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Web Design Technologies 2 MDIA 2205

Media Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course is a continuation of MDIA 1205 (Web Design Technologies 1), which begins with a review of the basic concepts of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and then moves into more complex topics. These techniques involve HTML5 functions for creating interactive online forms using input elements and related attributes. You will be provided with server-side script for form processing. This course introduces you to organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how search engines index, return, and rank results. Web analytics and sitemaps are also discussed. Activities include keyword research, choosing appropriate keywords, and preparing a web page optimized with the techniques covered. In depth coverage of CSS concepts and routines are detailed, including different types of page layouts, navigation menus, accessibility, semantic naming of CSS elements, contextual selectors, grouping selectors, pseudo-classes and elements, the float property and element positioning. You will create web page layouts with CSS styled vertical and horizontal navigation menus, general links as well CSS styled images, data tables, and print style sheets for your pages. Practical CSS techniques, such as best practices, code organization, commenting, shorthand, and accessibility, will be explored.

Prerequisite(s)

  • 50% in MDIA 1205 ( may be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$616.77 - $683.61 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 2205 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 43101

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 43101
  • Domestic fees $683.61
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Janice Wood

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$683.61

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. Materials will be posted every week and students are required to check the content posted and submit assignments weekly.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 2205 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 27807

Duration

Tue Apr 02 - Tue Jun 18 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 27807
  • Domestic fees $616.77
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 02 - Jun 18 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$616.77

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Please log into learn.bcit.ca using your BCIT student email and password on the first day of class. You will require access to the Adobe Creative Cloud in order to complete this course. Students who are currently registered in one or more BCIT Flexible Learning courses are eligible for a free Adobe Creative Cloud subscription from BCIT. Up to two weeks prior to their course start date (and not before), please visit kb.bcit.ca, select the Student Resources section, and search for “Adobe Creative Cloud”, then follow the instructions in the article found to claim your free subscription.
Status

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Construct a functioning, interactive web form using server-side actions.
  • Design a complete web page including content related to the form topic.
  • Demonstrate the use of form input elements and attributes.
  • Style both the web page and the form using CSS.
  • Describe what SEO is and how search engines work.
  • Describe the difference between organic and paid SEO.
  • Analyze the results of keyword research based on a keyword tool.
  • Create search engine compatible web pages using SEO techniques.
  • Employ CSS to enhance website design that includes CSS styled layouts, navigation and general links.
  • Demonstrate element placement using CSS positioning properties.
  • Construct vertical and horizontal CSS-based navigation menus.
  • Create print style sheets.
  • Apply CSS best practices including semantic markup, commenting, shorthand, and accessibility considerations.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021

Related Programs

Web Design Technologies 2 (MDIA 2205) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Web Technologies
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Web Technologies
    Certificate Part-time

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