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Mindie Zoe Holbrooks
ITA 340
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Web Publishing

Introduction to markup languages and publishing web content. Students gain understanding of HTML coding and extensions, image manipulation, information architecture, and web site publishing. Other topics include: the Web Accessibility Initiative, survey of Graphical User Interface (GUI) HTML editors, online privacy and security, and eXtensible Markup Language (XML).

Class description

"Basic training" course for folks without technical background in markup (HTML, XHTML), UNIX, etc. You'll build a 5-page website, evaluate technologies and technical resources, learn to parse some jargon, and navigate the often turbulent waters of the Web.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Readings, tutorials, lab activities, streaming media presentations.

Recommended preparation

Set aside some time each week to dedicate to the materials and assignments. Identify your own preferred learning style, and be prepared to ask for additional information if you need information presented in a different manner than already incorporated into the course. Accept that everyone has questions: Be ready and willing to ask yours when you have them!

Class assignments and grading

Varies. The goal of every assignment is to allow you, the student, to acquire necessary information or skills and to put them to use in a meaningful way that will help you complete your Final Project.

This is a Credit/No Credit course. Satisfactory completion of all assignments/labs/projects is required. Unsatisfactory work must be made satisfactory. Students who complete the required work get credit for the course.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Mindie Zoe Holbrooks
Date: 03/06/2006