IT 3132 – Web Software

Course Description

This course provides a survey of advanced web software tools used in the development and deployment of web-based systems.  The course includes the use of web authoring, animation, and graphical tools.

Prerequisites

A ‘C’ or better in IT 1230 Web Technologies or IT 1430 Web Page Development and junior standing

Course Outcomes

On completion of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify, describe, select and use web software tools for developing a website with multimedia content.
  2. Identify challenges in the design, implementation, delivery, and support of major web-based applications.
  3. Assess and recommend solutions that meet an organization’s web-based information requirements.
  4. Identify and explain issues that affect international use of information technology.
  5. Recognize and describe the challenges (technical, managerial and organizational) of change management.
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of new technologies and evaluate their use for an organization’s information delivery strategy.
  7. Contribute appropriately to collaborative project assignments and case analysis.
  8. Recognize the importance of effective oral and written communication skills.

Rationale for Inclusion

Commercial web applications frequently utilize advanced tools that support the rapid development and deployment of web-based systems.  A knowledge and use of these tools provides the IT professional with the skills to become immediately productive.  The course contributes to the following program outcomes:

  1. Identify and define the requirements that must be satisfied to address the problems or opportunities faced by an organization;
  2. Identify and analyze user needs to design effective and usable IT-based solutions and integrate them into the user environment;
  3. Identify, evaluate and use current and emerging technologies and assess their applicability to address individual and organizational needs;
  4. Work effectively in project teams to develop and/or implement IT-based solutions;
  5. Communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, user and peers, both orally and in writing;
  6. Demonstrate independent critical thinking and problem solving skills;
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of technology on individuals, organizations and society, including ethical, legal and policy issues;
  8. Demonstrate an understanding of the need for continued learning throughout their career.
Department of Information Technology • P.O. Box 8150 • Statesboro, Georgia 30460 • (912) 478-4848