Learn how to publish your work online with an understanding of code, third party hosting, and more.
This course is a handson introduction to the most popular technologies, tools and processes for publishing content to the Web. It’s also an overview of the most important design and development trends, especially for news and information websites. No prior experience creating Web content is needed, but the class is fastpaced and rigorous. Throughout the semester, you’ll encounter a range of technical concepts and techniques. By the of the course, you’ll create your own site and know how to use foundational technologies to establish an effective Web presence.
Possess the proficiency and confidence to apply Web publishing skills and techniques, including Web hosting, using various programs such as text editors and ftp clients, as well as basic programming languages such as HTML and CSS.
Understand the characteristics of the Web as a mass communication medium, and basic conceptual, practical and ethical aspects of online communications.
Analyze online resources for information gathering, and evaluate online communications with respect to credibility, reliability, usability, and other qualities.