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.
MDIA 1205 or equivalent.
Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.
Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks
|Jan 04 - Mar 22||Online|
TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2021
MDIA 2205 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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