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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

$431.72

Spring/Summer 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2019 term.

CRN 57021

Tue May 21 - Tue Jun 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 21 - Jun 25 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

Cost

$431.72

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.

CRN 57020

Tue Apr 09 - Tue May 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - May 14 Online

Instructor

Janice Wood

Course Outline

Cost

$431.72

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, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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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.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

MDIA 3201 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Web Technologies
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Associate Certificate
  2. Web Technologies
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Certificate

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