As a full-time faculty member in the Visual Media Design Department at City College in San Francisco, I teach classes related to web and media production. Below is a listing of the classes that I have taught in the past year. Check out the CCSF Fall Schedule for more information and to register. Feel free to email me at bcataldo(at)ccsf.edu if you have any questions about registering for classes or completing a CCSF certificate.

Visual Media Design

BeReady!
BeReady Earthquake App designed for the VMD 127 – User Experience class.

VMD 127 – User Experience:

This class focuses on industry-standard concepts and vocabulary used in User Experience (UX) for interactive projects, including interface design, information architecture, and UX principles, processes, and techniques. Students explore key topics of user-centered design through a series of hands-on exercises and projects. In Spring 2014 we focused on the Covered California Health Care web site and created mobile apps for the final group project. More information about this class, including the syllabus, can be found on the class web site. Credits transfer to CSU. See student work.

Alpha Bits
Alpha Bits Educational game designed for the VMD 127 – User Experience class.

VMD 140 – Web Production I

This class is an overview of web planning and production through a hands-on approach. Topics include: project briefs, wireframes, site maps, competitive analyses, research, wireframes, and design and production techniques, including WordPress, HTML5 and CSS3. Assignments focus on pre-production planning and production of web sites. More information about this class, including the syllabus, can be found on the class web site. Credits transfer to CSU.

VMD 141 – Web Production II

The class focuses on web development for designers using professional-level code editors. Topics include separating markup, presentation and content. Building responsive and accessible web sites using HTML5 and CSS3 is covered. Credits transfer to CSU.