Feb 20, 2020  
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2019 - 2020 Cowley College Academic Catalog

CWB1837 WEB DESIGN (DREAMWEAVER) COURSE PROCEDURE


CWB1837 WEB DESIGN (DREAMWEAVER)

3 Credit Hours

Student Level:

This course is open to students on the college level in either the freshman or sophomore year.

Catalog Description:

CWB 1837 - Web Design (Dreamweaver) (3 hr.)

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of Web page authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of how to plan, design, create, modify, and publish a Web site. Students will create their own Web site throughout the course of the semester.

Course Classification:

Lecture

Prerequisites:

Grade of C or better in Digital Imaging (Photoshop) (CGA2030) or Instructor approval

Controlling Purpose:

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of Web page authoring using Adobe Dreamweaver. Emphasis is on developing an understanding of how to plan, design, create, modify, and publish a Web site. Students will create their own Web site throughout the course of the semester.

Learner Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to do the following:

  1. Design a functional website using Adobe Dreamweaver
  2. Appropriately utilize text, images, links, and positioning objects with cascading style sheets
  3. Utilize HTML tables to organize tabular data
  4. Manage a Web server and files
  5. Use styles and style sheets for page design and layout
  6. Utilize web forms to collect data

Unit Outcomes for Criterion Based Evaluation:

The following outline defines the minimum core content not including the final examination period.  Instructors may add other material as time allows.

UNIT 1:  Dreamweaver Essentials

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of Dreamweaver interface

  • Utilize the Dreamweaver workspace
  • Use the Document Window
  • Use the Property Inspector
  • Manipulate Panels and Groups
  • Find and utilize coding tools

UNIT 2:  Building a Website

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate the ability to create a simple website based on client needs

  • Translate client requirements
  • Modify page properties
  • Set font formats and links
  • Add content containers and attributes
  • Position page elements with CSS

UNIT 3:  Working with Images

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate the ability to create web designs utilizing raster images

  • Prototype and design a web page using background images
  • Insert and edit images
  • Float images into position
  • Create structured layout with images

UNIT 4:  Styling

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate the ability to utilize cascading stylesheets to style a web page

  • Style a page header
  • Style a navigation sidebar
  • Style navigation elements
  • Style structured data
  • Build and style an interactive form

UNIT 5:  Moving from Prototype to Production

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate the ability to move a site into its final, published form

  • Put a style sheet into production
  • Build out a site using templates
  • Add content using Library items
  • Publish and update a Dreamweaver site

UNIT 6:  HTML and Responsive Design

Outcomes: Upon completion of this unit, the students will be able to demonstrate the ability to utilize cascading stylesheets to style a web page

  • Utilize responsive design through the use of media queries
  • Utilize jQuery and Bootstrap
  • Insert HTML5 video
  • Utilize CSS3 animation

Projects Required:

Final website capstone project

Intermediate exercises demonstrating growing competency

Textbook:

Contact Bookstore for current textbook.

Materials/Equipment Required:

Access to production lab or a personal computer with the required software and appropriate external digital storage device for saving files.

Attendance Policy: 

Students should adhere to the attendance policy outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Grading Policy:

The grading policy will be outlined by the instructor in the course syllabus.

Maximum class size:

Based on classroom occupancy.

Course Time Frame:

The U.S. Department of Education, Higher Learning Commission and the Kansas Board of Regents define credit hour and have specific regulations that the college must follow when developing, teaching and assessing the educational aspects of the college.  A credit hour is an amount of work represented in intended learning outcomes and verified by evidence of student achievement that is an institutionally-established equivalency that reasonably approximates not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and a minimum of two hours of out-of-class student work for approximately fifteen weeks for one semester hour of credit or an equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time.  The number of semester hours of credit allowed for each distance education or blended hybrid courses shall be assigned by the college based on the amount of time needed to achieve the same course outcomes in a purely face-to-face format.

Refer to the following policies:

402.00 Academic Code of Conduct

263.00 Student Appeal of Course Grades

403.00 Student Code of Conduct

Disability Services Program: 

Cowley College, in recognition of state and federal laws, will accommodate a student with a documented disability.  If a student has a disability which may impact work in this class which requires accommodations, contact the Disability Services Coordinator.