Mt. San Jacinto College Computer Information Systems

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Course Description

An extensive course on the newest techniques utilized in HyperText Markup Language (HTML) Web authoring. Students are introduced to the basic skills necessary to create a Web page, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the use of HTML editors, and an examination of emerging technologies like the eXtensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML).

Course Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to do the following:

  • Compare and Contrast HTML to XHTML
  • Compare and Contrast text-based HTML editors to GUI-based HTML editors.
  • Examine basic HTML markup and contrast markup languages to programming languages.
  • Compose Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and compare the methods of applying styles for page structure versus using HTML tables.
  • Evaluate methods used to enhance an HTML-based Web page.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Provided a list of HTML and CSS requirements a Web page must have, by the end of this course student will be able to successfully develop a Web page that meets the stated requirements.
  • Provided the URL of an FTP server, by the end of this course student will be able to publish files to the specified FTP server.
  • Provided a Web server URL and a folder hierarchy diagram displaying the location on the Web server of an HTML document including its file name, by the end of this course student will be able to type the correct Web address in a Web browser to successfully locate the specified file.
  • Given the name of an HTML element that requires formatting and formatting specifications, by the end of this course student will be able to successfully write the appropriate CSS rule in an external style sheet to match the specification.
  • Provided the location and filename of an external style sheet, by the end of this course student will be able to correctly write a link statement which uses correct syntax to correctly identify the location and filename of the external style sheet.
  • Provided a list of HTML elements, by the end of this course student will be able to correctly identify which element to use when creating an unordered list.