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Samples of Background and Text Contrasts

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 29th, 2008

As part of Screen Space (the podcast) #6 I created a nice table with text color and background color contrasts, to illustrate good and bad contrasts. Since this is so helpful I made it a permanent page. However, the link is hidden in my long podcast transcript. So, let me point to it now. Do […]

Got any web design questions?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 27th, 2008

Screen Space (the podcast) #8 will include some listener questions. And I would like more. So, do you have any questions about web, blog, and/or new media design? Perhaps some burning question you had had for years? Or maybe a tiny little one that has come to mind lately? Post your questions here or drop […]

Screen Space 7: Design 101 (Four Basic Principles)

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 22nd, 2008

In Episode 7 of Screen Space: Design 101 (Four Basic Principles) Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about web, blog, and new media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. It is July 21, 2008, and this is Episode 7 Screen Space: Design 101 (Four Basic Principles). Today I’m giving special welcome for my listeners […]

 
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Screen Space 6: Color Design 101

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 14th, 2008

In Episode 6 of Screen Space: Color Design 101 [Transcript] Greetings and welcome to episode 6 of Screen Space: Color Design 101. It is Sunday July 6, 2008. For the United States Citizens in my audience (which may be my whole audience, if not let me knew), Happy belated 4th of July. The 4th was […]

 
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Screen Space 6 is finally coming!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on July 14th, 2008

I am uploading Screen Space episode 6 as I write this. I was delayed further as I had FTP problem when trying to last upload it. Now I am at home, my cable is working, and my ftp is working. Check your iTunes or feeds shortly!

Screen Space 5: Web Writing 101

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 22nd, 2008

Hello, it is June 22, 2008 and welcome to episode 5 of Screen Space. Today’s topic is web writing 101—the very basics of writing text for the web. I am your host, Dr. Jennifer L. Bowie. I am assistant professor at Georgia State University, where I teach in areas related to this podcast such as […]

 
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Screen Space 4: Sound in Web Design; an Interview with Brian Snead

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 15th, 2008

In Episode 4 of Screen Space: Sound in Web Design; an Interview with Brian Snead Greetings and welcome to episode 4 of Screen Space. Screen Space is a podcast for everyday people with websites, blogs, and other new media who want to learn more about making these more usable, accessible, effective, and efficient. I, Dr. […]

 
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Screen Space 3: Starting with a Strong Homepage

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 22nd, 2008

Transcript of Episode 3 Screen Space: Starting with a Strong Homepage In episode 3 of Screen Space: Starting with a Strong Homepage Hello and welcome to Episode 3 of Screen Space: Starting with a Strong Homepage. Screen Space is a web design podcast for all of you out there with websites, blogs, and other new […]

 
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Screen Space Episode 2: Five things to avoid on your websites

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 19th, 2008

Today’s topic is the opposite of last episode’s. Instead of five easy things to do to make your websites stronger, today I am going to talk about five things to avoid. Each of these design mistakes is fairly easy to avoid and in many cases actually making these mistakes takes more time and effort than not doing it. By avoiding these five mistakes your websites and new media will be more usable, accessible, effective, and efficient.

 
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Delay of Screen Space #2

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on April 14th, 2008

Due to illness, I am delaying the release of Screen Space Episode 2. The episode will be released later this week. The topic is five things to avoid on your website-–and most of these are easier to avoid then to do. So, the episode should even save you time. Any guesses on what the five […]