MCW803 - Hypertext - Internet

Outline info
Last revision date 2018-09-24 01:03:29.3
Last review date 2018-11-07 14:43:16.48

Subject Title
Hypertext - Internet

Subject Description
In this introductory level course, you will learn the basics of how to use HTML and web standards to create modern web pages. This course will form the basis for an understanding of web technologies, and enable you to build simple websites by hand.

Credit Status
Participating students who attend at least 70% of the scheduled class(es) receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Create basic web pages using HTML.
2. Understand the principals of web design.
3. Format web pages.
4. Embed images and other media.
5. Setup and create links.
6. Understand hosting and domain name registration processes.
7. Debug and "tweak" HTML.
8. Understand the differences and compatibility between browsers.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

MCT100 or equivalent experience

Topic Outline

  • History and role of HTML
  • Block elements, headings, paragraphs
  • Display vs content, cascading style sheets and its role in web development
  • Create lists
  • Create hyper and e-mail links
  • Use images
  • Use special characters
  • Change the global defaults of your page
  • Discuss the role of the web server
  • Select a webhost and domain name discussion
  • How to upload your website

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer.
Additional modes of instruction will include class discussion, lecture and question and answer period. 

Prescribed Texts
The following material will be provided:
HTML and CSS - Visual Quickstart Guide
8th. Ed.
(Pearson Ed.)

Required Supplies
USB Flash Drive 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
There is no formal testing or process to evaluate the students understanding. It is up to the student to evaluate his/her own progress. Students must attend 70% of the class(es) to receive a document confirming he/she attended this workshop.  

Approved by: Denis Gravelle