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JTC 572 - Corporate Web Design and Management

  • 3 credits
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Do you want to learn web design and digital content development skills that you can immediately add to your resume? This practical, hands-on course is ideal for students and professionals of all backgrounds and skill levels, whether you’re a beginner or brushing up on existing skills. You’ll begin at square one, learning how the Web and web pages work, and then steadily build from there with the final result being the creation of your own website.

This course is designed to help you:

  • Learn foundational information about designing websites and creating digital content
  • Approach the design and management of websites from the perspective of usability
  • Ensure that visitors of your site meet their information goals with logical structure, accessible content, as well as an efficient and appealing design
  • Apply the latest techniques, best practices, and current web standards—including HTML and CSS

Textbooks and Materials

Please check the CSU Bookstore for textbook information.  Textbook listings are available at the CSU Bookstore about 3 weeks prior to the start of the term.


Patti Burke-Lund
Patti Burke-Lund

Patti has been an online instructor for the Department of Journalism and Media Communication at Colorado State University since 2008. She has over 10 years of web design, content development, editing, and management experience that she is eager to share with her students. A proud first-generation student, one of Patti’s passions is supporting students to reach their higher education goals. 

Designated as an expert in online teaching and learning by CSU's Institute for Teaching and Learning, Patti was nominated to be a facilitator for several professional development courses offered to faculty to assist colleagues in designing online courses. In addition to teaching for CSU, Patti has worked with the University of Delaware's IT Department as an Instructional Designer and Web Designer, she has taught Web Design and Editing at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and Rutgers University, and has also served as an Assistant Director and Website Manager for the Department of Career Services at Rutgers University. 

Patti earned an M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources, with a certification in Adult Education and Training, from Colorado State University and a B.A. in Psychology, with a minor in Communication, from Rutgers University. Most recently she completed a Quality Matters certification that was directly applied to her online course design. You can learn more about Patti's background on LinkedIn.