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CECS 5420

Web Authoring

Fall 2004

Assignments

Assignment #1

Due Date: September 28, 2004

Value: 10 points total

Submission:

  1. Send the instructor an e-mail with the URL of the first half of the assignment (web pages). greg@tapr.org.
  2. Post an e-mail to the class list containing the written part of the assignment (part 2). Use the following subject line: Your Name - Assignment 1

Part 1 (7 pts)

    Using HTML, create a series of web pages with a simple structure incorporating a unified theme. The HTML must contain at least the following items:
      1. The first page will be called "index.html" and be stored under a sub-directory called assign1 in your public_html area.
      2. A minimum of 5 HTML pages (including the "index.html" page above), but no more than 10 pages total. The web pages need to be interlinked.
      3. Multiple Paragraphs.
      4. Hyperlinks to another websites (both relative and absolute).
      5. Logical and Physcial Tags
      6. Use appropriate headings and idention
      7. Insert a .gif or .jpg image. Graphics of appropriate size, format, and content to reinforce the instructional content of the site.
      8. Horizontal Line's of at least two different sizes
      9. Use both order and underorder lists
      10. It must display acceptably on Netscape 4.x and Internet Explorer 5.0 and later.
    Test Data: None
    Output: Student Defined
    Expected Code: Student must use one or more of the above items in the submitted code.

Part 2 (3 pts)

  • Locate and read, from any professional conference/journal/article, two articles relevant to the process of web page layout and style. Write a two paragraph review for each article. The 1st paragraph should describe the contents of the article. The 2nd paragraph should be your reaction to the article. Do not forget to include the reference cite. Use APA format.

  • Post an e-mail to the class list containing the written part of the assignment (part 2). Use the following subject line: Your Name - Assignment 1

  • Reply to at least two postings in a meaningful manner. Be sure to include your name in the subject line like: Re: There Name - Assignment #1 - Your Name