ITD 210: Web Page Design II

Course Syllabus


Jeffrey Elkner

Contact Information:

Phone: 703-228-5771
Email: jeffrey.elkner@apsva.us
Web Site: http://ict.gctaa.net/sections/itd210

Course Schedule

Class will meet each week day from 1:40 to 3:10 PM in Room 214 at the Arlington Career Center.

Office Hours:

I will be available after class Wednesday and Thursday and remotely by appointment.

Course Description and Purpose:

Advanced web page design using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Students will learn to create styled, responsive web pages using the latest web standards.

This is a 3 credit course which will combine class discussion with hands-on projects.

Course Objectives:

The objective of this web page design course is to help students aquire the advanced skills needed to create syntactically correct, well styled and responsive web pages using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript, including HTML5 APIs.

By the end of the course successful students will be on their way to becoming front-end web developers, and they will have the opportunity to take the CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist certification exam at the end of the course.

Curriculum Materials:

We will utilize the on-line CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist course materials and the book, Head First JavaScript Programming, by Eric T. Freeman and Elisabeth Robson, available online through the NVCC Safari Books website as the core resources, supplemented with other resources available on-line.

Evaluation and Grading:

Students will demonstrate mastery of course skills and concepts through hands-on web development projects and through quizzes and tests that evaluate conceptual understanding. The total grade for the course will be shared equally between these two kinds of assessment.

Class Policies:


Attendance in this class is mandatory. Students must adhere to the attendance policy of the Summer School of Arlington Public Schools. Additionally, the policy of Northern Virginia Community College appertaining to attendance will be observed.

Classroom Conduct:

Every student must exhibit behavior which contributes to an atmosphere conducive to teaching and learning. All Students are expected to show respect for their classmates, the teacher and other staff members, and to be actively engaged in learning for this course during their time in class.

Academic Honesty:

The Arlington Public School and The Northern Virginia Community College are committed to the highest standards of academic honesty. As a result, appropriate actions will be taken in this course to discourage breaches of academic honesty. All work presented by the student as theirs should be the work of that student alone. Plagurism in any form will not be allowed.