Course Content and Outcomes Guides (CCOG)

Course Content and Outcomes Guide for CAS 206 Effective Summer 2019

Course Number:
CAS 206
Course Title:
Principles of HTML and CSS
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, video, iframes, working with graphics, and accessibility. Introduces stylesheets (CSS) and responsive (mobile) web design. Covers the creation of multipage websites using these technologies. Recommended: CAS 133 or equivalent file management and word processing experience, and placement into RD 115 and WR 115. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

 Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Use knowledge of HTML and CSS 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.

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, HTML and server terminology
  • 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 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. Use knowledge of HTML and CSS 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.

Complete calculations involving:

  • screen resolution,
  • the hex numbering system for colors,
  • determining percentage width for tables and table cells,
  • determining the length and width of an image.
  • In AP Divs complete calculations measuring placement on the screen in terms of pixels.
  • In HTML, complete calculations in CSS and Behaviors, assigning values to properties and variables. 

Communication
Hours: 20

Outcomes: 

  1. Use knowledge of HTML and CSS 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.

  • Students will communicate ideas and business topics through written content on a web page.
  • Students will learn about and practice communication on the Internet through the use of e-mail, discussion boards and/or blogs.

Human Relations
Hours: 15

Outcomes:

  1. Use knowledge of HTML and CSS 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.

In campus classes, working in groups to develop skill in working with colleagues and the instructor.

In online classes, working cooperatively via bulletin boards or other shared media. 

In all courses, communication with and respond to the instructor to develop skill in working with supervisors.