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Seminar: Web Page Design
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CAPP100L—Computer Applications: Web Page Design

Instructor:   W.A. Hume

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TEXTBOOK: Microsoft FrontPage 2000 Standard Edition

DESCRIPTION: Computer Applications 100L provides an introduction to Web page design and site management. The seminar analyzes the characteristics of Web page design, navigation structure, and introduces the typical features of current commercial software. Students will spend about half of the seminar time practicing with typical Web page design and site management software.

GRADING: Grades for 100L will be based on completion of lab assignments in class, in-class presentations, and a one-hour in-class final exam. A grade of F(n) may be assigned if you do not attend all of the class time.

Work Weight Grade Percentage
Homework/In-class Presentation 40% S (Satisfactory)  70 –100%
Lab Exercises 25% D (Marginal)  60 – 69%
Final Exam 35%   F(a) (Academic Failure)  below 60%



  • Plan and create a Web site, understanding file hierarchy and the necessity of organization.

  • Become familiar with the interface and functions of FrontPage Editor.

  • Edit and insert images on Web pages, including hyperlinks to local Web pages, remote Web pages, and e-mail addresses.

  • Learn to create and edit Web page templates, including inserting FrontPage components and search forms.

  • Learn the process of how to publish a Web page.

  • Use Web page software to insert and modify cells, columns, set the frame targets and modify frame properties.

  • Understand Web page dialogue boxes and develop HTML forms with drop-down menus and radio buttons.

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