Designing Effective Web Sites: A Concise Guide / Edition 1

Designing Effective Web Sites: A Concise Guide / Edition 1

by Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Eric Ed. Johnson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0618074333

ISBN-13: 9780618074334

Pub. Date: 08/03/2001

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This concise handbook helps students across the curriculum build web sites, a skill they can use both in college and in the workplace. The guide covers two essential elements: usability and the structure of an effective site. Students learn the importance of determining a web user's short- and long-term goals before developing and testing a site. In addition,

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Overview

This concise handbook helps students across the curriculum build web sites, a skill they can use both in college and in the workplace. The guide covers two essential elements: usability and the structure of an effective site. Students learn the importance of determining a web user's short- and long-term goals before developing and testing a site. In addition, students discover different methods of designing a site and creating devices for smooth navigation—plus the key concepts of structure and page layout. Includes a fully integrated web site.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618074334
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/03/2001
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.52(w) x 8.36(h) x 0.21(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Activity: From Readers to Users in Contexts 2. Users and Contexts: An Overview of Key Issues Thinking About Users 3. Understanding Users' Contexts 4. Understanding Users' Goals 5. Finding Out About Your Users Thinking About Structure and Layout 6. Structures: Organizing Sites 7. Pathways: Elements of Navigation 8. Layouts: Formatting Pages

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