ahandrewh teaches IAT-339web design & development

The schedule for the Fall 2023 term of IAT-339Web Design & Development

Fall 2023 term of IAT-339Web Design & Development
Date (Week)In lectureIn LabDueReading(s)

Sept 15 (01)

The Interwebs

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

Soueidan, Sara. (2019). "What a Year of Learning and Teaching Accessibility Taught Me." Retrieved 11/2/2023, from https://www.sarasoueidan.com/blog/what-accessibility-taught-me

Sept 22 (02)

Styling the Webs

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

Frost, Brad. (2016). "Atomic Design Methodology (Chapter 2)." Atomic Design. Brad Frost.

Sept 29 (03)

Like Building Blocks

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

Andrew, Rachel. (2017). "The New Layout (Chapter 3)." The New CSS Layout. A Book Apart.

Oct 6 (04)

The Utility Belt

Approaches for debugging code and an introduction to git.

Demaree, David. (2016). "Thinking in Versions (Chapter 1)." Git for Humans. A Book Apart.

Oct 13 (05)

Devices and their Fickle Owners

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

Thomas, David. (2020). "User Bias (Chapter 2)." Design for Cognitive Bias. A Book Apart.

Oct 27 (06)


More depth on accessibility and usability online.

Marquis, Mat. (2016). "Getting Set Up (Chapter 1)." JavaScript for Web Designers. A Book Apart.

Nov 3 (07)

Content is Key

Considerations of structuring and writing quality content.

Williams, Gareth F. (2021). "Dyslexic Myths Presented as Truths." Retrieved 11/2/2023, from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dyslexic-myths-presented-truths-gareth-ford-williams/

Nov 10 (08)

Being the Unicorn

Portfolios... just portfolios.

Mall, Dan. (2018). "A Portfolio Hiring Managers Can't Deny." Retrieved 11/2/2023, from https://danmall.me/articles/portfolios/

Nov 17 (09)

More Code than Design

Thinking further about web development.

Monteiro, Mike. (2017). "A Designer's Code of Ethics." Retrieved 11/2/2023, from https://deardesignstudent.com/a-designers-code-of-ethics-f4a88aca9e95

Nov 24 (10)

The Coding Quiz

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

Dec 1 (11)

Debugging Day

As the title suggests we'll spend this lecture helping you debug your final projects in addition to covering some speed optimization.

  • Critiques

Böck, Max. (2021). "Space Jam." Retrieved 11/2/2023, from https://mxb.dev/blog/space-jam/