Class 7 Notes for E-commerce

Learning Objectives:

You will be able describe how to improve Usability for a website.

You will be able identify the components of good web design.

Web Design


Read: Book III Chapters 2-3 & 5

Read: Content Strategy Basics

Read: Visual Design Basics

Read: Basics of User Experience

Review: my Web Design Advice is to Keep it Simple and Special (KISS) Your should review this Web Site

Read: The design process and Color Meaning (Joyce is a former student)

Read: What makes a Website Sticky

Watch: What happens when you have a bad web page design!

Start: Your Website that you will use for your business

Post: Site Layout with Sample pages

Reminder: Post your articles on Canvas under the Weekly Articles on the Discussion Board Section.


Topics Covered:


Web Usability: The art and science of making a Websites easy to use!

Top 10 mistakes of Shopping Cart design (Usability)

US Government has a great tutorial on usability and accessibility.

Web Usability Companies you can hire is Jakob Nielsen's



Usability, Focus Groups, Color Theory, Design Theory


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