Course Abstract Details

CIS-137, Introduction to Web Develop.Technologies

Credits: 3

Course Description

CIS-137, Introduction to Web Development Technologies, introduces the student to the languages and tools used to develop interactive Web sites that effectively communicate ideas, concepts and information. The course focuses on Web site development by utilizing Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and JavaScript. Students will receive hands-on experience in a variety of Web technologies and coding languages to develop fully functional sites. Prerequisite: exemption/completion of READ-091. Two hours lecture and two hours of lab each week. Three credits. Three billable hours.

Course Objectives and Grading Information

MAJOR COURSE OBJECTIVES:  Upon completing this course the student should be able to: 

1. Use HTML, XHTML and CSS to create web pages. (GE4, PG2) 

2. Complete several websites using an industry leading software packages such as Adobe Dreamweaver, Microsoft Expression Web or Microsoft Visual Studio. (GE4, PG5) 

3. Demonstrate how to use CSS to professionally layout web pages. (GE1, GE5, PG4) 

4. Demonstrate how to use CSS and/or JavaScript to create menu navigation systems. (GE1, PG4) 

5. Demonstrate how to incorporate video, audio, Flash animation, and Java applets, into web pages. (GE1, PG4) 

6. Develop web pages that use a scripting language such as JavaScript to interact with the user. (GE2, PG2) 

7. Explain how to obtain and manage a domain name and webhosting service. (PG5) 

8. Explain how to optimize web pages for various search engines. (GE1, PG5) 

Learning Goals

The abbreviations in parentheses represent Learning Goals which have been identified for this course and program of study:

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