ITC298 > Syllabus
Class: Web Design & Development with WordPress
Time: Summer 2009 – T/Th, 01:00PM to 03:00PM in room BE3133
Class Hours: 33
Type of Course: Workforce Education Preparatory
Length of Course: 8 weeks
Prerequisite: WEB120 or Instructor Permission
This course gives an overview of the basic principles and practices of professional web site design and development using the open-source technology of WordPress.
The students will design and develop a website for a small to medium sized business or their own portfolio site while focusing on the development principles associated with the use of WordPress.
This class will provide the student with a case study and website portfolio piece to present to potential employers.
Upon successful completion of ITC298, the student will be able to:
- Install and set-up WordPress to a server
- Add and manage content through WordPress
- Use, customize and create WordPresss themes
- Use and customize WordPress functions and loops
- Install and utilize WordPress plugins and widgets
- Have a WordPress website of their very own to impress their friends
- Digging into WordPress, by Chris Coyier & Jeff Starr
- Programming PHP, Rasmus Lerdorf, Kevin Tatroe, Peter MacIntyre
Your final grade will be a culmination of your Class Assignments:
- Assignments will create an overall Class Project to be presented at the end of the quarter
- Assignments require critical thinking and problem solving skills
- Assignments will be “assigned” each week according to the class schedule
- Assignments will be “due” according the assignment pages
- Students are responsible for assignment information on assignment pages
- Students are also responsible for assignment information given in class
- Assignments will be marked down 25% for every week they are late
(Americans with Disabilities Act) If you need course adaptations or accommodations because of a disability, if you have emergency medical information to share with me, or if you need special arrangements in case the building must be evacuated, please contact me ASAP.