IT 1430 – Web Page Development
A 3 credit course that gives students a thorough introduction to the languages used to create web pages. Throughout it stresses the importance of well-structured design and good coding style. The course also introduces students to the principles of good human computer interface design, including design for people with disabilities. This course is part of the IT core required for all IT majors.
The course presumes a thorough familiarity with the basic productivity tools.
On completion of the course, students will be able to:
- Develop web pages using a mark-up language;
- Design web pages in accordance with good design principles, and using appropriate styles and formats;
- Apply W3C recommendations to ensure that web pages are ADA compliant;
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of standard object-oriented terminology, including the terms “object”, “class”, “attribute”, “method” and “inheritance”.
Rationale for Inclusion
The course contributes to the following student outcomes and ABET attributes:
1. Identify and define the requirements that must be satisfied to address user needs
2. Analyze user requirements to design IT-based solutions.
5. Use current computing technologies, skills, and/ or technologies.
(a) An ability to apply knowledge of computing and mathematics appropriate to the program’s student outcomes and to the discipline.
(c) An ability to design, implement, and evaluate a computer-based system, process, component, or program to meet desired needs.
(f) An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.
(i) An ability to use current techniques, skills, and tools necessary for computing practice.
(j) An ability to use and apply current technical concepts and practices in the core information technologies. [IT]
(k) An ability to identify and analyze user needs and take them into account in the selection, creation, evaluation and administration of computer-based systems. [IT]
(n) An ability to assist in the creation of an effective project plan. [IT]