Web Usability – Writing and Design

Code: OLRN1549

Course description

The focus of this course is on creating audience appropriate, user-friendly, dynamic web sites. Students will discover how to use flow charts and navigational plans to design the framework for their sites. Learn how to rewrite print-based copy for use on the web, establish content guidelines, and create sites that are accessible, usable, and flexible. Analyze web site audiences and apply web usability testing principles and site metrics to ensure good website design and traffic flow.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.