Web Design Curriculum and Syllabus Based on Web Design Practice and Students' Prior Knowledge

Tanja Krunic, Ljiljana Ruzic-Dimitrijevic, Branka Petrovic, Robert Farkas
InSITE 2006  •  Volume 6  •  2006
The Advanced Technical School from Novi Sad set up a completely new study group for web design in 2004. The paper explains its organization and gives course descriptions. When it was established, there were not many similar groups in the world exclusively dealing with web design, whose programs could serve as role models, hence the curriculum and syllabus had to be based on our own experience. They cover inevitable web issues like usability, user-oriented web design, accessibility, privacy and security, which are briefly discussed in the paper. The purpose of the research referring to web accessibility and privacy presented in one of the sections was to help create the two documents. The students' prior knowledge was also an important parameter in their writing. The curriculum and syllabus have been updated recently, and the improved version given herein will be in use from the next academic year.
web design, curriculum, syllabus, web issues, accessibility, privacy, security, students' prior knowledge.
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