Instructor: Dr. Kevin W. Tharp
Course Description: Production and distribution of content to the World Wide Web (WWW). Consideration given to importance, types and purposes, advantages and disadvantages, production and distribution workflow, planning, use of various media elements and technologies for web production and distribution.
At the conclusion of this course, the learner will be able to:
1. Describe the impact of the World Wide Web (WWW) as an important information medium and critique future information medium innovations.
2. Differentiate the types and purposes of websites and consider appropriate use based on pre-determined mission, purpose or goals.
3. Comprehend the advantages and limitations of production and distribution and formulate solutions to address limitations.
4. Deconstruct and reconstruct the collaboration and workflow elements needed to successfully produce and distribute content on the WWW.
5. Summarize the importance of and apply a systematic model for planning a website.
6. Understand and demonstrate proper use of type and graphics in web production.
7. Investigate and apply technologies for production and distribution of websites.
8. Investigate and apply various multimedia and interactivity elements and applications for the WWW.
9. Produce, test, distribute and evaluate a website based on a predetermined plan.
10. Consider and apply emerging web and digital media production and distribution technologies
Text: Felke-Mossir, Terry (2012)Web Development and Design Foundations with HTML5, 6th Edition Boston, MA: Addison-Wesley.
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