Intro To Web Design II – it237 (3 credits)
This course focuses on the creation of robust, well-formatted, esthetically pleasing, text-based Web pages. Students create Web pages using Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and discussion centers on how to publish completed pages and advertise those pages on the Web.
Web Site Publication
- Identify the process to publish a Web site.
- Search for and identify a Web site hosting company and its hosting plans.
- Identify the importance of professional standards in Web development.
- Explain how “meta” data can promote a Web site.
Introduction to HTML and XHTML
- Identify basic HTML tags and attributes.
- Compare basic XHTML tags and attributes to DHTML and HTML.
- Explain the importance of viewing and testing markup code in various Web browsers.
- Develop HTML code that displays content in a Web browser.
Exploring Graphic Elements and Images
- Identify the two types of lists and how they differ.
- Explain how you would enhance the design of a page using rules (lines) and images.
- Integrate graphic elements into a Web page.
Presenting Content Layout Using CSS
- Describe properties of a CSS box for layout.
- Use the <div> tag to format sections of a document.
- Use CSS boxes for layout.
- Describe the three types of CSS styles.
- Apply embedded styles to control various attributes of a Web page and its content.
- Demonstrate how you would use one CSS technique or tags to enhance the look of content in a Web browser.
- Describe how styles are applied for formatting Web content.
Web Site Development
- Explain the importance of file organization for a Web site.
- Demonstrate how you would use an external CSS to enhance the look of content in a Web browser.
- Apply external CSS to control various attributes of a Web page and its content.
Adding Functionality With Forms
- Identify purposes for using forms in a Web site.
- Create a basic Web form.
- E-mail form data using the “mailto” attribute in a form tag.
Creating Navigational Links
- Create a basic Web form.
- Identify the difference between absolute and relative links.
- Create internal, external, and anchor hyperlinks in a Web page.
- Create image and e-mail links in a Web page.
Web Site Maintenance
- Complete your Web site.
- Identify the need to maintain and redesign a Web site.
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