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MMC 225 - Content Management Systems


Credits: 3
3 Skills Lab Hours

Description
This course is designed to teach content management systems (CMS) for the publication of web content to web sites. Topics include individual user accounts, administration menus, RSS feeds, customizable layout, flexible account privileges, logging in, blogging systems, creating online forums and modules.  Students register and maintain individual user accounts and create content for a business website or an interactive community website.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Install and configure a content management system.
  2. Create pages and posts in a content management system.
  3. Find and use plugins.
  4. Identify widget installation process. 
  5. Assemble themes for use in content management systems.
  6. Utilize content management systems for creating interactive web content.
Listed Topics
  1. Installing content management systems
  2. Getting around content management systems
  3. Configure your site
  4. HTML/CSS template
  5. Images and themes
  6. Plugins and widget
  7. Exporting content management systems to other platforms
Reference Materials
Instructor-approved textbook and materials.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 2/14/2020


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