Issues and Challenges in Selecting Content for Web Design Courses
InSITE 2008 • Volume 8 • 2008
This paper discusses the pedagogical considerations and the steps that have been taken by faculty members within a technology program to update their web design courses. The department of T echnology Support and Training (TST) - Eberly College of Business and Information Technology (ECOBIT) at Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) has been updating their courses in response to technological changes and market demand. This study outlines the processes that were followed and the pedagogical considerations that have been taken into account when updating two ofthe TST’s web design courses. The paper explains first the challenges that web design educators lace when selecting content for their courses. The paper then outlines how these difficulties were addressed when designing the courses at the TST program.
Web design course content; Web design curriculum, Courses in web design, Pedagogy of web design course, Content of web design courses
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