Syllabus for Web Authoring 1: HTML

For both online and on-campus students

Fall 2019

CourseCIS195 InstructorBrian Bird
CRNon-campus: 22652, online: 22653
Time, Day10:00–11:50, Tu & Th OfficeBuilding 19, Room 152
ClassroomBuilding 19, Room 120 Office Hours12:30–1:30, M,Tu, &W
LabBuilding 19, Room 135 Lab Hours2:00–4:00, Th


Course Description

This four-credit course provides students who have minimal computer experience with the concepts and skills necessary to create static web pages using Hyper Text Markup Language, HTML, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Through hands-on practice students will master the concepts, tools and skills needed to construct web pages and to post pages on the internet.

The intention of the course is to enable you to create and maintain static pages that are part of any web site using modern technologies and tools.


Themes and Issues

InternetHTTPCSS Styling
HTML HyperlinksFTPCSS Layout
HTML TablesMultimedia 
HTML FormImages 


Learning Resources


There is no textbook for this class. You will learn from the class lectures, lecture notes, and online tutorials.

Computer Lab

The hardware and software required for the course is available to all students in the CIT Main Lab in building 19, room 135. You paid a fee when you registered for this course that provides you with unlimited access to CIT lab facilities. There are tutors available in the lab to help you with your lab work. There is a schedule is posted on the large white board inside the lab which lists the tutors and the times they will be available.


If you plan to do lab work somewhere other than in class or in the CIT Main Lab, you will need:

Web Resources

Assessment and Grading

Specific grading criteria will be applied to each of the labs, quizzes, and exams you will be working on in this class. Part of the lab involves a code review. Attendance is not graded.

Assessment ActivitiesPercentage of grade
Labs 1-8, 50 points each:40%
Quizzes 1-8, 10 points each8%
Midterm and Final Exams, 125 points each25%
Project, 270 points27%

Letter grades for the course will be determined by the following percentages:

 - +
FBelow 60  

Late Work

Exceptions will only be made for serious illness or emergency situations.


Weekly Learning Activities

Start reading     Take quiz
Start lab assignmentFinish lab assignment (schedule 5 to 7 hours)Submit lab work    
 Go to class or Participate online Go to class or Participate online   


Academic Honesty

While students are encouraged to discuss labs and to use each other as resources, each student is responsible for his/her own work. In other words, you can help each other, but you can't copy any part of someone else's work. The end product must be each student's own individual work.


In-class sections: attendance is not graded but will be essential for successful completion of the class. Students who miss a class are responsible for obtaining the course content provided in class and mastering it.

On-line sections: it is essential that you log into Moodle at the beginning of every week to read the objectives for the week, watch the video lectures, and do the learning activities.

No-Show Drop: LCC has a no-show drop policy. which means that during the first week of the term, to avoid being dropped, a student must:

Accessibility and Accommodations:

If you need support or assistance because of a disability, you may be eligible for academic accommodations through Disability Services. For more information, contact Disability Services at 463-5150 (voice) or 463-3079 (TTY), or stop by building 1, room 218. Please be aware that any accessible tables and chairs in this room should remain available for authorized students who find that standard classroom seating is not usable.


Academic Calendar for Fall Term 2019

Term begins9/30/19
Last day to receive refund10/6/19
Veteran’s Day – college closed11/11/19
Last day for schedule changes11/22/19
Thanksgiving Vacation – college closed11/28/19 – 12/1/19
Finals week12/9/19 – 12/13/19


Course Schedule

(may be subject to change)

WeekTopicsReadingQuizLab Assignment
1Syntax of HTML tags and attributes Structural elements, line breaks Unordered and ordered lists Text formatting (bold, italic, etc.) ImagesTBDQuiz 1Lab 1 Oregon Overview, Personal Bio
2History of the Internet, the Web, and HTML Semantic elements CSS JavaScript Special characters Using a code editor Using a HTML validatorTBDQuiz 2Lab 2
3Developing a Web SiteTBDQuiz 3Lab 3
4CSS Page DesignTBDQuiz 4Lab 4
5FTP Publishing a web siteLecture NotesMidtermTerm Project Proposal
6CSS Page LayoutTBDQuiz 5Lab 5
7HTML TablesTBDQuiz 6Lab 6
8HTML FormsTBDQuiz 7Lab 7
9MultimediaTBDQuiz 8Lab 8
10Review  Term project peer review
11Finals week FinalSubmit Term Project