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MDIA 3201 - Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

This course is a continuation of the CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) concepts learned in the prerequisite courses and begins with a review of the basic concepts and benefits of using CSS and then moves into more complex topics. You will design three different page layouts using element positioning, use CSS styled images, build data tables, and create print style sheets for your pages. Page designs will include vertical, horizontal, and multi-level CSS menus that include CSS3 features. Practical CSS techniques, such as best practices, code organization, commenting, shorthand, and accessibility, will be explored.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 or equivalent.

Credits

2.0

Cost

$426.95 - $434.96 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 34583

Tue Oct 22 - Tue Nov 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 22 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

Cost

$434.96

Notes

  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.

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

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Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 72931

Tue Jan 07 - Tue Feb 11 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Feb 11 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$426.95

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. MDIA 1205 and 2205 MUST be completed before registering into MDIA 3201.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 72932

Tue Feb 18 - Tue Mar 24 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 18 - Mar 24 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$426.95

Notes

  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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain why CSS should be used to style HTML documents.
  • Describe the differences between fixed, liquid, and elastic layouts.
  • Design CSS-based layouts (without tables).
  • Demonstrate element placement using CSS positioning properties.
  • Construct vertical, horizontal, and multi-level CSS-based navigation menus.
  • Create CSS styled main and secondary menus that use generic link styles for page content.
  • Employ the “current effect” technique to highlight navigation using CSS.
  • Create print style sheets.
  • Integrate CSS3 features including border-radius, box-shadow, and opacity settings.
  • Apply CSS best practices including semantic markup, commenting, shorthand, and accessibility considerations.

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