Digital Design Survey: Week 5 lecturePresentation Transcript
Developing and Using theWebMMDP 101: Digital Design SurveyWeek 5
Goals for this Week• Understand some ways that the web haschanged the ways that we communicate• Understand recent trends in webdevelopment and design• Understand different career paths for aweb designer
Life Before the Web• Does anyone remember what life was likebefore the web?• In what ways do we now rely on the webto do things?
Group Activity: Web Time Machine• I want you to get with the person next toyou and visit– http://www2.warnerbros.com/spacejam/movie/jam.htm• List some characteristics of this websitethat seem “off” to you as a user
What do we expect from a websitetoday?
Survey of the Job Market• Visit Craigslist – what kind of skills arepeople looking for in web developmentjobs• What are the different types of jobs thatexist in the market
Web Design as a Career
Latest Trends in Web Design• Responsive Web Design• Support for higher resolutions• Large photo backgrounds• Minimalist Websites• Use of QR Codes• Social Media Badges• Infinite ScrollingSource
Examples• Responsive Web Design:– Ryjohnson.com– Kerem.co• Big Photography– Blindbarber.com• Infinite Scrolling– Tumblr & Pinterest
Look at Web Designs on Behance
Code as a Literacy Movement
Exploration of Coding Tools• Explore the “Learn” section of code.org– Codecademy– Khan Academy– CodeHS
Using the web to develop a PLN• What is a PLN and why should we care?– Creates lifetime learners– Helps us learn answers to specific questions– Creates bonds and connections with industry• What are we doing now that is a part ofour PLN?
A Map of a PLN
Elements of my own personallearning network
Work for this Week• Week 5 Online Discussion – Classwide• Group Discussion – Find some initialexamples of portfolios• Lynda.com Mac Lessons 9 & 10