revised: May 09, 2002
1. Start page
Filename: Your start page will be named "index.htm."
Size: everything must fit in a frame no larger than 700 x 500 pixels, so that
no scrolling is required, even on legacy machines.
a) Name(s) of author(s)
b) Mailto link for author(s)
c) Title of project
d) Navigation aids to main parts of project. these can be buttons, hover
buttons, words with links, etc.
e) Credits: Richardson Institute 2002, Austin College
Clarity: Text should be legible. Decorations should not detract from
Aesthetics: Page should not be too busy, too garish, too loud;
but also not too monotone, too bland, too colorless.
For every page, your scheme should provide buttons or other aids that
facilitate both linear and non-linear browsing.
Pages should incorporate redundant ways to navigate.
You should strive for clarity and transparency of navigation for
Each module should have an independent explanation, a sort of
teacher's guide, to its implementation. This guide should have details
about language level and probable classroom application, and should
speak to the realities of technology access relevant to its successful