- Become aware of how you use the internet across platforms
- Tell a story, real or imaginary
- Explore platforms, their opportunities, and limitations
- Understand user flows
- Refresh your skills with HTML/CSS
- Set up on GitHub and get organized
Tell a story that begins with a web page you build and ends with a link to the starting point. Your story may be fiction or nonfiction. Traverse at least three platforms in between, leveraging the strengths of each to help your reader visualize the story.
You could, for example, lead your reader to a TikTok video, then to an Amazon review, then to a LinkedIn profile, then to Instagram, and from Instagram to a dropped pin in Google maps. You can visit a platform more than once.
Instagram, Snapchat, FB Messenger, Twitter, Instagram stories, WeChat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Pinterest, GMail, TikTok, Slack
Google Maps, MTA, Uber, Lyft
Banking, Venmo, WeChat
Payment plus food
Postmates, Caviar, Seamless
Google Maps, Yelp
YouTube, Netflix, Spotify
Creating and sharing content
Wikipedia, Medium, Google Docs
Amazon, individual e-commerce apps
Canvas, Dropbox Paper, Miro
Examples from Juliette Cezzar’s former students
Schedule (Week 1–3)
- 01/19 Class Introduction. Unit introduction. Assign: Lecture + reading.
- 01/21 Class discussion: Lecture + reading. In-Class exercise. Introduce and assign Project 1 Ideas.
- 01/26 Review: Ideas. Assign: Select final idea and begin Implementation.
- 01/28 Review: implementation.
- 02/02 Project 1 is due