Class Schedule - Spring 2011 - ARTC 3310 - Bowling Green State University
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Date Tentative Topics: Assigned: What is due:
January
Week 1
11 Tues

Intro to Interactive Art Studio: Introductions, syllabus, intro to Dreamweaver, and beginning concepts of HTML.

Notes 1

Assigned:
Ex 1: Five good web designs

 
13 Thurs

More HTML tags - images, links, lists, and more

Notes 2

Assigned:
Story, design and hierarchy
Due: Ex 1: Five well designed websites (email URLs)
Week 2
18 Tues

HTML: Images and Tables: Review Anchors, Embedded CSS, Image types (GIF, PNG, JPG) & Optimization, Tables

Notes 3

Assigned:
Ex 2: Mondrian Table

20 Thurs

Class Critique: Discuss designs, hierarchy charts and stories; finish Mondrian

 

Due: Story, design & hierarchy chart
Week 3
25 Tues

Moving from Design to HTML: Design Revision, Images in PS, Image Slices, Animated GIFs, CSS continued

Notes 4

  Due: Ex 2: Mondrian Table
27 Thurs

Adding Action to the Page: Backgrounds, Margins & Padding, CSS Positioning

Notes 5


February
Week 4
1 Tues

Workday and using Dreamweaver to upload the site

Notes 6

  Due: One page layout in HTML and CSS
3 Thurs

Small group progress critique

 

Due: Half Done Interactive Story
Week 5
8 Tues

Critque of Project 1

Due: Non-Linear Narrative
10 Thurs Revision workday Assignment: Project 2  
Week 6
15 Tues

Javascript rollovers

Notes 7

17 Thurs

Intro to Javascript

Notes 8

  Due: Written Description of Project 2 Ideas
Week 7
22 Tues

Windows and more: Using windows and making things appear and disappear

Notes 9

24 Thurs

Javascript & CSS in action

Notes 10

Due: Project 2 - two pages
March
Week 8
1 Tues In-Class work day (with possible mini-lectures): Preparation for project due (due next class) Due: Project 2 - 75%
3 Thurs Class Critique Due: Experimental Web Art - Hypermedia Poetry
Week 9
8 Tues

Spring Break

10 Thurs Spring Break
Week 10
15 Tues

Intro to Forms
Introduction to forms, form elements, and retrieving the info with PHP.

Notes 11

 
17 Thurs

Continuation of Forms
Javascript and PHP with forms - onclick, blur, focus...etc

Notes 12

Due: Proj 3: Concept - One page
Week 11
22 Tues

Critique mockups and Javascript random
Critique of project 3 mockups and Javascript random

Notes 13

Due: Proj 3: Mockup
24 Thurs

Javascript / Forms continued
Continue discussing javascript, forms, and interactivity

Notes 14

   
Week 12
29 Tues Small group critiques Due: Proj 3: 75 percent done
31 Thurs Review?/Workday  
April
Week 13
5 Tues Class Critique Due: E-Zine
7 Thurs Critique of sites Due: 5 art portolio sites
Week 14
12 Tues Critique of mockups Due: Three gallery-page mockups
14 Thurs     Due: Fixed favorite layout
Week 15
19 Tues   Due: Scans, Hierarchy, & Re-Designs
21 Thurs      
Week 16
26 Tues Workday  
28 Thurs Final Critique   Due: Online Web Portfolio
May
Week 17

Mon
May 2
1:15 – 3:15 pm

  Due: Final Project revisions