1. Introduction to Designing and Writing Websites
2. Basic Website Production
This course will use a combination of teaching methods, including lecture, demonstration, group discussion, analysis of samples, and in-class and home exercises and projects. The emphasis will be on learning by analysis reinforced with hands-on practice wherever possible. Students will be required to prepare, write, and produce all, or portions of, a client-based website during the course. Students will be required to work collaboratively on selected assignments.
Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, ability to meet deadlines, presentation skills, and accurate self-evaluation.
Evaluation will be based on this general format:
|Short assignments (4 to 6)||60%|
|Professionalism/participation (as defined above)||10%|
Students who successfully complete this course will
Texts may include Crawford Kilian’s Writing for the Web
Coursepack of required readings from professional association and scholarly journals
Acceptance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Professional Communication
or a minimum of 45 credit hours including a university-transfer course in English, Communications, or Creative Writing with a grade of B or higher
or permission of the Professional Communication program coordinator
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Camosun College (CAMO)||CAMO CMNS 1XX (3)||2020/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||SFU CMNS 3XX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CMNS 3XXX (3) or TRU JOUR 3XXX (3)||2014/09/01 to -|
|University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV)||No credit||2014/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU DIGI 340 (3)||2020/01/01 to -|