Interactive Design and Marketing Online

Created for working professionals, these classes weave three essential, interactive strands together: Design, development, and marketing.

This course introduces users to design options outside of the web space. As interactive concepts move beyond the computer and into everyday experiences, technology allows us to engage and interact with users in ways never imagined. Possibilities include data visualization, native applications, generative art and 3D. Students will learn how to weave interactivity with visualization through a variety of media.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Aug 7
Online - Asynchronous
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Have you ever used a website or app that makes it hard to do what you want? This course explores the UX Design process and leverages it to bridge the gap between functionality and aesthetics, creating a better experience for your users. Guided by user-centered design processes, students design visual and experiential systems for web and mobile apps that are shaped by such things as stakeholder interviews, requirement gathering, usability testing, competitor benchmarking, and analytics.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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In this course students learn how to create visually appealing, well-organized web pages using HTML and CSS, the fundamental languages for creating content and style on the web. The course begins with HTML, and students are introduced to tags, links, lists, tables, forms, web standards (old, new, and evolving), and the foundation of web page construction. Then, using CSS, students apply style sheets to HTML, using fonts, colors, divs, spans, layout, and positioning to create a well crafted web page. The course is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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In this course students expand on HTML and CSS skills by bringing projects to life with JavaScript and JavaScript libraries. These languages are used as the vehicle to add interactive and rich experiences to websites. Topics include: fundamental programming concepts, best practices for interactive development, coding for interactive design, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, and related technologies. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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This course builds on the design fundamentals, and tools covered in Web Design: Principles and Collaborative Workflows. Students are introduced to branding for the web, motion design, designing for applications and content management. Students also design for multiple platforms, emphasizing the constant state of change in the interactive field. A final design project incorporates these feature-rich interactive elements into a formal specification ready for programming. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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In this course students are introduced to designing for web and screen. This includes web-specific design fundamentals, best practices, and a review of current web design trends. From ideation to client review, students are guided through each step of the design process, including wireframing, use of design tools, and the preparation of a design for client review. Students complete a final web-design project and continue building and refining their web portfolios. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Aug 24 - Dec 11
Online - Asynchronous
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This class introduces the fundamental language of the web: HyperText Markup Language (HTML). The class will explore how the web works: Tags; links; images; lists; tables; forms; web standards (old, new, and evolving); directory structure; wireframing; web development best practices; and will lay the foundation for further web development. This five week online class is a blend of tutorials, readings, development projects, and online discussion. The class is geared toward the beginning to intermediate web developer or designer. / Open to students ages 18 and above.

Online - Asynchronous
Jun 1 - Jul 5
Online - Asynchronous
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