SCS6079 Digital Practices MA Digital Media & Society

Note to my students:
this page includes links to all our session materials. Links will be activated in due course.

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update

Due to the current situation and resulting server load, I've now moved the demo site to my own server, ie this very domain. This will ensure that you can all access it freely as it has its home outside of the VPN now.

view : WordPress rocks \m/ website ↗

I'll be updating that site with more notes and resources over the next few weeks and sessions, please do use the Q&A section ↗ to ask questions :)

FEB 14th 2020

WEEK 1 Introductions

summary

  1. Creating a successful website
  2. Options and considerations
  3. WordPress environment
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FEB 21st 2020

WEEK 2 Planning for structure & design

summary

  1. content planning
  2. information architecture
  3. design considerations
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FEB 28th 2020

WEEK 3 Digital content production

summary

  1. introduction to Creative Media Team
  2. facilities and equipment
  3. preparation task briefing
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MAR 6th 2020

WEEK 4 Writing web content

summary

  1. Why good content matters
  2. What good content looks like
  3. How you create good contents
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MAR 13th 2020

WEEK 5 Digital content production

summary

  1. digital content production
  2. image editing
  3. optimising images for use on the web
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COVID UPDATE

PLEASE NOTE face-to-face sessions suspended until further notice

see the pointer marking sessions now moving online.

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MAR 20th 2020

WEEK 6 inclusive design for UX

summary

  1. accessibility & UX
  2. testing and user feedback
  3. themes & plugins
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MAR 27th 2020

WEEK 7 Bringing it all together: review

summary

  1. planning & recap
  2. site maintenance
  3. backup
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SPRING BREAK 20/3 - 20/4/2020

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APR 24th 2020

WEEK 8 Tutorials

summary

  1. scheduled remote support sessions
  2. to be arranged individually
  3. booking will open on 20th April
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MAY 1st 2020

WEEK 9 Assessment support session

summary

  1. criteria summary & submission guidance
  2. project work checklist
  3. tools & links
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WEEK 10 - bank holiday

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May 15th 2019

WEEK 11 DROP-IN SUPPORT SESSION

Computer Room A04 / Alfred Denny

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May 22nd 2020

WEEK 12 SUBMISSION DEADLINE

22nd May 2020 - by 3pm

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