CIS 112 -- Building a Web Page


James Q. Jacobs, Instructor.
Home phone: (8 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.)

Materials: You will need two 3.5" HD diskettes.
Textbooks:  HTML for the World Wide Web (Available in Campus Bookstore).
We will also use information available online.

Course Objectives.  Students will be able to:
Understand Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).
Create World Wide Web pages using HTML editors and text editors.
Create and use frames to display multiple web pages.
Insert forms, graphics, sound and video links and javascripts in web pages.

Course Outline, Meeting Times and Schedule:

Classes will be held Feb. 16 to April 6, from 12 to 3:30 p.m. in SMC Room 314. Each class will be a combination of lecture, hands-on tutorials and a lab session. You are expected to attend all class sessions. This is a hands-on class. If you have more than two unexcused absences you can be withdrawn from the course. Web page assignments are separately described.

Week 1 HTML editors. Starting a Web Page: Introduction to HTML.  Introduction to Dreamweaver. Creating Links and Tables.
Week 2 Adding Images. Setting Page Properties. Linking and Publishing Your Web Page. Dreamweaver features.
Week 3 First Web page due. Creating and Using Graphics. Formats for online graphics. Scanning images. Elements of Web design. Web page layout.
Week 4 Creating Frames. Understanding HTML. HTML versions. HTML reference. Special characters. Quiz One due.
Week 5 Second Web page due. FTP. Publishing with Dreamweaver. Multimedia. Animation. Video. Sound.
Week 6  Forms. JavaScript basics. Quiz Two due.
Week 7 Final Presentation of your Web site to the class. Starting a Web site. Style Sheets. Final test. Quiz Three due.

Grading: Quizzes 30%, Web Pages 50%, Final Test 20%.
You must complete all assignments to obtain a passing grade.
Grading scale is 90+ = A, 80+ = B, 70+ = C, 60+ = D.