10.31.06 | The Website Design
- Preparing text, images, and video for the Web
The Homework, Due 11.07
Prepare all the elements for a website relevant to the campaign.
11.07.06 | The Website Development, Part 1
- Presenting text, images, and video on the Web
The Homework, Due 11.14
Build all the pages for the website.
11.14.06 | The Website Development, Part 2
- Programming user control, gathering information, and publishing/testing a website
The Website, Due 11.21
Develop a fully operational website for your client using Dreamweaver. The website must contain at least 5 Web pages, including an interactive form. All page copy (i.e., paragraphs of text) must be displayed as HTML text. Images are not acceptable for page copy.
- Publish to the people.bu.edu Web server. The URL will be http://people.bu.edu/‹kerberos username›/ (replace ‹kerberos username› with your kerberos username).
- Please post a copy of your Web root folder and all it’s contents to course file server in the “Website” folder within the Assignments folder.
- Capture screenshots of each Web page within a Browser window. Insert the screenshots into a Word document (landscape orientation), print in color and staple together.
- Does it achieve its communication objectives?
- Did you use a simple and appropriate screen design?
- Is there a logical composition of text and visual components?
- Is there a consistent flow of information, navigation, and design?
- Is there a consistent use of text style and size?
- Did you use color effectively?
- Is the use of images and other visual elements appropriate and effective?
- Is there a good balance between file size and image quality?
- Is the use of sound and/or video appropriate and effective?
- Are there alternate text links for the top level categories on the bottom of each page?
- Is the first page of your website ‘index.html’?
- Did you include an interactive form?
- Are mandatory fields marked clearly?
- Is the form submission validated?
- Is there full interactivity (all the pages hyperlinked)?
- Are there at least 5 HTML pages?
- Does the Web site look good cross-browser (Internet Explorer, Safari, Firefox, and Netscape)?
- Do the images have informative ALT tags for people who are visually impaired?
- Is your website error free (links work and there are no missing images)?
- Did you successfully post your website to the Internet?