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 Course Title:   Introduction to Web Page Design

 Title Abbreviation:   INTRO TO WEB PAGE DESIGN

 Department:    MIT

 Course #:    149

 Credits:    5

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    110801

 EPC:    524

 REV:    2013

 Course Description  

Introduction to the technologies and concepts associated with website design and development. Create and design websites using HTML5 and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3). Student websites will be published and critiqued.


Prerequisite: Strongly recommended: Computer literacy and file management skills.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 55

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Understand and use HTML5 to design and develop web pages.
  2. Understand and identify the components of web pages.
  3. Understand the phases of website design and development, and properly use HTML5 and CSS3 syntax.
  4. Design and author HTML5 files using text editors.
  5. Incorporate text, images, graphics, text formats, and document formatting into web pages.
  6. Use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3) to control the type specification and layout of web pages.
  7. Understand and use website design principles to develop a website with a specific purpose and target audience in mind.
  8. Test a website for cross-platform, cross-browser and multi-device usability.
  9. Compare pricing and service offered by different webhosting companies.
  10. Upload a website to a web server and understand the importance of maintaining a website.
  11. Analyze and critique student websites following basic design and usability principles.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

1. Information Literacy

Definition: Recognizing when information is needed and have the ability to locate, evaluate, and use effectively the needed information.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
1.5 Effectively integrate and use information ethically and legally to accomplish a specific purpose.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.
2.9 Apply and/or create problem-solving strategies to successfully adapt to unpredictable and/or changing environments.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.4 Produce academic and/or professional writing and integrate it into written and spoken projects.
3.7 Adapt communication to diverse audiences and media.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.4 Demonstrate effective communication across differences in human communities and cultures.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.3 Apply successful organizational strategies of planning, goal setting, prioritizing, resolving conflict, and managing time to specific goals and/or projects.

7. Aesthetics & Creativity

Definition: Interpreting human experience through engagement with creative processes and aesthetic principles.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
7.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the creative process.
7.2 Demonstrate knowledge of aesthetic principles.
7.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the role of arts and creative expression in societies.

10. Technology

Definition: Understanding the role of technology in society and using technology appropriately and effectively.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
10.3 Use technology appropriate to the context and task to effectively retrieve and manage information, solve problems, and facilitate communication.

Course Contents

  1. HTML5.
  2. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3).
  3. Responsive Web Design (RWD).
  4. Website Design Principles and Usability.
  5. Webhosting.
  6. Website Testing.
  7. Website Maintenance.