Christen Carter

Media Professional.

UX & Product Designer.

Intro to Media Web Tools

Course Description:

This class will equip you with the skills and tools to become more effective online communicators. It will introduce you to the design and development of websites and multimedia elements as well as information architecture, usability and user experience analysis.


The goal of this class is to help you to learn to use technology to better connect information and people. The technology you know now will not be the same in 5, 10, or 15 years. You’ll need to learn to adapt, to discover and understand new emering technologies. This class will help you learn to do that as well as to think innovatively and creatively about problems you might face in your future careers and how you might solve them with technology.

For more information, please download the syllabus:

Media Web Tools Syllabus

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