Web Design

This course will focus on website planning, basic design, layout, and construction. Other topics include evaluation of websites, image editing, and animation. Students will learn basic HTML structure and formatting and use the Adobe Web Design Premium software suite including Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, and Flash.

Credits: 0.5 (per semester)
Estimated Completion Time: 1 semester/9-18 weeks

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Missouri Learning Standards

Unit 1: The History Of The Internet

  • 1.1 Define terms related to Web projects.
  • 1.2 Use Web-based resources (e.g., tutorials, Webquests, on-line resources, free download sites).
  • 1.3 Discuss E-commerce concepts as they relate to Web-based projects.
  • 1.4 Differentiate among platforms and browsers in relationship to the Web.
  • 1.5 Explain how resolution affects Web page creation.
  • 1.6 Identify careers/self-employment and certification opportunities in Web design and production.
  • 1.7 Exhibit leadership skills through a student organization (e.g., FBLA, PBL).

Unit 2: Html Coding

  • 2.1 Define Web page design principles and elements.
  • 2.2 Evaluate Web sites based on design elements and principles (e.g., alignment, color, navigation, user feedback).
  • 2.3 Determine the purpose of the Web site.
  • 2.4 Identify the target audience.
  • 2.5 Select and develop content for site (e.g., research techniques, interview of client).
  • 2.6 Plan an organized layout.
  • 2.7 Select an appropriate navigational structure.
  • 2.8 Use Web-safe colors and fonts.
  • 5.1 Use Web authoring software to create Web pages.
  • 5.2 Identify and apply HTML tags and attributes for basic Web page design (e.g., title, metadata, table, link).

Unit 3: Dreamweaver

  • 2.1 Define Web page design principles and elements.
  • 2.2 Evaluate Web sites based on design elements and principles (e.g., alignment, color, navigation, user feedback).
  • 2.3 Determine the purpose of the Web site.
  • 2.4 Identify the target audience.
  • 2.5 Select and develop content for site (e.g., research techniques, interview of client).
  • 2.6 Plan an organized layout.
  • 2.7 Select an appropriate navigational structure.
  • 2.8 Use Web-safe colors and fonts.
  • 5.1 Use Web authoring software to create Web pages.
  • 5.2 Identify and apply HTML tags and attributes for basic Web page design (e.g., title, metadata, table, link).

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