Course Description

Learn basic and advanced website design principles utilizing Adobe Photoshop and Flash, with emphasis on typography, color theory and layout. Understand and practice Flash Actionscript basics to create animation and dynamic web applications.



Professor of Record

Jeff Rubin


Undergraduate students.

Learning Objectives

After taking this course, students will be able to:

  • Students will learn strong design fundamentals in layout, typography, design systems, so we can build out components. 
  • Students will learn how to create user-centered design, creating prototypes, wireframes, and sketches that support user interaction, behavior and accessibility. 
  • Students will learn about media queries and responsive design early and will craft almost all assignments to be fully designed and cohesive across all screen sizes. 
  • Students will learn how to utilize design tools and software, specifically Invision, Figma and Adobe XD. 
  • Students will learn how HTML/CSS works, utilizing HTML/CSS properties and guidelines in their design projects.

Course Syllabus

IST 523 Fall 2021 Syllabus - Jeffrey Passetti

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