You will be able describe how to improve Usability for a website.
You will be able identify the components of good 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: 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.
Web Usability: The art and science of making a Websites easy to use!
US Government has a great tutorial on usability and accessibility.
Web Usability Companies you can hire is Jakob Nielsen's Useit.com
Usability, Focus Groups, Color Theory, Design Theory