TCN708 - Web Design and Prototyping

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Subject Title
Web Design and Prototyping

Subject Description
Writers must be able to navigate and edit content on the web to help ensure accuracy and usability of content. In this course, students examine web development and design principles. Students are taught web languages, structural markup, and how to build frameworks to create effective web pages. This course covers topics including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, XML, APIs and explores web-based hosting services, the use of markdown, and Wikis. Students take a hands-on approach to web page design and develop prototypes of their professional portfolio web sites.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Recognize information architecture as the foundation of web design and its use in creating interactive user experiences.
2. Use programming languages and structural markup to create styled and interactive web pages.
3. Describe the Document Object Model (DOM) to author properly structured HTML documents.
4. Distinguish among different source-code repositories and version control systems to collaborate and share files.
5. Design a professional web site using web design and user experience (UX) best practices.
6. Develop instructions for using a web Application Programming Interface (API) in software and hardware environments.

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