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MACA 1840 - Design for the Web 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: MACA 1820 

This class will provide intermediate training in adding interactivity to the web page and elevate the site building process. This course is structured to continue the foundation concepts achieved in MACA‑1820 ‑ Design for the Web 1. The students will practice intermediate design skills and content strategy skills to assess, design, and apply interactivity to pages and projects. This course will promote user‑centered design and explore the use of websites in business. Students will train using current industry trends with an emphasis on designing user interaction.

Billable Contact Hours: 6

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to generate work on a computer.

Objectives:

  1. Practice using networks and servers.
  2. Examine the basic operating system and items in the system folder.
  3. Output to various networks and formats.
  4. Practice using different storage options.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the student will create an intermediate design plan.

Objectives:

  1. Identify the site plan of an existing web site.
  2. Write and design a content strategy.
  3. Modify the content strategy to a web site plan.
  4. Write a site plan for a new web site.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the students will practice intermediate web coding.

Objectives:

  1. Identify intermediate web code.
  2. Read intermediate web code.
  3. Modify intermediate web code.
  4. Use the tools needed to create and modify text in an electronic web page document.
  5. Use the tools needed to place and modify graphics in an electronic web page document.
  6. Demonstrate file management.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, the student will create a design comp and follow workflow steps to create an intermediate web site based on current industry trends.

Objectives:

  1. Navigate through an electronic web document.
  2. Change application defaults that affect documents created in a computer application.
  3. Demonstrate how a web site plan can be used to create an intermediate web site.
  4. Deliver web products on a network.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, the student will employ professional work habits.

Objectives:

  1. Follow written and verbal instructions.
  2. Adhere to deadlines and participate in presentations and critique.
  3. Test projects, practice file management, upload files to a server, and prepare projects properly for presentation.
  4. Recognize professional work habits.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Project 1. Create new intermediate HTML document using a text editor.

  1. Text, graphics, naming, file management, compressing/saving/exporting graphics for HTML.
  2. Student will identify, read, modify and write intermediate web documents.
  3. Use proper semantic techniques.
  4. Demonstrate professional work habits

Project 2. Create new intermediate CSS document using a text editor.

  1. Link, style and arrange the content in the HTML text doc.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 3. Add intermediate techniques to create user interactivity.

  1. Use proper semantic markup that supports SEO.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 4. Create an intermediate web site plan based on content strategy.

  1. Mid-term project utilizing all skills learned.

Project 5. Design an intermediate web site using a text editor and image editing software.

  1. Improve production, planning, and refine workflow.
  2. Use professional problem solving techniques.
  3. Demonstrate professional work habits.

Project 6. Create a working intermediate web site and deliver on a network.

  1. Final project utilizing all skills learned.

Primary Faculty
Crumb, Michael
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Thero, Laura
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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