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CIT 125 - Web Development

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: Basic skills using a personal computer and operating system; high school Algebra.

This course focuses on developing skills necessary to design, create, and enhance Web pages for personal and business use. Students will acquire hands-on experience in creating and publishing Web pages that include text, hyperlinks, images, tables, frames, forms, sound, and video. Topics include: Cascading Style Sheets, JavaScript, XML, Graphics and other web media, and Web site development using a web authoring tool.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Describe the evolution of the Internet and the World Wide Web and outline the client/server model.
  2. Explain Internet protocols, URLs, and domain names.
  3. Employ markup tags to create Web pages containing text, lists, hyperlinks, images, tables, forms and frames.
  4. Create and use Cascading Style Sheets in writing example Web pages.
  5. Create and use basic JavaScript to illustrate web page interactivity.
  6. Describe server-side technologies such as CGI, and ASP which are used to develop web page interactivity.
  7. Describe the different types of available web media used to create Web pages and write example Web pages using available web media.
  8. Explain and put into action recommended guidelines for web site design, organization and development in the creation of a web site.
  9. Use a web authoring tool to create web pages and develop a web site.
  10. Create and use XML to create simple XML documents.
Listed Topics
  1. Network overview and the client/server model
  2. Internet history and ethical use of information
  3. Internet standards, protocols, URLs and domain names
  4. Basic markup language tags
  5. Enhancing Web pages with color, images and text formatting
  6. Creating tables, frames and forms
  7. Creating Cascading Style Sheets
  8. Developing a web site using a WYSIWYG authoring tool
  9. Developing web page interactivity using JavaScript, CGI and ASP
  10. Introduction to XML
  11. Using a graphics editor
Reference Materials
To deliver the course, the following resources are necessary: a current and appropriate textbook; current and appropriate version of software; multimedia for lecture and demonstration; Internet access; and a CCAC Web server account for Web publishing. The same resources should be available across all campuses and centers.
Approved By: Johnson, Alex Date Approved: 05/18/2009

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