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Intro To Web Design II

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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. 

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Duration: 9 weeks

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    Adding Functionality With Forms

    • Explain the purposes and benefits of JavaScript in a Web site.
    • 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.

    Using Styles

    • Describe how styles are applied for formatting Web content.
    • 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.

    Exploring Graphic Elements and Images

    • Explain how you would enhance the design of a page using rules (lines) and images.
    • Integrate graphic elements into a Web page.
    • Identify the two types of lists and how they differ.

    Web Site Development

    • 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.
    • Explain the importance of file organization for a Web site.

    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.

    Presenting Content Layout Using CSS

    • Use the <div> tag to format sections of a document.
    • Use CSS boxes for layout.
    • Describe properties of a CSS box for layout.

    Web Site Maintenance

    • Complete your Web site.
    • Identify the need to maintain and redesign a Web site.

    Web Site Publication

    • Identify the importance of professional standards in Web development.
    • Explain how “meta” data can promote a Web site.
    • Identify the process to publish a Web site.
    • Search for and identify a Web site hosting company and its hosting plans.

    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.
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