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Web Site Management

Course NumberCST 216
Credits3
Lab Hours0
Lecture Hours45
Course DescriptionPrerequisites: CST 110 or CIS 160 or CPS 160, and ART 171 or equivalent experience. Explores the design and management of web sites using a variety of software applications. Uses hands-on experiences to create advanced web pages including hyperlinks, lists, tables, frames, forms, graphics, and special effects. (45-0)


Outcomes and Objectives

Create and manage web site.
Objectives:
  1. Use a software package (Dreamweaver or Frontpage) to create a web site.
  2. Manage multiple HTML files and graphic files for use in a web site using a hierarchical file organization structure.
  3. Incorporate design elements in a web site that: promote ease of use and accessibility.
  4. Perform transfer of files (using FTP) to and from a web server.
  5. Manage multiple files of a web site.
  6. Maintain proper version control of web site files.

Create individual basic web pages using a web page editor.
Objectives:
  1. Create, edit, open, and close a new web page file using a web page editor.
  2. Perform web page text formatting of a single web page including fonts, headings, styles, and lists.

Design a web site considering differences in platforms, browsers, and standards.
Objectives:
  1. Review the appearance of different web sites on both the Macintosh and PC platforms.
  2. Review the appearance of different web sites on the Microsoft Explorer, Netscape, and other browsers.
  3. Design and implement a web site with a consistent "look and feel".
  4. Define attributes of web site that allows easy navigation.
  5. Reference available information sources for current HTML and web standards.

Access and modify the HTML code for a web page.
Objectives:
  1. View the HTML code that will produce a web page.
  2. Determine the sections of HTML code that represent the different elements of the web page.
  3. Modify existing HTML codes when necessary to create a specific web page design or to tailor code generated by web page editor.

Create and incorporate graphics and color in a web page.
Objectives:
  1. Select the appropriate file format (gif, jpeg, png) for an image that will be used on a web page.
  2. Create and modify images for use on a web page using appropriate software packages.
  3. Insert and place graphic images within a web page.
  4. Manage web page background and foreground color.
  5. Utilize web-safe colors for common appearances across platforms and browsers.
  6. Insert image maps into a web page.

Use tables on a web page.
Objectives:
  1. Add a table to a web page to display data and for page layout.
  2. Adjust the number of rows, columns, and general size of the table.
  3. Modify the table border, cell padding and cell spacing for the table.
  4. Include row and column spanning as appropriate.

Use forms on a web page.
Objectives:
  1. Design web page forms for a given data-entry problem.
  2. Add a form to a web page using a web page editor.
  3. Incorporate an appropriate action to process the form.
  4. Add and modify text fields on a form.
  5. Add a list to a form.
  6. Add the correct selection field (check box or radio button) to the form.

Use actions on web pages.
Objectives:
  1. Create mouse rollovers to enhance the web page design.
  2. Create head actions that enhance the web page design.

Use web pages that incorporate frames when appropriate.
Objectives:
  1. Create a frame set for a web page.
  2. Modify web page links so that the pages will open in the appropriate frame or open outside of the frame set.

Use cascading style sheets on a web page and throughout a web site.
Objectives:
  1. Create cascading style sheets for web site and web page design and layout.
  2. Determine the platform and browser differences for specific cascading style sheets.

Consider social ethical concerns related to web page design and content.
Objectives:
  1. Define issues related to user accessibility of web pages.
  2. Include design features in web pages for to maximize accessibility for diverse users including users with disabilities.
  3. Define general copyright rules related to using web-based material.




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