Syllabus and Meeting Times

The course introduces students to the history, trends, terminology, and concepts in the field of interactive design. Through materials presented in the course, students become familiar with the roles and responsibilities of people working in the field, professional organizations, and significant organizations. Students are also introduced to the basic concepts and tools for developing interactive media applications.

Instructor: John Keston

Meeting Times and Location:
M/W 2pm – 5pm (with appropriate breaks), Room 233, Pence building

Please visit e-Companion to download the current syllabus

Recommended Texts:
Miller, B. (2010). Above the Fold: Understanding the Principles of Successful Web Site Design. Blue Ash: HOW Books.
McNeil, P. (2007). Web Designer’s Idea Book: The Ultimate Guide To Themes Trends & Styles In Website Design. Cincinnati: F+W Publications.

Required Reading:
Speaking in Styles: Fundamentals of CSS for Web Designers

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