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Summer 2019

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CIS113 - Web Publishing

Credits: 3

Catalog Description: Introduces the techniques, skills, and tools used to publish and manage a website. Develops the skills needed for publishing a simple web page and introduces HTML coding; builds on these authoring techniques and introduces other topics such as web design, web project management, and web maintenance; and acquires skills to build a maintainable web project. Prerequisite or Corequisite: CIS 102 or higher or ART 209.

Lecture: 3 hrs.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs):
Upon success completion of this course, based upon tests, projects, and class discussion and oral presentations, the student will be able to:

1.Identify a minimum of five key figures and three key events in the development of the Internet and the World Wide Web.
2.Successfully search for and gather specified/assigned information from the Internet.
3.Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Use basic Internet technologies, including telnet, FTP, electronic mail and conferencing, and the WWW.
4.Perform basic file and directory management tasks in the UNIX environment.
5.Demonstrate knowledge of digital imaging concepts, including file formats, resolution, color models, and compression methods.
6.Demonstrate a knowledge of Photoshop CS3 (or higher) for digital imaging editing including slicing up an image, and optimizing digital photos for the web.
7.Create graphic elements for the Web using both bitmap and vector-based software tools.
8.Create web pages, using valid HTML and basic principles of graphic and information design, and publish them on Genesee's server.
9.Demonstrate knowledge of the basic typography for the web and the use of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) for text formatting.
10.Incorporate basic interactivity into web pages, such as rollovers or embedded audio/video.*
11.Utilize the Windows and/or Macintosh operating environment for file management and application tasks.

* This course objective has been identified as a student learning outcome that must be formally assessed as part of the Comprehensive Assessment Plan of the college. All faculty teaching this course must collect the required data and submit the required analysis and documentation at the conclusion of the semester to the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.

Content Outline:

Basic Web Terminology

Ethics/privacy/copyright and other Web Technology issues

Operating System Commands

Authoring Tools


Slide Show

Page Design and Layout

Images, Sound, Video

Counters, tables, frames

HTML forms and forms processing

Java Script


Effective Term: Fall 2012