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Skills you will gain

SketchAdobe XDAdobe IllustratorHTML/CSSBalsamiq

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Course 4 of 4 in the
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 41 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

21 minutes to complete

Course Overview

21 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 9 readings
1 video
9 readings
About this course2m
About the assignments3m
Project Brief2m
Required tools2m
Instructor Presence and Staff Support 1m
Forum Guidelines2m
Requesting Peer Reviews2m
Academic Integrity2m
About CalArts and the Program in Graphic Design3m
7 hours to complete

Not Getting Caught up in the Details: Wireframes

7 hours to complete
18 videos (Total 113 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
18 videos
Introduction to Wireframes5m
Responsive Design: What size should your website be?8m
Introduction and Primary navigation4m
Secondary and utility navigation5m
Related content, inline links, indexes, and search4m
Wayfinding6m
Header6m
Footer2m
Sidebar2m
Content8m
Common Form Elements7m
Introduction to Homepage Content Strategies4m
Examples of Homepage Content Strategies13m
Wireframing Tools6m
Wireframes: Bradley8m
Wireframes: Alyson, part 18m
Wireframes: Alyson, part 27m
5 readings
Example Wireframes: Pasadena Conservatory of Music2m
Scrolling6m
Further Reading14m
Try it yourself: Sketch out a wireframe15m
A Final Thought for the Week1m
2 practice exercises
Navigation Systems10m
Common Design Patterns8m
Week
2

Week 2

11 hours to complete

Finally, Make it Beautiful: The Mockup Phase

11 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 111 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Visual Mockups3m
Design Principles7m
What is whitespace?3m
Using whitespace to style a form3m
A visual comparison1m
Web Fonts7m
Web Typography: A few tips8m
Creating Visual Mockups9m
Moodboards and Homepage Mockup: Bradley6m
Homepage Mockup: Alyson13m
Interview with Rob Hope: Web design trends44m
5 readings
The Grid19m
Further Reading14m
Web History, Skeuomorphs & Flat Design14m
Moodboards7m
A Final Thought for the Week1m
2 practice exercises
Design Principles/Whitespace12m
Web Typography8m
Week
3

Week 3

12 hours to complete

An Excursion to Codelandia

12 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 47 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Do I Need to Learn How to Code?4m
Survey of Web Technologies13m
HTML vs. CSS vs. Javascript: A metaphorical adventure6m
HTML Basics5m
CSS Basics8m
Web Inspector8m
5 readings
A Web Design History Primer7m
How to become a unicorn5m
Try it yourself: Styling Buttons15m
Further "Reading"1h 9m
A Final Thought for the Week1m
Week
4

Week 4

10 hours to complete

Putting it all Together: Final Presentation

10 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Clickable Prototypes Introduction1m
Invision Introduction2m
Exporting Assets3m
Importing Assets and Creating Hotspots7m
Hotspot Templates5m
Full Mockups: Bradley8m
Full Mockups: Alyson8m
2 readings
Dark Patterns14m
A Final Thought for the Week1m

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