Introduction to Website Creation
This class introduces students to key web concepts and skills for creating and maintaining websites. The course is intended for students with no or minimal computer training.
Topics covered in this course include, but are not limited to:
- Introduction to the Web
- HyperText Markup Language (HTML)
- Cascading StyleSheets (CSS)
- Design principles
- Multimedia foundations
- Client-side programming
- Dynamic content
- Website organization and maintenance
Content will be delivered via a combination of lectures, labs, reference sliders and interactive exercises.
- Understand and describe how the web works, as it pertains to website building, linking, hosting, data storage, and data transfer
- Assess the accessibility and usability of a website from a set of general principles and be able to differentiate between web development and conventions commonly observed on the web
- Judge and apply the techniques needed to optimize a website in order to improve its visibility to search engines (i.e. Search Engine Optimization)
- Be more interested in current web development trends and technologies required to maintain larger, more complex websites
No textbook required.
Time & Location:
Monday / Wednesday / Friday: 11:35am - 12:25pm
Studley LSC Room C236
Instructor: Gabriella Mosquera