Mobile & Interactive Technology Applications – ARTS 319

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/03/2021

Course Description

Introduction to the tools used to create mobile and desktop web messages/content in the industry. Students will learn app and web development and create professional-level projects.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

Understanding the proper Content Management Systems tools and web application builders for mobile and desktop are essential when designing and developing an app/website. Students will explore the many benefits of using WordPress to build complex solutions.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations/notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (8)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to create a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discussion. Each thread must be at least 150 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. At least one biblical reference must be included in each thread. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to at least 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be at least 75 words.

WordPress Assignments (6)

The student will set up a website using WordPress.com, and will submit progress and proof of concepts/prototypes with specific guidelines related towards completing the project.

WordPress Project Final Assignment

The student will create a working website using WordPress.com and a selected theme on a hosted/live platform with a domain name extension to develop a multipage responsive layout website communicating a certain message utilizing a variety of plugins.