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DMA 122 Introduction to Web Design
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lectures, 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F

Description: Create professional quality standards compliant websites using HTML5 and CSS3. Use WYSIWYG editors such as Adobe Dreamweaver CC, or comparable software, to create and modify websites. Students will create two professional quality websites: one using HTML5, CSS3, and Dreamweaver and another using a content management system such as WordPress. Prerequisite or corequisite: RDG100.

Prerequisites: RDG100

Corequisites: RDG100

Recommendations: Interest in web design and coding.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze the elements of website construction and management. (CSLO 2 & 3)
2. (Comprehension Level) Identify current copyright and security issues and discuss how it relates to web design. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
3. (Comprehension Level) Discuss browser capabilities. (CSLO 2 & 4)
4. (Comprehension Level) Describe domain name selection, registration, and web hosting. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate web promotion, meta tags, and search engine optimization. (CSLO 2,3 & 4)
6. (Analysis Level) Compare multiple websites using design principles and techniques including: ease of navigation, accessibility, and appropriate visual elements, graphics, and multimedia. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
7. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of correct file management protocols for effective website design. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
8. (Comprehension Level) Discuss HTML5, Internet, and web terminology and concepts necessary for professional web designers. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
9. (Comprehension Level) Identify and explain the basic web page structure and the HTML5 elements/tags. (CSLO 2 & 4)
11. (Synthesis Level) Create external cascading style sheets using CSS3 to enhance layouts and control content. (CSLO 2 & 4)
12. (Analysis Level) Organize web pages with CSS3, lists, and forms. (CSLO 2 & 4)
13. (Application Level) Demonstrate the use of web design tools, such as Java, JavaScript, and JQuery, within a web page. (CSLO 2 & 4)
14. (Application Level) Apply various multimedia tools to enhance user experience of websites. (CSLO 1, 2 & 4)
15. (Application Level) Deploy a web page using file transfer protocol (ftp). (CSLO 2 &3 )
16. (Synthesis Level) Use Adobe Dreamweaver or comparable software to build professional quality websites. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4 )
17. (Comprehension Level) Describe the Adobe Dreamweaver interface, or interface of comparable software, and explain how to customize the workspace for an efficient work environment. (CSLO 2 &3 )
18. (Application Level) Produce and modify page design elements using Adobe Illustrator CC and Photoshop CC. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4)
19. (Synthesis Level) Construct websites that are user-friendly, appeal to target audiences, and are easy to maintain using storyboards, cascading style sheets, market research, and limited levels. (CSLO 1,2,3 & 4)
20. (Synthesis Level) Build professional quality websites according to W3C standards. (CSLO 1,2,3 & 4)
21. (Synthesis Level) Build professional quality web sites using content management software (CMS) such as Wordpress or Drupal. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4 )
22. (Synthesis Level) Create, modify, and customize websites built within a CMS. (CSLO 2, 3 & 4 )
23. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain mobile design best practices, queries, and links. (CSLO 1, 2 & 3)
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