Interactive Design I – ARTS 477

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 09/05/2023

Course Description

Study of both visual media design concepts and site management for web development. Developing web applications in HTML and CSS to build websites for multiple platforms with emphasis on accessibility for all users. Practical experience in authoring web technology while developing standards to evaluate the presentation of information with these tools. Creating and developing for the web through the principles of graphic design, user experience, and user interface design. May be taken twice for credit.

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


In order for any publishing effort to compete favorably for the attention of the plagued media receiver, design students must be prepared to handle all aspects of the publishing process, including electronic publishing. Use of digital media and authoring programs must be guided by intelligent design, including typographic design, graphic design, and user interface design.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

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

Discussions (4)

You will complete four Discussions in this course. For each Discussion, you will post one thread of at least 150 words. You must then post two replies of at least 75 words.

Tutorial Pack Assignments (8)

The student will complete the tutorials based on the LinkedInLearning Course.

Mobile App Prototype Project Assignment

Student will create a travel themed mobile app prototype.

Process Book Assignments (5)

Student will create a process book documenting project progress, wireframes, etc. The student will submit 4 Process Book Draft Assignments before submitting the Final.

Exercise Assignments (2)

Student will complete two exercises in Contrast and Visual Hierarchy.

Micro/Macro Analysis Assignments (8)

The student will write a three-part assessment of approximately 250 words in current MLA format that analyzes the weekly assigned readings from a Summary / Micro / Macro Analysis.

Contrast Questionnaire Assignment

Student will complete questions on WCAG Contrast.