Outcome Chart - Alberta - COM1055: Web Design 1

COM1055: Web Design 1

1. research characteristics of an effective Web page

1.1 identify acceptable guidelines for creating Web pages, including:

1.1.1 elements and principles of design

1.1.2 layout

1.2 identify content-related features that contribute to effective Web site design and viewer satisfaction, including:

1.2.1 all required information is provided

1.2.2 content reflects the tastes and images of target audience

1.2.3 the purpose of Web site is clear

1.3 identify design-related features that contribute to effective Web site design and viewer satisfaction, including the following:

1.3.1 text style, size of headings and colour are consistent throughout

1.3.2 after home page, navigation links are positioned in standard location

1.3.3 overall impact and mood of Web site is positive and aligns with target audience’s interests and needs

1.3.4 organization of information is effective

1.4 evaluate a variety of Web pages for:

1.4.1 use of accepted guidelines and ease of use

1.4.2 key purpose and target audiences

1.4.3 effective layout, navigation and design elements

1.5 search, review, select and bookmark Web sites that offer support to Web page developers

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2. design and create a Web page

2.1 identify the purpose, audience and audience needs for a Web page

2.2 identify Web page content that is relevant to the purpose and appropriate for the target audience

2.3 demonstrate knowledge of flowcharts, storyboards and wireframes to create Web pages and a site map (site index) that maintain the planned Web page hierarchy

2.4 demonstrate general knowledge of best practices for designing a Web page, such as maintaining consistency, separating content from design, using standard fonts, Web-safe colours, and using visual hierarchy

2.5 create a Web page by:

2.5.1 creating an organizational structure for files and folders; e.g., image folder, css folder

2.5.2 creating a new Web page using appropriate naming conventions and original content

2.5.3 adding text to a Web page

2.5.4 inserting images and applying alternative text

2.5.5 linking Web content, using hyperlinks, e-mail links and named anchors

2.5.6 adhering to Web page usability, readability and accessibility standards

2.6 ensure that the Web page design works equally well on various operating systems and/or browser versions/configurations

2.7 add header content to make a Web page visible to search engines

2.8 publish site files to a local or remote server and update them when necessary

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3. identify copyright restrictions and permissions and put them into practice

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4. present the Web page to an audience

4.1 make Web page development decisions based on analysis and interpretation of design specifications

4.2 consider multiple assessments; e.g., after initial creation, revisions, final version

4.3 add the Web page to a portfolio

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7. demonstrate basic competencies

7.1 demonstrate fundamental skills to:

7.1.1 communicate

7.1.2 manage information

7.1.3 use numbers

7.1.4 think and solve problems

7.2 demonstrate personal management skills to:

7.2.1 demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviours

7.2.2 be responsible

7.2.3 be adaptable

7.2.4 learn continuously

7.2.5 work safely

7.3 demonstrate teamwork skills to:

7.3.1 work with others

7.3.2 participate in projects and tasks

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8. make personal connections to the cluster content and processes to inform possible pathway choices

8.1 complete/update a personal inventory; e.g., interests, values, beliefs, resources, prior learning and experiences

8.2 create a connection between a personal inventory and occupational choices

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