ENH 362: Digital Project Management in the Humanities and Arts
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This course is not self-paced. Work submitted after the due dates will not receive credit.
Fall 2009 Schedule
ENH 362 Digital Project Management in Humanities and Arts
|Time||Monday||Work Due at Noon||Wednesday||Work Due at Noon|
Questions about the Course--please review all of the course materials and post any questions you have about the course in the "Questions about the Course" forum.
Virtual Cafe--Please post a note about yourself in the Virtual Cafe.
Resume Builder--A main goal of this class is to give students practical skills that will allow them to enter the workplace with an advantage over other job applicants. To help you articulate the skills you practice during this class, we will start the semester with a resume and continue to build on it as we add experience. Please post your resume to the Resume Builder area, and return to that to add skills and experience throughout the semester. At the end of the semester we will revisit the resume to polish it.
|26-Aug||Deadline changed to Aug 31 to accomodate those who did not recceive book.|
Reading: Worth 30% of your grade. There are 5 reading assignments. You will compose a response to the reading and post it in the Reading Discussion Board. Reading Responses are graded on a pass/fail basis out of 5 total posts. In order to receive credit your response must:
• meet the word-length requirement of 350 words (or surpass it). This equals one double spaced page in 12 point times new roman.
(This deadline is extended to Friday 4-Sep at noon)
Research: Worth 30% of your grade. There are 5 research assignments. In order to receive credit your response must:
Then, choose your top topic and complete the following tasts based on that topic:
If websites on the topic already exist, describe them, then describe how your topic will be different.
If websites on the topic do not already exist, describe websites that accomplish a similar goal to the website you want to plan.
Out of the sites that you viewed, which one was your favorite and why? Which one was your least favorite and why? What ideas will you steal? What ideas will you innovate? How will your project be different from existing sites?
(Since this is Labor Day please turn in the work by Wednesday 9-Sep at noon)
Planning: Worth 40% of your grade. There are 5 planning assignments. For each one you will be asked to produce a deliverable corresponding with your project. The deliverables will include items such as reports workflow charts, communication structures, site maps, mock-ups, style guides, project documentation, application manuals, glossaries, and training materials.
In Microsoft Word: Write a Creative Brief (p. 61) and a Project Charter (p. 69) for your Project. Keep in mind ways you will need to define, implement, control and complete the tasks associated with your web project.
Also, view this tutorial on Dreamweaver.
Visit the open source web design page and choose a design for your site. http://www.oswd.org/ Which design did you choose and why? How does it fit with your preferences? Why did you chose it over other designs? How will you personalize it?
Attach a piece of art or logo that is the driving design force for your site? What adjectives would you use to describe it? How does it embody the message of your site? What should readers feel when they see it? What emotions does it evoke?
The purpose of this assignment is to Develop content in programs like Word, Photoshop, and any applicable audio and video software. Describe the hardest part about writing for the web. What challenges do you face in preparing content for your site? Paste the content from your index page and four additional content pages here. What tone do you wish to adopt? How does that tone best address its readers? What material do you need to inlcude, What material should you leave out?
|Week 6||28-Sep||Reading 4
Chapter 10 The Technical Build
Chapter 11 Surviving Quality Assurance
Please post a revised resume that includes the skills you learned in this class.
Patricia Colleen Murphy, MFA * Arizona State University * 240M Santa Catalina Hall * 7271 E Sonoran Arroyo Mall * Mesa, AZ 85212