Introduction: History of the Internet. Web browsers.
Introduction to HTML: HTML tags, tables, forms.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS).
Graphics for the Web: jpeg, gif, png. File size, image compression, colour palettes, screen resolution, colour matching, transparency
Website Design: Menu organisation. Web work flow: wire frames, mock-up creation, HTML markup. Page layout: page length, use of colour, common page elements, fonts, font size.
INTRODUCTION TO WEB PROGRAMMING
27 Contact hours consisting of:
13 hours Lectures
14 hours Workshops
Only available to students on programmes owned by The School of Engineering and Digital Arts
Method of assessment
100% Coursework consisting of:
80% Website Design Project
1) Have a clear understanding of the principles and terminology of the Internet and the World Wide Web;
2) Produce basic Web pages that integrate text and graphics using standard web editing tools;