Summary and Info
Basics of Web Design: HTML, XHTML, and CSS is intended for use in a beginning web design or web development course. The text covers the basics that web designers need to develop their skills:Internet and Web concepts overviewCreate web pages with XHTML and HTML5Configure color and text with CSSConfigure page layout with CSSConfigure images and multimediaExplore new CSS3 propertiesApply Web Design Best PracticesDesign accessible and usable web pagesDesign for search engine optimizationChoose a domain namePublish to the Web**From the AuthorMy book, Basics of Web Design: HTML5 & CSS3, takes an innovative approach to prepare students to design web pages that work today in addition to being ready to take advantage of new HTML5 coding techniques of the future. To meet this challenging goal, the book introduces both XHTML syntax and HTML5 syntax, presents coding web pages in HTML5 with backwards-compatible techniques that work in current browsers, and also provides practice with HTML5's new features that will only work in the latest versions of browsers.Today's learners are busy multitaskers. The book is organized in two-page sections that quickly introduce the reader to new topics, provide examples, and offer hands-on exercises. This approach will get your students up-and-running quickly. The textbook companion website at webdevbasics.net has a page for each chapter with hyperlinks for websites listed in the book, information on emerging trends, additional examples, corrections, and review games. Instructor materials are available from the publisher's website.About the AuthorDr. Terry Felke-Morris is a Professor at Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. She holds a Doctor of Education degree, a Master of Science degree in information systems, and numerous certifications, including Adobe Certified Dreamweaver Developer, WOW Certified Associate Webmaster, Microsoft Certified Professional, Master CIW Designer, and CIW Certified Instructor.Dr. Morris received the Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Online Course Award in 2006 for use of Internet technology in the academic environment. She was the recipient of two international awards in 2008: the Instructional Technology Council's Outstanding e-Learning Faculty Award for Excellence and the MERLOT Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources--MERLOT Business Classics.With over 20 years of information technology experience in business and industry, Dr. Morris published her first website in 1996 and has been working with the Web ever since. A long-time promoter of Web standards, she has been a member of the Web Standards Project Education Task Force. Dr. Morris is the author of the popular Web Development and Design Foundations with XHTML textbook, currently in its fifth edition. She was instrumental in developing the Web Development degree and certificate programs at Harper College and currently is the senior faculty member in that area. For more information about Dr. Morris, visit terrymorris.net.