Creating Web Documents

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If you are unwilling or unable to take responsibility for your actions in this course, please drop it.

If you continue in this course, you are bound by and take the consequences of all the course requirements and rules: Syllabus, Ethics, Due Diligence, Turning in Assignments, Grading, and On-Time Policy.

Overview of this Course

The purpose of this course is to give you skill and knowledge as a beginning creator of World Wide Web documents. You will leave from this course with the ability to create simple Web documents that conform to standards, exhibit Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) features, and convey a message. You'll learn how to define a Web document type, validate a Web document, and use basic elements such as paragraphs, lists, images, hyperlinks, and tables.

You will also learn to access Internet/Web reference information, services, and software online so that you can gain more knowledge or resources when you require it.

With these skills, you should be able to create basic Web documents for other courses, your job, or your personal enjoyment. Also, with this appreciation for the makeup of Web documents, you'll be more prepared for Web content development.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will

  1. Perform simple Web document production tasks accurately using real-world tools under real-world constraints and pressure (including deadlines) employing problem-solving, communication, and project-management skills.
  2. Learn the structure of an HTML file
  3. Understand the basic HTML elements
  4. Validate an HTML document
  5. Learn the HTML table element
  6. Gain an appreciation of how a set of Web documents convey a message (a portfolio)
  7. Know how to access online reference information
  8. Develop an appreciation for how HTML fits into related technologies

Please note that this course is limited in its coverage and scope due to its nature as a one-credit, introductory, undergraduate course open to persons in all majors with no pre-requisites.

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