Curriculum Guideline

Multimedia Web Development

Effective Date:
Course Code
CSIS 1280
Multimedia Web Development
Computing Studies & Information Systems
Commerce & Business Administration
Start Date
End Term
Semester Length
15 Weeks X 4 Hours per Week = 60 Hours
Max Class Size
Contact Hours
Lecture: 2 Hours per week Seminar/Lab: 2 Hours per week Total: 4 Hours per week
Method Of Instruction
Methods Of Instruction

Lecture, seminar and hands-on exercises in the lab

Course Description
This course covers how to create Web pages using HTML. In addition, it covers Web site development and design, DHTML, creation of animated text, image rollovers, menus, and expandable/collapsible outlines. Emphasis will be placed on topics such as hypertext links, designing web pages with frames, tables, forms, and cascading style sheets, Java Scripting, creating multimedia web pages, and XML. Topics in DHTML include dynamic page layout, content and styles, special effects, windows and frames, and working with event models.
Note: Students who have received credit for CISY1280 will not receive further credit by taking CSIS1280.
Course Content
  1. Creating a Web Page
    • Introduction to HTML
    • Adding Hypertext Links to a Web Page
    • Designing a Web Page
    • Designing a Web Page with Tables
    • Using Frames in a Web Page
    • Creating Web Page Forms
    • Working with Cascading Style Sheets
    • Programming with JavaScript
    • Working with JavaScript Objects and Events
    • Creating a Multimedia Web Page
  2. DHTML
    • Working with Dynamic Page Layout
    • Working with Dynamic Content and Styles
    • Working with Special Effects
    • Working with the Event Model
    • Working with Windows and Frames
  3. XML
    • examining how XML is used
    • working with document type definition
    • looking at the difference between XML, HTML, DHTML
    • binding XML data
    • creating report documents
    • formatting XML with CSS
    • transforming XML
Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

1)       explain the concepts of multimedia design, preparation, and delivery over the World Wide Web;

2)       describe and analyze multimedia elements such as images, sound, animation, graphics, music, and digital video;

3)       develop web pages using Java scripting, HTML, DHTML, and web authoring software;

4)       design and construct web pages with frames, tables, and style sheets;

5)       produce web content using XML;

6)       differentiate between HTML, DHTML and XML.

Means of Assessment
Assignments/Projects (Minimum: 4)      20% - 30%
Participation      0% - 10%
Quizzes    10% - 20%
Midterm Examination    25% - 30%
Final Examination    25% - 30%
Textbook Materials

Carey, Patrick. New Perspectives on Creating Web Pages with HTML and Dynamic HTML: Comprehensive. Latest Edition. Course Technology

or other textbooks as approved by the department.


Pre-Calculus 11 (C or better) or Foundations of Math 11 (C or better) or MATU 0410 (C or better) or approved substitute OR currently active in:

PDD Information and Communication Technology or
PDD Data Analytics or
PBD Computer and Information Systems

Which Prerequisite