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Creating Online Media
ONLINE MEDIA
CLASS CODE: COMM 310 CREDITS:  3 FEE:  $5.00
DIVISION: BUSINESS & COMMUNICATION
DEPARTMENT: COMMUNICATION
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Technical, contextual and communication-directed introduction to web design and production. Training in creating web pages, designing graphics and writing copy for online distribution. Overview of the history, current function and future possibilities of the web.
TAUGHT: Fall 2004, Summer 2005, Winter/Fall 2006, Sum 2007
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Examination of the use of computer technology, focusing on the Internet in gathering, designing and transmitting news and information. Specific training in computer software applications and web page design.An introduction to the Internet as a mass media tool. Web site design and content development. The course includes an introduction to HTML and computer software designed for developing content on the World Wide Web. The background and current applications of the Internet are covered as well as available technology and uses for the Internet from a mass media perspective.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Better users and creators of internet content. Study what the internet is used for. Take advantage of available internet technology. Develop, design, and deliver a variety of world-wide-web pages using specific computer software applications.
REQUIREMENTS:
PREREQUISITES: COMM 130
OTHER: Computer supplies fee: $5
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002