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Susan Horowitz
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  • Honolulu, HI
  • United States
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Custom WordPress Layouts with Short Code and Widgets with John LeBlanc at UHM Sakamaki C104

October 21, 2014 from 6pm to 9pm
Sometimes WordPress Themes don't provide enough flexibility. Sometimes themes try to do too much, adding complexity to the Dashboard and difficulty migrating to a new theme later. We'll explore custom layouts using shortcodes, embeds, and custom widget areas to bring your self-hosted WordPress site to life. Familiarity with the WordPress dashboard, an understanding of self-hosted WordPress architecture, and the fundamentals of web publishing. John LeBlanc is an independent WordPress specialist…See More
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Responsive Design with Frameworks with Mike King at UHM Sakamaki C104

October 12, 2014 from 9am to 4pm
Responsive design requires us to rethink how we look at web design to accommodate the expansive landscape of devices along with their new forms of interaction. Modern day CSS frameworks have streamlined the responsive design workflow and development process by encompassing industry standards to save in development time and ensure your websites scale properly across devices. This one-day course covers the basic principles of responsive design (fluid grids, flexible images, and media queries),…See More
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Responsive Web Design with David Hogue at UHM Sakamaki C104

August 23, 2014 from 9am to 4pm
This one-day seminar covers how to apply the principles of good interaction design across a wide range of devices and it prepares students to create interaction designs that work seamlessly across different screen sizes. Discussion includes content layout and scaling, how to select break points, and effective responsive design patterns in the context of a hands-on project. Familiarity with common design programs is preferred; coding skills are not required, but front-end developers are welcome…See More
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Psychology for User Experience with David Hogue at UHM Krauss 12

August 22, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
It has become common for us to complain about a design by saying it has "bad UX", but what does that really mean? If we dislike the graphics, colors, icons, or typography we identify the design weaknesses, and we will call out grammar and spelling errors and poor content, but "bad UX" oftens means we are vaguely dissatisfied with how something works or makes us feel. Designing for people means that we need to understand how they feel (emotions), what drives them (motivation), and how they think…See More
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Digital Designer, Educator, Other
Pacific New Media
Areas of Interest (Robotics, Software Architecture, Green Energy, Web 2.0, etc.):
digital media, web design, photography, film/video production, mobile programming, social media, ....
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At 4:08pm on January 28, 2009, Blaine Fergerstrom said…
Hi Susan, I concur with Daniel: Joe Philipson is a PHENOMENAL photographer! Aloha -- Blaine
At 2:50pm on December 17, 2008, Daniel Leuck said…
Aloha Susan. It was a pleasure meeting you and hearing about Pacific New Media. The photographer I mentioned is Joe Philipson. He does great work.
At 5:41pm on November 25, 2008, Mika Leuck said…
E komo mai Susan! The FAQ is a good place to learn about the site. You may want to join some of the interest groups such as Digital Designers.

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