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Principles of Web Development and Introduction to HTML


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

This course is designed to start your journey in web development and design, no matter how little experience or technical knowledge you currently have. There is so much to explore on the web and if you are the typical internet user, you probably visit several websites every day, whether for business, entertainment or education. But have you ever wondered how these websites actually work? How are they built? How do browsers, computers, and mobile devices interact with the web? What skills are necessary to build a website?

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn about Web Development
  • Learn about Website Development Life Cycle
  • Define HTML and HTML5
  • Be able to read and write in HTML5 documents

Course Content

Week 1: Principles of Web Development

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Course Overview
  • Introduction to the module
  • What are the different types of web development?
  • Principle of Web Development
  • Different common coding languages
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Website Development Life Cycle

6 Videos | 1 Activity

6 Videos

  • Overview
  • What are the Purpose, Main Goals, and Target Audience of your website?
  • How to do Page Layouts, Review, and Approval Cycle and How to create Content Writing and Assembly?
  • How to build a website (Actual coding)
  • How to test, review and launch?
  • How to Maintain a website?Defining HTML and HTML5

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3:Defining HTML and HTML5

5 Videos | 1 Activity

5 Videos

  • Overview
  • Why should you use HTML5 rather than HTML?
  • What is the difference between HTML5 and HTML in web designing?
  • What is the difference between HTML5 and HTML in web structuring?
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Read and write in HTML5 documents

8 Videos | 1 Activity

8 Videos

  • Overview
  • What are the basic structures you should know in creating a HTML5 document?
  • What are the other TOP features of HTML5?
  • How does HTML5 interact with local files?
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-WD001
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free