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
Not Specified
Semester Length
15 Weeks
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 the fundamentals of Web site development and design using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students will learn how to create structured websites using HTML, how to use the most up to date CSS styles to create responsive, visually-interesting pages and captivating graphical designs, and how to implement client-side script using basic concepts in JavaScript to access DOM elements and to validate web forms.

Course Content
  • Understanding fundamental concepts of client-server models, and role of client-side framework in design and creation of websites.
  • Creating structured websites using HTML grouping, text-level elements, hyperlinked text.
  • Working with tables and columns.
  • Designing web forms.
  • Enhancing a website with multimedia, animations and transitions.
  • Website and graphic design with CSS.
  • Designing page layout.
  • Creating responsive websites using HTML and CSS.
  • Getting Started with JavaScript.
  • Exploring arrays, loops, and conditional statements.
  • Working with Events.
  • Implementing basic client-Side programming using JavaScript for accessing DOM elements and processing form data.
Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, the successful student will be able to:

  • Explain the concepts of multimedia design, preparation, and delivery over the World Wide Web;
  • Describe and analyze multimedia elements such as images, sound, animation, graphics, music, and digital video;
  • Create structured websites using sectioning, grouping, text-level elements in HTML
  • Design responsive websites that can scale to mobile, tablet, and desktop devices using HTML and CSS;
  • Use layouts, images, audio, video and other multimedia files, animations, transitions, and forms for websites;
  • Understand and implement basic concepts in JavaScript;
  • Use arrays, loops and conditional statements in JavaScript to access DOM elements and validate form data.



Means of Assessment

 Means of Assessment

Assignments (min 3) /Project(s)




Midterm Examination


Final Examination*




Some of these assessments may involve group work.

* Practical hands-on computer programming exam

In order to pass the course, students must, in addition to receiving an overall course grade of 50%, also achieve a grade of at least 50% on the combined weighted examination components (including quizzes, tests, exams).


Textbook Materials

Patrick M. Carey. New Perspectives on HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. Course Technology. Latest Edition

or other textbook/s 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