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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.
Written for composition, business and technical writing, and other courses across the disciplines in which students write for the World Wide Web and create web projects, this text teaches the ... crucial principles of web design. -Back cover.
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