LEARNING ACTIVITY – GET THE BASICS RIGHT

THE ASSIGNMENT

 

Part one

  1. Explain the following terms in your own words:
    • The Internet
    • HTML
    • Browser
    • Search engine
  2. Please research and add another 10 questions to the briefing process.(See the lesson.)
  3. From this list of 20 questions (your 10 added to my 10), please create the ultimate list of 10 questions that you would use for clients.
  4. Please upload this activity to your WordPress blog.

Part two

Surf the web and find 10 sites you would consider to be great websites. Simultaneously, make a list of 10 sites you consider bad web sites. Remember to describe why you would define them as such. Upload your lists on your blog.

 

 

MY SUBMISSION

 

The Internet is a global network that allows you to access information and communicate via a computer all over the world.

HTML stands for hyper Text Markup Language and is the coding language for webpages displayed in web browsers.

An Internet browser is a program for computers that displays websites for the human eye.

A search engine crawls webpages/ the Internet to find relevant content for the keywords you type into a search engine.

 

 10 questions for the web design brief (First 5 are for the lesson, last 5 are my own).

  1. Who are you competitors and how do you differ from them?
  2. What actions do you the visitors to take on the site?
  3. What is my deadline for completing the site? How big is the budget?
  4. Do you have any color preferences? What should the look and feel of the website be?
  5. Who will the contact person for this project be?
  6. Why do you want a website?
  7. Is this a one-time job, or do you want to hire me for maintains?
  8. Do you have a presence in social media with a distinct branding/style?
  9. Do you want to mainly tell what you do or show what you do via your site? Or both?
  10. What do you hate about website in general?

 

10 great sites:

http://travisneilson.com

https://www.nrk.no

http://wolfgangla.com/work

https://www.etq-amsterdam.com

http://www.johos.at/#/en/0/0

http://robin-noguier.com

http://www.guillaumejuvenet.com

http://urbanape.uk

https://subsign.co

http://www.climber.io

 

10 bad sites

https://www.reddit.com

http://www.sphere.bc.ca/test/sruniverse.html

http://www2.pnwx.com

http://www.jamilin.com

http://www.007museum.com

http://www.idnmusic.com/studio/

http://gretzinger.com

http://www.pebooks.com

http://www.sunshinebuildingmaint.com/index.html

http://www.stevenlim.net

 

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