ITSE 1301
Web Design Tools

Western Texas College

  1. Basic Course Information
    1. Designing and publishing Web documents according to World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) standards. Emphasis on optimization of graphics and images and exploration of the tools available for creating and editing Web documents.
    2. Any required prerequisites: None.
  2. Student Learning Outcomes
    1. Develop Web pages using industry standard software; develop and manage a website; and identify how the Internet functions with specific attention to the World Wide Web and file transfer. Grading will be assessed with a rubric.
  3. Major Course Requirements
    1. Requirement: There will be a mid-term and final exam.
    2. Web Project: Building entire web site.
  4. Information on Books and Other Course Materials
    1. Book: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4, Sherry Bishop: ISBN 10: 1-4390-3579-2
    2. Software: Must purchase or have access to Dreamweaver CS4.
  5. Other Policies, Procedures and Important Dates are available in the Catalog.
  6. Course Organization and Schedule
    1. Weekly Course Schedule

Week Number

Section/Online Work

Week 1

Getting setup, student data files, looking over Dreamweaver

Week 2

Unit A: Getting Started with Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Week 3

Unit B: Creating a Web Site

Week 4

Exam and Work on Web Project

Week 5

Unit C: Developing a Web Page

Week 6

Unit D: Formatting Text Using HTML and CSS Styles

Week 7

Exam and Work on Web Project

Week 8

Unit E: Using and Managing Images

Week 9

Unit F: Creating Links and Navigation Bars

Week 10

Exam and Work on Web Project

Week 11

Unit G: Using CSS to Lay Out Pages

Week 12

Unit H: Positioning Objects with HTML Tables

Week 13

Exam and Work on Web Project

Week 14

Unit I: Collecting Data with Forms

Week 15

Dead week – Project Due

Week 16

Final Exam

Disclaimer:  Schedule and content is subject to change at the instructor’s discretion.


Class/Lab Assignments






Final Exam




Last Modified: June 6, 2016