project 3
a web work: final project
overview

This final project will be a significant small web project using your choice of blog and html techniques.

The exact project will be contracted between you and me as described below.

goals

The main goal is simple --- to create a real, fascinating blog-based web project capable of drawing an audience and keeping that audience coming back for more.

The subsidiary goals are: increased sophistication in your use of web techniques and technologies in the service of a project concept.

requirements

Required for this project are:

_a written project proposal, including design drawings, submitted to me.

_a one-on-one discussion of your proposal.

_redrafting of your proposal into a guideline document which will form the contract between you and me for the project

evaluation

I will check to see that you have met the requirements for character count, numbers of messages, message topics, etc.

I will evaluate the content of your blog work by the following criteria:

_comparison of your results to your guideline document

_strength of your project concept and your follow through on that concept

_technical proficiency in blog and internet techniques and technologies, including graphic design and photography

_liveliness, authenticity and power of your writing

_community interaction, both within our class and in linking to the outside world

_use of the power of timing in the unfolding of your project