L4 & L5 (website analysis)

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Nov 15, 2013 (3 years and 8 months ago)

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Website Analysis

Fill in the table on the worksheet, analysing your given site for
accessibility features.


Website links are on
www.MrHallICT.com


The first page is analysis of the general design and content of
the site. The second page focuses on systems to help
accessibility.

LO:
Analyse
a range of existing websites, taking influence from
examples of good practice to incorporate into your own websites.




Interactive?


Dynamic?


Multimedia?


Accessible?


Aesthetically pleasing?


Professional?


Typography?

Coursework Criteria


Pass


Candidates comment on the features of a variety of different websites
and
explain
how they have provided ideas for their own websites. They outline
briefly
at least
two
different systems that have been used to aid website
accessibility.



Merit


Candidates comment on the features of a variety of different websites
and
explain clearly
which features they will consider using in their website.
They outline
clearly
at least
three
different systems that have been used to aid
website accessibility and
identify
at least
one
of these methods that they
intend to use in their own site
.



Distinction


Candidates
critically evaluate
a variety of websites,
identifying features that have provide them with ideas for their own website.
They
give reasons
for inclusion of such features in their website. They outline
in full
at least
four
different systems that have been used to aid website
accessibility and
identify
at least
one
of these methods that they intend to use
in their own site.

Design


Layout


cluttered?


Is the text and other elements appropriately spaced?


Is the colour scheme relevant to the topic?


Does the typography reflect the purpose of the website?


Content


Is the content well written?


How long are the sentences?


Are the images used appropriate and accessible?


Is the use of language accessible?



Structure


Is the navigation system global?


Is it easy to navigate around the site?


Is it easy identify
where
you are on the site?


Are all links operational?


Is there a site index/map?

Interactivity


What interactive features does the site offer?


How user
-
friendly are these features?


Are these features available to all users?

Examples may include: Geo
-
location services, forms, interactive
multimedia.

Tourism websites

Geographical divisions?



Earth

Continent

Country

County / State

City / Town

Borough / District

Locality / Village

Interesting Analysis…

One village

One capital city

One county

One town/city

One foreign country


HOWEVER


You should also analyse websites that are nothing to do with
tourism. E
-
commerce, promotional, fanzine, hobbyist?

Features to focus on for AO2..


Colour


Layout


Typography


Multimedia


Interactivity


Written content


Links


Navigation


AO2 Tasks

1.
Research at least five features of websites and analyse at
least three existing websites for each, looking for examples
of good and bad practice. Evaluate (using bullet points)
their positive and negative characteristics.

2.
Of these three websites, identify which features may be
useful for your website and which may not. Make notes as
you research to help you create your report.

Plenary


decode my sentences




Good navigation should be global and consistent.



HTML should be semantic.



Typography should be fit for audience and purpose.

Systems for accessibility


Language option


Colour scheme option


Site map/index


Semantic HTML


Responsive Design


Alternative content


Alt
-
tags and link
-
titles


AO2 Tasks

3. Research at least four systems for accessibility and analyse at
least one existing website for each, looking for examples of
good practice. Identify which you could use in your website.
Make notes as you research to help you create your report.

HOMEWORK!

4. Create a short report that explains at least five features that have
provided you with ideas for your website. For each:



Describe the feature, how it works and the effect it has on the
user.


G
ive at least three examples of good and bad practice on existing
websites


Explain why you think it should be included in your website


5. In your report explain in detail at least four systems for
accessibility in websites , using examples of existing websites.
Identify at least one of these methods that you will use in your
website.

MORE HOMEWORK!

Read through the chapter for AO3, and complete the following tasks for
this AO:



Website proposal


Action plan


Site plan