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MDIA 4305 - XML in Web Publishing

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This is an introduction to using XML (Extensible Markup Language) to enhance Web page design and for e-commerce applications. Topics include the structuring of an XML document, transforming an XML document into XHTML using XSL (Extensible StyleSheet Language) and XPath, creating a DTD (Document Type Definition) and an XML Schema to define the elements and attributes which are valid in a XML document. The course also introduces using XML in a Web publishing environment.

Prerequisite(s)

MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$632.15 - $644.16 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 32777

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Nov 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Mary Anne Conforti

Course Outline

Cost

$644.16

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.

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Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 46328

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Mar 23 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Mar 23 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$632.15

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.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and use syntax appropriate to well-formed XML files
  • Correctly employ XSL StyleSheets and XPath to transform an XML file into XHTML for display on a web page
  • Use routines such as sorting, filters, iterations, conditional statements, and templates appropriate to XSL StyleSheets
  • Construct a DTD, and validate an XML document against the DTD
  • Construct a Schema, and validate an XML document against the Schema
  • Use an XML editor

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

MDIA 4305 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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