NYU Steinhardt

Educational Design for the World Wide Web

  • Course Number: EDCT-GE 2251
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 3
  • Description: The course introduces students to hypermedia, multimedia design concepts, & web environments, based on principles drawn from instructional design models & cognitive & constructivist perspectives on learning. Students develop an understanding of the unique design potential & challenges of Web-based instructional materials. Students develop skills in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, & Flash to design web sites & incorporate multimedia content into the sites. In addition to class exercises, each student will create a functional web site demonstrating his/her skills & prepare a design document explaining its educational benefit & design principles employed.
  • Old Course Number: E19.2251