Fall 2014 - Undergraduate Course Descriptions
Description of Course:
ATEC 3320 - Digital Content Design and Usability (3 semester credit hours) This writing-intensive course blends theory and practice to increase the effectiveness of text prepared for digital media. Students will design, compose, and evaluate information to improve audiences' utility and satisfaction. Topics include the organization, logical development, structuring, and ethical presentation of information. This course will retain core notation for a transition period - see http://go.utdallas.edu/core-curriculum-transition. Please consult advisors for more detailed information.
Prerequisite: RHET 1302.
Barr, C., & Senior Editors of Yahoo! (2010). The Yahoo! style guide. New York, NY: St. Martinâ€™s Griffin.
Felder, L. (2012). Writing for the Web: Creating compelling Web content using words, pictures and sound. Berkeley, CA: New Riders.
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