The Presentation layer consists of technologies that organize and format data for display on a data communications device. Technologies that exist at this layer are the HyperText Markup Language (HTML), the eXtensible HyperTextMarkup Language (XHTML), the Macromedia eXtensible Markup Language (MXML), and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
In order to complete the requirements for the Presentation layer you must enroll in and complete the following course:
The following course meets the elective requirement for the Internet Authoring Journeyman's Certificate:
The Presentation layer subjects include: formatting text, inserting images, understanding color models, creating a consistent look and feel.
At the Presentation layer you will get hands-on experience using the technologies developed by the organizations that are responsible for creating and maintaining the standards which make Web page presentational functions operate with consistency across Web browsers and operating system platforms. Those organizations are:
One of the primary goals of the Internet Authoring program is to help scholars gain knowledge and know-how to get a good paying job in the field of Information Technology. Earning an industry certification will improve your chances of being viewed as a serious candidate for an IT position in a company whose looking for knowledgeable and motivated individuals to join their team. Along with the Foundation layer knowledge and know-how, the knowledge and know-how you gain from the Presentation layer will help you to pass several of the exams that will earn you one of Microsoft's MTA certifications, including exam 98-361 Software Development Fundamentals and exam 98-363 Web Development Fundamentals.
Click on the links below to learn more about IT certifications available from Microsoft.