Course Content and Outcome Guide for CAS 222 Effective Winter 2016
- Course Number:
- CAS 222
- Course Title:
- Intermediate Website Creation
- Credit Hours:
- Lecture Hours:
- Lecture/Lab Hours:
- Lab Hours:
- Special Fee:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon successful completion of this course, student will be able to:
1. Use advanced features of a website creation tool, such as Adobe Dreamweaver, to create dynamic personal and/or business websites following current professional and/or industry standards.
2. Incorporate advanced website creation practices into new and existing websites to create fully-functioning, interactive websites.
3. Provide constructive feedback to colleagues regarding the efficiency and accessibility of a website.
4. Make appropriate adjustments to website design and content in response to feedback.
5. Use critical thinking skills to address issues of accessibility and universal design.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Grading of this class will be based on completion of project(s) developed individually or as part of a team. May also include objective examinations or other assessment methods.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
· Plan a complete dynamic website including structure, content, style, search engine optimization, wireframe layout and a site map
· Use a website creation efficiency application, such as Dreamweaver
· Add local site search capability to a website
· Integrate a blog into a website and discuss different available blog tools
· Integrate social media and sharing tools into a website and discuss the pros and cons of different social media sites
· Manipulate existing images by creating image maps, changing image size, number of colors, file format or other techniques
· Incorporate video and animation into a web page
· Incorporate non-native content using iframes
· Locate useful code and other tools such as scripts, sound clips and software on the Internet
· Use advanced form features such as field validation, sending replies to email addresses and storing replies in an external file
· Examine website performance best practices and use tools to optimize websites.
· Use CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) in a website to create pull-down menus and alternate style sheet for mobile devices
· Query and display data from a database table stored on a server using XML (Extensible Markup Language) or PHP (PHP Hypertext Preprocessor)
· Discuss network, web server and client/server terminology as they relate to websites
· Discuss internet-related issues including security, legal concerns, accessibility, and universal design
· Publish, test and troubleshoot a website incorporating multiple technologies.
Incorporate advanced website creation elements into new and existing websites to create fully-functioning, interactive websites.
Use intermediate HTML and CSS coding skills to accurately calculate positioning of web page elements and assign values to properties and variables.
Provide constructive feedback to colleagues regarding the performance and accessibility of a website.
Make appropriate adjustments to website design and content in response to feedback.
Publish, test and troubleshoot a website incorporating multiple technologies.
Conduct a peer review of websites, provide feedback, and make modifications in response to feedback.
Examine website performance best practices and use tools to optimize websites.
Discuss internet related issues including security, legal concerns, accessibility, and universal design
Human RelationsHours: 20
Use critical thinking skills to address issues of accessibility and universal design.
Discuss internet related issues including security, legal concerns, accessibility, and universal design.