This course introduces a foundation for those who work in designing or managing websites. It approaches the design and management of websites from the perspective of usability. Websites that are usable are those that help the visitors of the site meet their information goals with logical structure, accessible content, as well as an efficient and appealing design. Students learn the basics of HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and Web Graphics.
JTC 210 (Newswriting); JTC 211 (Computer-Mediated Visual Communication)
Textbooks and Materials
Robbins, Jennifer Niederest
Textbooks and materials can be purchased at the CSU Bookstore unless otherwise indicated.
Patti has been an instructor for the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication at Colorado State University since 2008. Patti has over 10 years of web design, content development, editing, and management experience. She previously taught Web Design and Editing at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University, as well as served as an Assistant Director and Website Manager for the Department of Career Services. Patti earned an M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources, with a certification in Adult Education and Training, from Colorado State University and a B.A. from Rutgers University.