Course Description

LIS 9723A-650 (Fall 2022)   Web Design and Architecture

Instructor: M. Rayner

Course Description
Skills needed to produce a good basic Web site. Concepts of information architecture as they apply to Web site design. Methods of navigation and searching on Web sites. Forms of discourse and text structure suitable to the Web environment. Importance of creating user-centered Web designs and understanding user groups.

Course Syllabi for LIS 9723A-650 (Fall 2022)
The syllabi for this course is a PDF file that requires a FIMS account to view

Prerequisites: Knowledge of browsing software, web searching and basic HTML coding.

0.5 course

Program Content Areas
Information and Communication Technology

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of readings, assignments, and class participation, students will be able to:
1. understand how to learn new software and to comprehend the importance of file structure; (PLLO 1, 4)

2. evaluate the principles of ethical, user-centered design, and to analyze how web technologies are constructed for optimal communication; (PLLO 6, 8)

3. create communication plans, information architectures and navigation & search schemas; (PLLO 2, 4, 6)

4. build basic websites using CMS and using HTML & CSS code. (PLLO 4, 6, 8)

MLIS Program Level Learning Outcomes
MLIS Program Goals and Objectives