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Course Content and Outcome Guide for CAS 206

Course Number:
CAS 206
Course Title:
Principles of HTML
Credit Hours:
4
Lecture Hours:
30
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
30
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Introduces HTML using an HTML editor. Includes web terminology, HTML5, uploading pages to a server (FTP), site management, links, lists, tables, forms, working with web graphics, accessibility, and introduction to stylesheets (CSS). Includes creating a multipage website using these technologies. Prerequisites/concurrent: CAS 110. Recommended: CAS 133 or equivalent file management and word processing experience; placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

 Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:

  1. Use knowledge of HTML code and an HTML editor to create personal and/or business websites following current professional and/or industry standards.
  2. Use critical thinking skills to design and create websites.
  3. Use a stand-alone FTP program to upload files to a web server.
  4. Be prepared to pursue future courses in website development and design.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Grading of this class will be based on completion of project(s) developed individually or as part of a team.

Assessments may include:

  • Completion of a multi-page web site
  • Tests or quizzes

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Themes", Concepts, Issues
 

  • Web Site, X/HTML and server terminology
  • X/HTML tag and basic CSS usage
  • Using an HTML editor
  • Planning and completing a web site


Competencies", Skills
 

  • File and folder management
  • Introduction to the Internet and the WWW
  • Web design concepts (planning/storyboarding, navigation bars, using folders)
  • Web site structure (DOCTYPE, html, etc.)
  • Structure of X/HTML tags
  • Coding standards
  • Links
  • Lists
  • Tables
  • Using a stand-alone FTP program
  • Relative and absolute links
  • Deprecated tags and frames
  • Validation
  • Types of images (JPG, GIF. PNG)
  • Image maps
  • Inserting media (audio and video) in web pages
  • Basic CSS
  • Meta tags and SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
  • Using a search engine to find information
  • Create and publish a multi-page web site using these technologies

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 15

Outcomes:

  1. Create a web site that incorporates many X/HTML features, using a non-WYSIWYG HTML editor
  2. Publish (upload) a web site to a server using a stand-alone FTP program
  3. Utilize X/HTML and XML

Communication
Hours: 20

Outcomes: 

  1. Create a web site that incorporates many X/HTML features, using a non-WYSIWYG HTML editor
  2. Publish (upload) a web site to a server using a stand-alone FTP program
  3. Utilize X/HTML and XML

Human Relations
Hours: 15

Outcomes:

  1. Create a web site that incorporates many X/HTML features, using a non-WYSIWYG HTML editor
  2. Publish (upload) a web site to a server using a stand-alone FTP program
  3. Utilize X/HTML and XML

Activities:

In campus classes, working in groups to develop skill in working with colleagues. In online classes, working cooperatively via bulletin boards or other shared media. Communication with the┬┐instructor to develop skill in working with supervisors.