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DAR 256 - Web Design I

4 Credits, 5 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 2 lab periods

Introduction to the theory, survey, and practice of designing and developing beginning website and application interfaces and experiences. Includes building dynamic websites; and standards, protocols, tools and techniques for developing a variety of web-based technologies.

Prerequisite(s): DAR 221  or concurrent enrollment.
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Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Design and create dynamic websites
  2. Build website content with text, images, links, media, and forms
  3. Write Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) code employing internal, external, and inline concepts
  4. Adhere to the standards of a professional work environment. 

Performance Objectives:
I.        Introduction to Building Websites 

A.     Finding the right type of web hosting 

B.     Purchasing a domain name 

C.     Setting domain name server information 

II.       Creating Dynamic Websites

A.     Setting up CMS on a server 

B.     Selecting a theme 

C.     Customizing themes 

III.      Creating an E-commerce Website

A.     Developing the project brief

B.     Creating wireframes

C.     Developing personas

IV.      HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

A.     Tags 

B.     Divisions (DIV’s) 

C.     Formatting

V.       Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) 

A.     Internal 

B.     External 

C.     Inline

VI.     Web Standards

A.     Use web conventions

B.     Creating well-formed code

C.         Testing projects for errors

Effective Term:
Fall 2022