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. 

This undergraduate-level course is 9 weeks. This course is available to take individually or as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

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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