||Uganda Martyrs University (UMU)
||Internet Technologies and Web Authoring (Year 2, Term 1)
||12 weeks, September-December, 2003 (see calendar)
Mr. G. Vogl, 077-606404, gvogl
- Describe the hardware, software, tools, services, data and people used to create
the Internet and the web.
- Use software to navigate the Internet, find and download useful information
and communicate with others.
- Author web pages and sites, create and modify images for use in web pages,
publish web pages to a server and test in browsers.
- Discuss advanced technologies for creating and managing dynamic web content.
- Create and use plans, procedures and processes for organising and developing
large web sites.
- Discuss techniques for designing effective web sites and evaluating effectiveness.
- Discuss social impacts and ethical issues of Internet use and web
design for individuals and managerial policies.
Also see the detailed list of learning objectives.
- Introductory theoretical and practical knowledge of computer hardware and software.
- Some programming experience may be helpful in learning HTML and related technologies.
- Wednesdays and Thursdays 4-5 pm: Theory sessions in the lecture hall.
Activities will include lectures, presentations, demonstrations, discussions, and
- Fridays 12 noon-1 pm: Practical sessions in the B. Sc. computer laboratory.
Students will complete laboratory exercises to start using software tools and receive
assistance with web design projects.
|Tools and Materials
- Lecture notes and other documents will be put on reserve in
the library or made available for photocopying.
- Several books are currently available in the University
library, for sale in Kampala, and on-line.
- You are also encouraged to access the links to Internet
- You are responsible for obtaining a working
UMU e-mail account.
- Consult the list of tools for possible Linux and Windows
tools for Web use and development.
||See the instructor's course policies.