WWW109 - Webmaster Project

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Subject Title
Webmaster Project

Subject Description
Students work independently with their client, applying the skills taught throughout the program to build a professional, working website. Sites range in topic and function, and the real life implementation provides an opportunity to ease into the process of building a website under expert guidance. Sites selected are from a broad range of industries, and have a broad range of goals. Part of the student's objective is to research the industry, identify the site goals, and provide input into the development process.

Credit Status
1 Credit toward Webmaster Certificate.

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

1. Design and implement a working web site that meets client and instructor criteria.
2. Adapt their newly-learned design knowledge to the specific needs of their client.
3. Plan, organize and manage appointments/agendas for face-to-face and telephone meetings.
4. Monitor, anticipate, and respond effectively to client conflict and/or dissatisfaction.
5. Balance the client's design needs and preferences with responsive designs that work consistently well on all computing and mobile platforms.
6. Negotiate (and re-negotiate) their project's time-lines, deliverables and scope
7. Improve written and oral communication skills for business

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.


Topic Outline
Students work independently with their client, with instructor assistance as required. 

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


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 instructors. 

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: 

Major Project   100% 

Approved by: Sharon Estok