GD for the Web

Assignment 4

Assignment 4

For this assignment you will work with a collection of items (texts, images, video, audio, etc…) that has a direct relation to your Thesis, Degree Project or principle area of study. You will workwith this collection by responding to ONE of the following prompts.

Prompt 1:
Produce a website that enacts, demonstrates or highlights a particular aspect of your collection. For (a simple) example, if your collection is about color, or a particular aspect of color, can you make a website that expresses or explores that particular aspect of color.

Prompt 2:
You will build a website to house and display your collection.

WEEK 1
RESEARCH AND PRESENTATION.
You will present a 2 minute presentation on your collection (minimum 10 slides). The first part of your presentation should introduce the class to your chosen collection and your research in a clear and articulate manner. The second part of the presentation will focus on your proposal for a the site.

SITE WIREFRAME, PAGE TEMPLATES, EARLY INTERACTION PROTOTYPES
You will produce a wireframe of the site, beginning with the home page. Once your wireframe is complete, you will design one or more basic page templates for the site. If you are proposing a complex user interaction, it may be necessary to quickly code an interaction prototype.

WEEK 2
ONLINE WORKING PROTOTYPE
Your site should be online and basically functioning as intended. This will allow us to troubleshoot design and code issues in class and give you the final week to fine tune the elements of the site.

WEEK 3
FINAL REVIEW