Web Design

Prerequisite:  Computer Applications

Credit:            1 term or 1/2 credit


This course will introduce students to designing, creating, editing, and maintaining web pages that are easy to use and visually appealing. The use of images, forms, tables, templates, layers, and behaviors will be covered. Image editing software (Photoshop) will be used to format images for use in web pages. This course will combine projects and common assignments.

Essential Learnings

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Evaluate characteristics of an exemplary web presence.
  • Demonstrate proper ethical guidelines according to copyright and privacy rights.
  • Create and maintain an effective method of page organization and management.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of the building blocks of web pages – HTML.
  • Design subpages from a standard template, insert tables, add navigations buttons and page footers to a personal website.
  • Define Cascading Style Sheets, (CSS) to format Web pages.
  • Create image maps and forms to make your site more interactive. Insert Java applets and web optimized graphics.
  • Learn marketing strategies to maximize site visits.
  • Create highly interactive, expressive web applications using Adobe Flex.