Graphic Design / Interactive Design / Fine & Applied Arts / Parkland College

GDS 220 Graphic Design for the Web
Homework Assignments

Instructor: Paul Young


To learn about web design through textbook reading and other assignments. To become independent lifelong learners.


Using discussion forums, students will work in teams to check each other's reading comprehension of the required textbook:

Your weekly discussion post must also include a link to your Blog which should be updated every week.

Note: This is a peer-reviewed assignment. The quality of the work you do will be graded by your classmates.

  1. Login to your Cobra Learning account every week via or
  2. Select "CONTENT," then select the assignment for the week and follow the instructions
  3. Post your completed assignment by Thursday (spelling, grammar and clarity of thought count!)
  4. Read and respond to at least 6 of your classmates by Saturday (respond to your team members first, then respond to posts that have the least number of responses)
  5. While responding to your classmates' posts, score their homework assignment by assigning one to five stars to their posts based on the grading rubric below
Grading Rubric 

All components completed

Most components completed Some components missing

Excellent content and clarity of thought (with no spelling/grammar errors)

5 Stars 4 Stars 3 Stars

Good content and clarity of thought (and/or some spelling/grammar errors)

4 Stars 3 Stars 2 Stars

Poor content (and/or many spelling/grammar errors)

3 Stars 2 Stars 1 Star

Your initial post is due Thursday at 11:30pm every week. You must also respond to your teammates' posts by the following Saturday at 11:30pm.

Note: Homework assignments are graded pass/fail. Full credit will be given each week only if both parts of the assignment are completed on time.

Last updated: 8/7/17 ■ Webmaster: Paul Young