The Computer Science Academy of Westhill

Course Description: Web Design

Web Design

courseWeb Design

Prerequisites: -
Languages: Javascript

Course Description

This course will help the student plan and develop well-designed web sites that combine effective use of graphics and color. The student will learn techniques that let users easily and quickly access information. Web sites will be built from scratch and redesigned using methods that will make using HTML and Dreamweaver web content more interesting, accessible, and visually attractive.

Importance of Web Design


  • HTML Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Web Page Design
  • Evaluation

  • Daily Assignments
  • Tests and Quizzes
  • Mid-Term Exam
  • Final Exam
  • Content of Course

  • HTML
    1. Introduction to HTML
    2. Creating and editing a web page
    3. Creating web pages with links, images, and formatted text
    4. Creating tables in a web site
    5. Creating an image map
  • Adobe Photoshop
    1. Editing a Photoshop image
    2. Using selection tools
    3. Using layers
    4. Drawing and painting with color
    5. Enhancing and repairing photos
  • Adobe Dreamweaver 8

  • Introduction to web development and Dreamweaver Creating a Dreamweaver web page and local site Adding web pages, links, and images Tables and page layout Page layout and frames

  • Adobe Flash
    1. Introduction to Flash
    2. The Flash environment
    3. Drawing tools
    4. Animation
    5. Layers
  • Web Page Design
    1. Getting started and planning your web design
    2. Creating web pages
    3. Working with graphics
    4. Adding hyperlinks, tables, and multimedia
    5. Using color
    6. Getting your web site on the internet

    Class Logistics

  • Grading Procedure
    1. Daily assignments
    2. Tests and quizzes
    3. Participation
  • Behavior
    1. Demonstrate respect for fellow students, teachers, and staff
    2. Use appropriate language at all times
    3. Speak at appropriate times on relevant topics
    4. Display responsible and businesslike behavior
    5. No food, drinks, or gum allowed in computer room
    6. Keep workstation organized and clean
    7. Do not tamper with settings on computer
  • Participation
    1. Arrive in classroom on time
    2. Begin assigned work promptly
    3. Bring a note from parents when absent from school or class
    4. Use time wisely
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