Internet Site Development
Planning and designing sites based on customer requirements is an essential aspect of web development. This course covers the key aspects of planning and designing sites for users, ensuring that sites have gone through site functionality testing, and also explores the use of active content and multimedia in site development. This course is part of a series in the designing, developing, and hosting a web site path.
A range of in-training or established professionals in organizations and individuals needing to learn the principles of web site design and development. The audience may include web authors, webmasters, marketing and communications professionals, PR professionals, graphic designers, desktop designers, technical writers, and library scientists.
Students can have basic computing and word-processing skills, and familiarity with some web and design terminology.
Expected Duration (hours)
Lesson Objectives Internet Site Development
recognize how to plan the front-end and back-end elements of a web site
determine the most appropriate content policy in a given scenario
identify back-end web site design considerations
identify common page layout formats and the methods used to structure them
recognize the role played by color and font in effective web design
identify the optimal screen resolution for a web site
recognize how to perform a site functionality test
identify tools used in site functionality tests
devise a site development plan and a testing methodology
define active content
recognize the function of Adobe Flash in web site development
recognize alternatives to Adobe Flash for adding interactivity to a web site
recognize the function of browser plug-ins
recognize the function of browser viewers
distinguish between common text file formats
distinguish between common graphics, audio, and video file formats
select the appropriate multimedia file format in a given scenario