design principles such as information design and typography. Students will be introduced to the concepts, language, requirements and procedures that support the liaison between designers and technical specialists by using coding and other software-based techniques to build and manage a website.


Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Design and implement a simple, functioning HTML and CSS project
2. Plan the structure and extent of a web site viewed across multiple screen formats, including the briefing documents
3. Manage image and text resources, and aesthetic aspects of typography, for HTML and CSS for inclusion in a website
4. Establish informational and functional aspects for HTML and CSS, such as typographic hierarchies, information architecture and navigational links for use across mobile devices.


Courses with unit

Any course within School of Design
BA-DESS – Bachelor of Design - SOL
BA-EDUSEC – Bachelor of Education (Secondary)