WEB205 - Summer 2009 Schedule

Course Timeline: June 29 August 21

 

Instructor: L.J. Bothell
Email: lbothell@seattlecentral.edu
URL: http://www.studiobast.com/sb_students

 

Week 1: 6/29

Discussion/Demos: Introduction
Topics: Web careers, opportunities, expectations, standing out, key success factors
Task: Set up pen drive, Get Free-Space.net / other; clarify yourself

Assignment: Skill assessment, due 7/7
Reading: Web career realities

 

Week 2: 7/6

Discussion/Demos: Your Identity
Topics: Skill assessment, personality, workstyle, areas to grow, focusing
Assignment: Logo and identity, due 7/14
Reading: Skills, personality, goals

 

Week 3: 7/13

Discussion/Demos: Your Resume/Cover Letter
Topics: Resume, looking at jobs, keeping track,
Assignment: Resume and cover letter, due 7/21
Reading: promoting yourself, resumes, cover letters

Guest Speaker: Dan Williams is unable to come today due to a client meeting - sorry!

 

Week 4: 7/20

Discussion/Demos: Your Online Presence
Topics: online profiles, information overload, social vs professional, multiple streams
Assignment: Portfolio & content prep, due 7/28
Reading: online profiles, getting noticed, making contact

Possible guest speaker: TBD

 

Week 5: 7/27

Discussion/Demos: Your Portfolio
Topics: Portfolio Basics, aims, audience, basic components, rights, Layout, content, cross-linking, making contacts, networking
Assignment: Portfolio Layout and fill-in, due 8/4
Reading: portfolio content, lots or little, case studies, stand out styles, layouts, usability,

Possible guest speaker: TBD

 

Week 6: 8/3

Discussion/Demos: Your Job Search
Topics: job sources - boards, etc., the market

Possible guest speaker
Assignment: Job resources, due 8/11
Reading: Job search and response

Guest speaker: 8/6 Paul Firuz & Betsy Basch, Parker Tech

 

Week 7: 8/10

Discussion/Demos: Job Prep & Interviewing
Topics: make a plan, responding to queries, interviewing,
Assignment: Mock interview and portfolio, due 8/20 (est)
Reading: job listings, HR realities, agencies, job boards, bidding

Guest speaker: 8/11, Dan Williams, SmartDept

 

Week 8: 8/17

Discussion/Demos: Final week
Topics: Portfolio, presentation DUE Thursday, August 20, 4:00PM