Design Principles, Session 3


  • Assignment review
    • You must complete all assignments to get credit for the class.
      • Assignment review: check Canvas for feedback on skill check 2; incorporate into final design brief due Friday at 6 pm Saturday at noon
    • Lecture/discussion
      • Contact forms versus email
      • Contact info as part of “about us” in IA
      • Thinking about the footer (that intersection of architecture and navigation)
      • Blogs have their own architecture and genre expectations
    • Small group presentations


    Optional design discussion

    • Compare “fake news” with real news for genre similarities
    • Show Overdrive’s UX weakness RE bookmarkable URLs (SnoIsle broken UX, also demonstrates InVision)



    • Complete week three skill check (Dropbox)
    • Complete your final design brief that incorporates the questions from all three skill checks into one document 
      • Examples of student work
      • Remember to include your name in the file names
        • Documents can be Word or PDF
        • If you are using Word365, Google or Dropbox, please print/save as a PDF and attach that rather than share the document with me.
    • Turn in both documents using Canvas
      please name your documents
      your-name-skill-check3 and your-name-design-brief (with hyphens, no spaces)
    • If you used a PPT or PDF or images for your presentation, please share those with me as well, using the naming convention your-name-presentation.

    Design principles sessions

    1. Session 1
    2. Session 2
    3. Session 3