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The Need For Effective Visual Communication: How Website Design Can Further The Success Of The Cal Poly Women’S Lacrosse Team, Bonnie J. Burtis Jun 2010

The Need For Effective Visual Communication: How Website Design Can Further The Success Of The Cal Poly Women’S Lacrosse Team, Bonnie J. Burtis

Journalism

This paper argues that an efficient and successfully built website is crucial to the future success of college sports websites. By focusing on the Cal Poly Women’s Lacrosse team and its website, visual communication research gives insight into what works and what does not. The fundamental and design elements examined include: text elements, site navigation, accessible links, presence of news, communication and graphics (visual design). These are the elements that promote success and efficiency. Compared to other websites built and maintained by teams in the women’s lacrosse league, Cal Poly’s lacks foundational website material. General website research ...


Cubesat Developers' Workshop 2010, Tracy Owens, Ryan Race Jun 2010

Cubesat Developers' Workshop 2010, Tracy Owens, Ryan Race

Communication Studies

This project is the narrative component of the 7th Annual CubeSat Developers' Workshop 2010 planning process. It reviews the steps and team dynamics over the seven months spent coordinating the conference for the Aerospace Department. It was the first time that students from the Communcation Studies Department were brought in to help with the event, and the gap between the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Engineering was bridged.


"The Only Band That Matters": An Analysis Of The Relationship Between Punk Rock And Culture, Dillon Ferdinandi Jun 2010

"The Only Band That Matters": An Analysis Of The Relationship Between Punk Rock And Culture, Dillon Ferdinandi

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


Effects Of The Emo Music Genre, Vincent Piccone Mazzaferro Jun 2010

Effects Of The Emo Music Genre, Vincent Piccone Mazzaferro

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


The Rhetorical Subversion Of Populism: Palinism In The 2008 Election, Allison Margaret Kearney Jun 2010

The Rhetorical Subversion Of Populism: Palinism In The 2008 Election, Allison Margaret Kearney

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


New England Patriots Vs The Carolina Panthers At The Super Boob?: A Deeper Look At The Media Surrounding Janet Jackson And Justin Timberlake's Wardrobe Malfunction At The 2004 Super Bowl, Philip Michael Ortez Mar 2010

New England Patriots Vs The Carolina Panthers At The Super Boob?: A Deeper Look At The Media Surrounding Janet Jackson And Justin Timberlake's Wardrobe Malfunction At The 2004 Super Bowl, Philip Michael Ortez

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


Wall-E'S Rhetoric: An Ecological Sermon From A Strange Preacher, Jennifer A. English Mar 2010

Wall-E'S Rhetoric: An Ecological Sermon From A Strange Preacher, Jennifer A. English

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.


Image Restoration In Major League Baseball: An Analysis Of Apologia Strategies During The Steroid Era, Shareef C. Stratton Mar 2010

Image Restoration In Major League Baseball: An Analysis Of Apologia Strategies During The Steroid Era, Shareef C. Stratton

Communication Studies

No abstract provided.