From the Back Cover
This book explains important Web development and design concepts and provides step-by-step presentations that show you how to implement them. With Web design focus activities, as well as Hands-On Practices, Hands-On Exercises, Web site Case Studies, and valuable reference material, this book has everything a beginning Web developer needs. This text is appropriate for a one-semester Web development course.
- Cascading Style Sheets
- Accessibility standards
- Web site design best practices
- The Web development process
- Multimedia and interactivity
- Web site promotion
Additional Web develloper reference material, including an XHTML Reference, a CSS Property Reference, a Comparison of HTML and XHTML, and an overview of the Section 508 Standards, is included in the Web Developer's Handbook Appendixes.
Supporting materials, including Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS3 tutorials, an introduction to FTP, a bonus chapter on XHTML frames, and student starter files for all chapters, are available at www.aw.com/felke. A complimentary access code for this Web site is included with a new copy of this book. Subscriptions may also be purchased online.
Further resources are available on the author's Web site at www.webdevfoundations.net. This site provides a useful color chart and an Adobe Flash® tutorial, as well as examples, links, and updates for each chapter.
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About the Author
Terry Felke-Morris is¿working¿on¿her¿Ed.D.¿at¿Northcentral¿University and is an associate professor at William Rainey Harper College, where she helped to develop the Web Developer certificate and degree programs. She holds a Master of Science degree in Information Systems and various certifications, including Microsoft Certified Professional and Master CIW Designer.
A former information systems analyst and software developer, Terry began prototyoping Web applications as early as 1996. She's been teaching Web Development courses at Harper College since 1999 and led the creation of one of the first community college Web Development Certificate and Associate of Applied Science programs in the State of Illinois. Harper College was also one of the first institutions of higher education in Illinois to offer a certificate focusing on Web accessibility, the Accessible Web Design & Compliance Certificate.
Terry is a member of The Web Standards Project (WasP) Education Task Force Curriculum Project, which is an effort to engage web design and education professionals in collaboration to develop a curriculum framework for web professionals. The Web Development & Design Foundations with XHTML textbook has been designated as a recommended reference book for the curriculum.
An innovative educator and instructional designer, Terry has been honored with three international awards, the Instructional Technology Council's 2008 Outstanding e-Learning Faculty Award for Excellence, the 2008 MERLOT Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources — MERLOT Business Classics, and the 2006 Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Course (Online Category).