Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog 
    Sep 29, 2023  
Montgomery College 2023-2024 Catalog
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TECH 299 - Web Certificate/Degree Portfolio

This Capstone course for the Web Careers certificate/degree provides an opportunity to produce a professional print and/or Web-based portfolio and resume. Students work on Web development team to design and implement a prototype Web site for a local small business or nonprofit organization. Topics include content development, universal Website design, project management, usability practices, resume and portfolio preparation, and effective writing for the Web. PREREQUISITE(S): Consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

  • Explain various stages of project management.
  • Explain the role of the Project Brief.
  • Explain good management techniques and skills.
  • Coordinate content providers for a small Web project.
  • Organize and manage effective meetings.
  • Cooperate to resolve client and team issues.
  • Coordinate client expectations and changes.
  • Form judgments about and critique existing Web sites and portfolios.
  • Design content for a specific Web-based audience.
  • Explain and demonstrate effective page layout, display, and navigation.
  • Gather and prepare text and images and write effectively for the Web.
  • Prototype, test, post, launch, and troubleshoot a small Web project and successfully deliver to a client.
  • Describe the roles of logos and corporate identity (branding).
  • Compare and contrast various marketing techniques.
  • Gather, prepare text and images, and organize an effective portfolio.
  • Storyboard materials for use in a presentation to an audience (prospective client or employer).
  • Design and deliver written and oral presentations for an audience.
  • Research, amass, and deliver (paper and online formats) a professional resume.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the difference between accessibility and usability.
  • Explain universal design methods for users with disabilities.

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