McKay High School Web Design II Class Site

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The Next Step

You are now in Web Design II. This means you have mastered some basic skills in web design and are ready to challenge yourself. This semester you will:

  • Review what you learned about HTML and CSS.
  • Explore design principles & create a simple website to show what you learn.
  • Learn more about CSS and apply your knowledge to a website.
  • Learn about and play with HTML 5.
  • Take a shallow dive into PHP, a language used to create more dynamic websites.
  • Play with some on-line editors to familiarize you with this growing group of tools.
  • Play a little with Java script.
  • Wrap things up with a capstone project showcasing what you have learned.
You are expected to work independently and in teams, while demonstrating good self discipline and self-motivation. Your grade will depend on it! There are much higher expectations of you now than there were in Web I. Live up to your potential and build a good reputation!

Tips for Good Web Design

1. Have a clear purpose for the site. 5. Is the site User-Focused?
2. Make sure your message is clear! 6. Is the navigation easy to understand and is it effective?
3. Is the sight useable by your target audience? 7. Does the site have good Appearance...eye appeal?
4. Is the site accessible to all people? 8. Is there balance on the site...text, images, background, etc?

As you work through the lessons, keep these questions in mind. They should be your guide to determining if your work is good enough to be offered for public view.

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