Films On Demand (FOD)is a streaming video platform which provides educational films that can be shown in their entirety without fear of copyright and can be incorporated into your classroom or online curriculum via Blackboard.
An Introduction to Web Site DesignThis program offers a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of Web site design. Applicable to online retail outlets, electronic newspapers, blogs, search engines, and other types of sites, it explains how to identify the target audience, determine the site’s core purpose, apply Ben Schneiderman’s eight golden rules of GUI design, address technological issues and matters of visual appeal, and carry out an ongoing test/evaluation/update cycle. Interviews with two successful Web site designers are also included, to illustrate how it all comes together in the real world. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. (25 minutes)
Design: Elements and PrinciplesDesign projects must apply the basic elements (line, shape, form, point, tone, texture, color, and letterform) and principles (balance, contrast, cropping, hierarchy, figure-ground, scale, proportion, and pattern) of design for function and aesthetics.
What is Digital Publishing?Digital publishing combines text and graphics in a document; see examples. Titus B. describes how he redesigned packaging for his company's bestselling product using digital publishing; he received a raise and promotion.
Developing a WebsiteTaking viewers into an exciting, creative, fast-growing industry, this video looks at the key considerations involved when designing and developing a website. It examines Internet basics, planning a website’s structure and purpose, website design and construction, and website testing. Several experts on media, digital marketing, and website technology and utilization appear in the program, offering their insights on the best ways to proceed. Ideal for anyone entering the fields of information technology, graphic design, and business, this entertaining visual resource provides valuable advice and insider tips on how to build a well functioning, user-friendly, and attractive website. Viewable/printable educational resources are available online. (20 minutes)