Web Content Management

Course Number: CAS 181
Transcript Title: Web Content Management
Created: April 3, 2015
Updated: July 16, 2019
Total Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 10
Lecture / Lab Hours: 40
Lab Hours: 0
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Repeats available for credit: 0


RD 90 or equivalent placement test scores


Course Description

Covers the process of planning and managing a website project through all the different stages: requirements, design, implementation, deployment and maintenance. Reviews maintaining, controlling, changing and reassembling the content on a web-page. Prerequisites: RD 90 or equivalent placement test scores. Recommended: CAS 206. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Use web content management (WCM) to create personal and/or business websites following current professional and/or industry standards.
  2. Use critical thinking skills to manage website content.
  3. Employ/utilize productive communication skills for team management and group participation.
  4. Maintain updated schedule of tasks.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Assessments may include: objective tests or quizzes, scored assignments, projects, class discussion participation and/or journal reflections

Course Activities and Design

The determination of teaching strategies used in the delivery of outcomes is generally left to the discretion of the instructor. Here are some strategies that you might consider when designing your course: lecture, small group/forum discussion, flipped classroom, dyads, oral presentation, role play, simulation scenarios, group projects, service learning projects, hands-on lab, peer review/workshops, cooperative learning (jigsaw, fishbowl), inquiry based instruction, differentiated instruction (learning centers), graphic organizers, etc.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Primary topics include:

  • web site planning
  • communication with team members-design and development
  • design documentation
  • risk management
  • audience analysis
  • test plans
  • estimating cost and size
  • schedule management
  • management of documents, movies, pictures, phone numbers, and scientific data