MM1123 Fundamentals of Web Page Scripting :: Art Institute

Course Overview

Synopsis

Complete Syllabus

Class Meetings Mondays
5:30-9:30pm
Session Spring 2013
Instructor Dawn Pedersen
Email [email protected]
Phone 916-320-1371

Course Description

Focused on the design of web pages, this course covers the fundamentals of encoding techniques and designing features for web pages. Students learn to construct a web page with dynamic media content.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify websites that demonstrate good layout and usability design techniques.
  • Compose basic HTML using a simple text editor.
  • Design, produce, and successfully upload a basic website.
  • Construct logical file and directory structures for a website.
  • Implement frames, tables and forms using HTML.
  • Apply principles of visual design to the layout of web pages.
  • Create a proposal and flow chart suitable for delivery to a potential client.
  • Apply time and resource management principles to the website production.
  • Prepare and use images as effective elements of web design and content.

Process for Evaluation

  • Participation and Work Ethic 10%
  • Assignments and Exercises 50%
  • Weekly Quizzes 10%
  • Mid-Term Project 10%
  • Final Project 15%

Required Text

Creating a Website: The Missing Manual, 3rd Ed. by Matthew MacDonald, O’Reilly Media, May 10, 2011, ISBN 978-1449301729

Course Outline & Assignments

IMPORTANT NOTE: Assignments not completed in class will be assigned as homework. This schedule may change based on class experience and instructor’s discretion.

Week Class Date Topic Assignment Summary File Name Points Due Date
1 04-01-13 Introduction Usability Analysis usability-analysis.doc 40 04-08-13
midnight
Week 1 Quiz/Survey Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 1 ch1-summary.doc 10
2 04-08-13 HTML Basics Your First Web Page first-web-page.zip 15 04-15-13
midnight
Wireframes wireframe.xxx 10
Site Map sitemap.xxx 5
Week 2 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 2 ch2-summary.doc 25
3 04-15-13 More HTML & CSS Practice HTML Site practice.zip 30 04-22-13
midnight
Week 3 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 5 ch5-summary.doc 30
4 04-22-13 Web Color Color Project color-project.zip 30 04-29-13
midnight
Week 4 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 6 ch6-summary.doc 40
MIDTERM PROJECT midterm.zip 100
5 04-29-13 Web Graphics Web-Optimized Images images.zip 30 05-06-13
midnight
Week 5 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 7 ch7-summary.doc 25
6 05-06-13 CSS Layout Design Principles Critique Design Principles Critique.doc 15 05-13-13
midnight
CSS Layout css-layout.zip 15
Week 6 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 8 ch8-summary.doc 25
7 05-20-13 Dreamweaver Monkey Site monkeys.zip 40 05-20-13
midnight
Week 8 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
8 05-13-13 HTML Challenges HTML Challenges challenges.zip 30 06-03-13
midnight
Week 7 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Textbook Chap 9 ch9-summary.doc 25
9 05-27-13 HOLIDAY - Memorial Day
10 06-03-13 Tables & Forms Tables Practice tables.zip 50 06-10-13
9:30pm
Week 10 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
Form Practice forms.zip 50
11 06-10-13 Final Project Lab Week 11 Quiz Complete on eCompanion 10
FINAL PROJECT final.zip 150
Attendance * 10 Weeks 110
TOTAL POINTS 1000