ahandrewh teaches IAT-339web design & development

The Fall 2021 version of IAT-339Web Design & Development (IAT-339)

Course overview

Important information for an overview of Web Design & Development.

Projects and exercises

Course-work for the term.


Longer and more complex work.

P1: Process
  • Individual project.
  • From Sept. 10 to Oct. 1.
  • Worth 10% of final grade.
P2: Company
  • Individual project.
  • From Oct. 1 to Oct. 29.
  • Worth 30% of final grade.
P3: Portfolio
  • Individual project.
  • From Oct. 29 to Dec. 3.
  • Worth 30% of final grade.


For coding practice and feedback.

HTML exercise
  • From Sept. 10 to Sept. 17.
CSS exercise
  • From Sept. 17 to Sept. 24.
Layout exercise
  • From Sept. 24 to Oct. 1.
Git exercise
  • From Oct. 1 to Oct. 8.
Positioning exercise
  • From Oct. 8 to Oct. 15.
Accessibility exercise
  • From Oct. 15 to Oct. 22.
JavaScript exercise
  • From Oct. 22 to Oct. 29.
Employment exercise
  • From Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.
Coding quiz exercise
  • From Nov. 12 to Nov. 19.
  • From Nov. 19 to Nov. 26.

Reading reflections

Written reflections on reading content. Only two required over the term.

Reading reflection #1
  • From Sept. 10 to Sept. 17.
Reading reflection #2
  • From Sept. 17 to Sept. 24.
Reading reflection #3
  • From Sept. 24 to Oct. 1.
Reading reflection #4
  • From Oct. 8 to Oct. 15.
Reading reflection #5
  • From Oct. 15 to Oct. 22.
Reading reflection #6
  • From Oct. 29 to Nov. 5.
Reading reflection #7
  • From Nov. 5 to Nov. 19.
Reading reflection #8
  • From Nov. 26 to Dec. 3.

Code tutorials

Course code tutorial files and links to live 'playgrounds' for completed tutorials.


All lectures slides for Fall 2021.

The Interwebs (Sept. 10)

An overview of the course, some fundamentals when thinking about design on the web, and an introduction to semantic markup.

Styling the Webs (Sept. 17)

Thinking about our websites as modular components and the fundamentals of styling websites.

Like Building Blocks (Sept. 24)

More depth on styleguides, as well as thinking and building responsive structures online..

The Utility Belt (Oct. 1)

Approaches for debugging code and an introduction to git.

Devices and their Fickle Owners (Oct. 8)

Thinking about how users use websites, and more options for laying out your site.

Usefulness (Oct. 15)

More depth on accessibility and usability online.

Content is Key (Oct. 22)

Considerations of structuring and writing quality content as well as an introduction to JavaScript.

Being the Unicorn (Oct. 29)

Portfolios... just portfolios.

Lecture & labs cancelled (Nov. 5)

Lecture slides not yet available.

The Grey Zone (Nov. 12)

Ethics, web design and development.

The Coding Quiz (Nov. 19)

This entire lecture will be our time for completing the coding quiz.

Turning it to 11 (Nov. 26)

Speed optimization for websites and course take-aways.

Debugging Day (Dec. 3)

As the title suggests we'll spend this lecture helping you debug your final projects.