ITEC 112 - Foundations of Web Development

This course introduces Web Page Development. It covers HTML and XHTML code, standards and validation. Use of design elements (colour, images) and multimedia are discussed. The student will examine the multitude of browsers, standards and requirements for web surfers everywhere and will produce a final web page that can satisfy most (or all) browser types. In the second half of the course Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are used extensively, while XML and JavaScript are both touched on briefly. Students will also explore current issues and the future of Web Development.


Credits: 3


Hours: 45 (Lecture Hours: 30, Laboratory Hours: 15)


Total Weeks: 15




Non-Course Prerequisites:




Course Content:
- Develop a Web Page (HTML)
- Develop a Web Site (Hypertext Linking)
- Create Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Special Effects using CSS
- Create Web Page Tables
- Create Web Page Forms
- Use Multimedia
- Design a Web Frames Site
- Work with XHTML
- JavaScript Basics


Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
- Describe the basic functionality of HTML and XHTML
- Code a basic web page using a basic text editor
- Program lists, tables, client side image maps, frames, embedded objects, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
- Evaluate web pages using various validation tools and services
- Use basic techniques to improve web page readability and functionality
- Discuss the future of Web Development
- Explore and discuss current issues in Web Development


Grading System: Letters


Passing Grade: D (50%)


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.