Dec 07, 2022  

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CST 110 - Web Content Development

Credits: 1
Develops skills to create and maintain a basic Web content using a content management system. Introduces content management systems, content formatting, theme and appearance customization, and plugins. Examines best practices for attribution, security, accessibility, usability, and developing content for target audiences.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 15 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: Yes

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Develop and publish content targeted to a specific audience.
    1. Develop appropriate content for target audience.
    2. Apply formatting to content using content management system editor.
    3. Incorporate appropriate graphics and multimedia.
    4. Publish content utilizing pages and posts.
    5. Apply best practices in page and post creation, naming, and linking.
  2. Customize site appearance and attributes in accordance with branding targeted to a specific audience.
    1. Apply appropriate theme using built in theme explorers.
    2. Customize themes and site styles in accordance with site branding.
    3. Optimize home page content and features for intended audience.
    4. Customize menu appearance and location to comply with site branding.
    5. Optimize menu features for intended audience.
  3. Optimize site usability and functionality across platforms.
    1. Organize site content to maximize usability.
    2. Create user friendly navigation menus using menu editors.
    3. Apply platform and device appropriate theme/mobile themes.
    4. Customize site plugins for target audience and desired features.
    5. Test site on platforms, browsers, and devices to be used by intended audience.
  4. Apply best practices for site and content design.
    1. Optimize site settings for security and privacy.
    2. Apply copyright and licensing regulations of graphics and content appropriately.
    3. Develop usability strategy for target audience.

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