Unit 1 Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the function of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) in Web communications.
  • Identify a Universal Resource Locator (URL) in a segment of HTML code.
  • Describe the basics of the Domain Name System (DNS) used on the Internet and private networks.
  • Describe the function of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in Web communications and describe the relationship between CSS and HTML.
  • Define the terms "presentational” and "semantic” mean in the context of HTML/CSS coding.
  • Describe the role played by hosting services on the Web.
  • List three different variants of (X)HTML in wide use on the Web.
  • Describe how the widespread use of different web browsers can affect the decisions made by a web-master or the author of a site.
  • Identify software that can be used to create, maintain, or modify HTML and CSS.
  • Describe the uses of a Content Management System.
  • Create empty HTML and CSS files.
  • Identify the parts of HTML and CSS files. 
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