WWW100 - Webmaster Content I

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Subject Title
Webmaster Content I

Subject Description
In this intensive subject students learn to use the latest technologies to build modern, leading websites. Special focus is placed on modern development practices using HTML5 & CSS3.

Credit Status
1 Credit towards WebMaster Certificate.

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

1. Build advanced HTML5 websites using modern techniques and best practices.
2. Style websites using CSS3.
3. Understand the basic principles and accepted structures of webdesign.
4. Validate, debug, and fine-tune HTML5.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Students should have a strong computer aptitude, including experience using Windows and Internet technologies and demonstrated proficiency in English.  Due to the intensive nature of this course students can expect extensive additional work that will have to be done outside of course hours. 

Topic Outline

  • Intro to HTML
  • History of browsers
  • Universal HTML Template
  • HTML syntax
  • Structural elements
  • Content Formatting using Cascading Style Sheets
  • Links
  • Images
  • Tables
  • Meta tags
  • HTML Comments
  • Accessibility issues and usable web pages
  • Layout using Cascading style sheets
  • Validating HTML and Cascading Style Sheets

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer, reinforced by assigned readings and assignments between classes. 

Prescribed Texts
HTML and CSS Visual Quickstart Guide 8th. Ed.
(Pearson Education)  

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Since this is a professional credit subject, marking standards reinforce professional practice by demanding legible, tidy work.  Written materials should be well organized and grammatically correct, with proper spelling and punctuation.  Computer assignments should be documented to the instructor's standards.  Late assignments are penalized.  For particulars, please obtain standards, dates, etc., from your instructor. 
While attendance and participation in class discussions are not formally a part of this evaluation schedule, you should be aware that absenteeism will almost guarantee your inability to achieve satisfactory grades.  Details of assignment requirements may be explained in class.  There is no formal provision for make-up tests to replace tests that you miss. 

To attain a passing grade for this subject, students must obtain a mark of 50% or higher. 

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

Assignments  100%

Approved by: Sharon Estok