Provides a rhetorical foundation for web authoring and design in professional settings. Teaches basic principles of writing for the web, information architecture, coding for accessibility, and usability testing. Production-oriented component provides instruction in writing valid code and practice with web- and graphic-editing software tools.
Learn to make sound and informed technical, rhetorical, and design-related choices, as well as to apply sophisticated strategies for web writing and digital content development.
Develop a critical literacy that allows them to critique and interpret web code and digital content, as well as to critique and update their own websites and digital content.
Learn to troubleshoot problems, diagnose compatibility issues, browse forums and ask questions, and find their own way as they continue to develop their web authorship and design skills.