Writing Center Group Project
Final Report and Rationale
Each individual in the group will complete a final report. This assignment
provides you with an opportunity to demonstrate the research, reading,
and thinking you have done over the course of this term by describing
your strategies for identifying and designing for the particular web design
issues that arose during the development process. Any connections you
can make between the reading or earlier assignments and this project will
be helpful in determining your final grade.
In this project report, you will describe the history of you project,
from its inception to the final version you present to the class. As you
write this report, you should look back at your project proposal and see
how your final project compares to what you originally imagined it to
be. You should include a discussion of the changes that you made along
the way and why this occurred.
What you will include in the report:
Project Description- Briefly explain the project you undertook and
outline its features. This is also the place to include a brief history
of your projects development.
& Intentions- Describe why you chose to develop the site as
you did: What were your groups main objectives in developing this
project? While what is written here may be similar to the information
you provided in your proposal, it's often the case that your reasons
change and grow as you work your way through a project: now that you
have completed your project, are there any changes in your reasons and
Please list and justify your major design decisions as they relate to
Why did you choose the overall structure you did for your site? What
factors did you consider as you chose the particular hierarchical structure
and categories you used?
did you choose the specific visual components you did? Consider issues
of layout, color, images, buttons, backgrounds, and typefaces.
Challenges- What kind of challenges did your group face as you developed
this project and how did you deal with them? How did these problems
compare to those you anticipated before you began?
What were some of the strategies your group used to make this project
a success? Although various group members may have played different
roles, do you feel everyone contribute equally to your project? If you
had to give advice to my next class of students regarding their groups,
what would you say and why?
Based on both the development process and the final product, what grade
do you think you deserve for this project and why?
last thoughts or general conclusions you would like to share concerning
the project as a whole? What would you do differently next time? What
would you have liked to have known more about as you were working?