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Information Technology 202

ITEC 202: Web Technologies for End Users

Prerequisites: ITEC 100

Credit Hours: (3)

A study of the technologies used on the World Wide Web to produce static and dynamic web pages. The course is targeted at non-IT professionals who none-the-less may have significant roles in the design, development, content, or implementation of web sites.

 

Detailed Description of Content of Course

This course is designed to provide non-IT professionals with a study of the technologies used on the World Wide Web to produce static and dynamic web pages. HTML is the foundation technology examined with a subsequent overview of information technologies that extend the usefulness of HTML such as HTML editors, web site management and authoring software, scripting languages, XML, and server side programs. Also examined are basic web site design principles and the underlying network protocols used by the world wide web as well as the security issues associated with web sites.

 

Detailed Description of the Conduct of the Course

The course is delivered in a lecture/discussion format with demonstration of concepts and applications using multi-media and computer equipment. Out-of-class work by students will include development of web pages as well as research and analysis of current topics . No programming background is assumed.

 

Goals and Objectives of the Course

After completing this course, each student will be able to:

  • explain basic web site design principles
  • construct simple web pages using HTML
  • construct web pages using an HTML editor
  • construct and manage web sites using web site management and authoring software
  • explain the purpose of client-side and server side scripting technologies
  • write simple client and server side scripts
  • explain the usefulness of more complex scripts
  • explain how XML extends the usefulness of HTML
  • answer basic questions about the tcp/ip protocol
  • explain the purpose of DNS and DHCP
  • explain the key concepts behind packet filtering, fire walls, secure transactions, key certificates, and encryption.

 

Assessment Measures

Assessment of the student’s success will be base on the instructor’s selected combination of quizzes, examinations, homework projects, papers, and class presentations.

 

Other Course Information

None

 

Review and Approval

Date Action Approval
March 2006 Update Robert Phillips, Acting Chair