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School of COMPUTER SCIENCE

COSI 101 Create a Website

Students will create a website learning five common HTML elements and introduce themselves to CSS.

Course Description

Prof Dan has the following tips for new code kiddies:

  • Block off a good amount of time just to learn
  • Create an optional free Codecademy.com account if you want to save your progress across multiple sessions as many COSI classes use Codecadamy.com

Prof Dan has the following comments about the syllabus: "Web pages are created using HTML and CSS. What do these languages do? HTML is used to establish a page's structure. It also lets us add text, links and images. CSS is used to control the design and layout of the page. (Codecademy.com)'

Prof Dan's final exam involves creating a website and emailing the link to Prof Dan at dan [@] choustore [.] com. If it is a good learning example, Prof Dan will post it as a student example on this course page for others to see.

Prof Dan presents the following qualifications for this course: "I've coded for over a decade and know a vast vareity of free online resources for beginners."

Students will be graded on the following criteria: take the Codecademy class and complete it's step-by-step lessons. The more lessons you take, the higher your grade.

Course Completion
60%
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Grade
F
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C
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A

Course Materials

Reading List

What is HTML Anyway Video. By HowcastTechGadgets

Introduction to Web Design. By MediaCollege.com

Homework

Create a Website Excercises. By Codecademy.com

 

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