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Krug discusses his tactics for websites in “Don’t Make Me Think.” First off, there’s actually a job to test usability—what?
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His job is to test a website as a user and see if it functions effectively. Krug lays out rules and tips for building a webpage.
Janice Redish describes the the 7 steps to understand your [web] audience in “Letting Go of the Words.” I took these 7 steps and applied them to my website!
Who knew so much went into web design? I certainly didn’t. After learning about the different planes, it became easy to pick out the features that were created just for the user. Jesse James Garrett in “The Elements of User Experience” defines the user experience as “the experience the product creates for the people who use it in the real world” (6).
My website will be an extension of my resume with access to my portfolio for Political Science and Communications. I want it to be another outlet for potential employers to learn about me in a different way than other candidates—I’m hoping this website will make me stick out, especially for communications-centered jobs. Continue reading
In “The Art of Technique: An Aesthetic Approach to Film and Video Production” by John S. Douglass and Glenn P. Harnden, point of view within film is analyzed. I had never really put thought behind what goes into a movie or production.
In “The Two-Dimensional Field: Forces within the Screen,” Herbert Zettl discusses the characteristics of how we see and interpret placement of images.