CBTE 162: Web Page Creation : SYLLABUS

Fall 2017 - 12 Week Online Class Starting Aug 21st

Be sure to check the Schedule to see when work is assigned and when it is due.

Instructor: Claudia Faulk
Contact by email cfaulk@sdccd.edu

Course Description
This course provides a hands-on approach to learning the fundamental skills necessary to create effective web pages. Concepts covered include learning basic Hyper Text Mark-up Language (HTML & HTML5); use of basic Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to format web sites, adapting digital imagery for web use; basic concepts of interface design, and principles of web site file management. This course is for students from a variety of fields who need a basic knowledge of HTML.

Course Description
CRN 93554 is a 12 week online class, no physical attendance is required. Class begins on August 21st.

Our class days will be Tuesdays. I will send out lectures and you will have homework due.
For this class we will use BlackBoard, email, my website - www.claudiafaulkdesign.com - for demos, exercise information, videos, etc. - and the book listed below. You must have access to a computer to do your homework. Be sure to become familiar with all of them.

It is ultimately your responsibility to officially drop this class if that is your intent. Failure to do so may result in an "F" grade on your transcript.

It is the instructor's discretion to withdraw a student after the add/drop deadline (see the Withdrawal deadline below) due to excessive absences/lack of class participation.

Students', who remain enrolled in the class beyond the published withdrawal deadline, as stated in the class schedule, will receive an evaluative letter grade.

You May Use the ILC Lab for Resources/Minimal Help Fall Hours: Monday-Thursday 8AM - 7PM • Friday 8:00AM - 12PM

Course Objectives

  1. Plan an intranet or a Web site.
  2. Critique and edit Web pages.
  3. Design and create Web pages that include hypertext links.
  4. Add images and Multimedia elements such as video and audio to a Web page.
  5. Organize information on a Web page.
  6. Repurpose content from other media to web delivery.
  7. Use basic Cascading Style Sheets to format content.
  8. Implement basic design principles into user interface designs.
  9. Develop fundamental skills in file management and project organization.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)
Demonstrate an understanding of the major web design concepts by creating a simple web page using HTML that includes hyperlinks, multimedia objects, and cascading style sheets.
Measurement Method:
In the Final Project students will be able to apply basic concepts of HTML to develop, publish, and maintain professional looking websites.

Course Textbooks

Learning Web Design (4th Ed.)
by Jennifer Niederst Robbins
ISBN10: 1449319270 ISBN13: 9781449319274 O'Reilly Press


Students with disabilities, whether physical, learning, or psychological, who believe that they may need accommodations in this class, are encouraged to contact Disabled Students Programs & Services as soon as possible to ensure that such accommodations are implemented in a timely manner.
The appropriate accommodation will be determined by the Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) department. mailto:miradsps@sdccd.edu

Important Semester Dates

  • August 21 - First Day of the Online Class
  • August 28 - Deadline to drop class and receive refund
  • September 4 - Labor Day
  • September 5 - Deadline to drop with no "W" grade
  • October 6 - Withdrawal
  • November 9 - Last day of class

Instructor Contact

For the Online Class: Regular effective contact and interaction with the instructor will be maintained through weekly instructor-prepared electronic lectures and updates to the class website, weekly email announcements, active online discussion and question and answer forums, instructor feedback on student work, and through responding to student emails and/or other questions or postings in a timely manner. Online office hours, web conferencing or screen-sharing sessions will be scheduled as needed.

Students can reasonably expect to hear back from the instructor within 48 hours (excluding weekends and holidays) for most inquiries. If the instructor expects to be absent and unable to post materials and/or respond to email or discussion forums in excess of three or four days, she will notify the class and make other accommodations. If you have concerns about instructor contact or any other regard, please refer to the section on Students Rights in the MiraCosta College catalog.

Office Hours TBD - most likely held online.

Grading & Evaluations:
Your final grade will be based on your performance on exercises, projects and participation on Blackboard.

Total Possible Points = 500

  • Exercises [Weekly Homework]: 300 points (55%)
  • Project One: 100 points (20%)
  • Project Two: 125 points (25%)
  • Blackboard and Class Participation: Extra Credit (that extra nudge that helps)
    This includes asking questions and helping fellow students