Web Design with HTML

Course Number: CAS 206
Transcript Title: Web Design with HTML
Created: May 1, 2014
Updated: August 13, 2019
Total Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 30
Lecture / Lab Hours: 0
Lab Hours: 30
Satisfies Cultural Literacy requirement: No
Satisfies General Education requirement: No
Grading options: A-F (default), P-NP, audit
Repeats available for credit: 0


WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores

Course Description

Introduces Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) using HTML5 standards. Presents the foundation for future web design course work and career opportunities: hand coding of basic HTML; links, lists, tables, and forms; web graphics and colors; accessibility; best practices; and an introduction to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Includes creating a multi-page website and uploading the site using File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores; CAS 133. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes

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

  1. Use knowledge of HTML scripting and text editor to create personal and/or business websites following current professional standards and industry best practices.
  2. Use critical thinking skills to design and create websites.
  3. Apply internal cascading styles to control the appearance of a website.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Grading of this class will be based on completion of project(s) developed individually or as part of a team. Assessments may include completion of multi-page web site exercises, final project, tests or quizzes.

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)

Design and develop web pages, demonstrating skill with HTML elements:

  • Apply HTML coding that complies with current HTML5 industry standards.
  • Organize web page content using block and inline elements to organize the content and convey the meaning of the text.
  • Use anchor and href attributes to create internal and external links.
  • Distinguish among the different image formats; select and modify images that add value and interest to the site.
  • Create tables using table definition elements and cell/column span attributes.
  • Apply the form element and required attributes to create a simple form.
  • Include content and styling to create web pages that are accessible.

Develop and apply internal styles to control the appearance of text, colors, and backgrounds on a web page, using Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) syntax.