Hands-on training in web publishing using a markup language such as HTML, XHTML or XML and a stylesheet language such as CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) or XSL (eXtensible Stylesheet Language). Students will create a simple website and upload it to a web server. Techniques for creating web presentations compliant with current World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards and viewable by most web browsers will be stressed. Topics include formatting text, organizing a website, integrating images, linking to external files, linking to email and FTP sites, principles of good web design, lists, tables, frames, imagemaps, forms, stylesheets, and the cascade mechanism.
Recommended Preparation: Basic computer skills (ability to use Internet, word process documents, manage electronic files)
3 UNITS : 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory