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VCT 2125 - Advanced Web Concepts

Credits: 3
Course Description: In this hands-on, project-oriented course, students will learn about a variety of modern tools, techniques, frameworks and libraries that are critical for designing web pages and developing web sites with current industry best practices. The following tools are explored: Git as a version control system, SEO (Search Engine Optimization), UI (User Interface)/UX (User Experience), jQuery Mobile, Modernizr, Normalize.css, HTML5 Boilerplate, Bootstrap, Invision & Sketch.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): VCT 2123  with a grade of C or higher
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Git Version Control System
  2. SEO
  3. Google Analytics
  4. HTML Boilerplate
  5. Modernizr
  6. Normalize.css
  7. jQuery Mobile

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  1. administer Git version control system installation.
  2. distinguish the differences in browser compatibilities.
  3. discover SEO techniques.
  4. make use of HTML5 Boilerplate template.
  5. make use of Modernizr to detect user’s browser.
  6. make use of Normailze.css to render elements consistently.
  7. make use of jQuery Mobile.
  8. analyze site traffic with Google Analytics.
  9. discuss WAI-ARIA (Web Accessible Rich Internet Application Suite).
  10. demonstrate knowledge of web design industry best-practices.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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