VART2605 Digital Tools: Web Design with Content Management System (CMS) (1.5 units)
- VART1006 Visual Arts Practice II or any GE-courses offered by AVA
- VART2597 Digital Tools: Hypermedia Design
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In contemporary web design, the use of content management system (CMS) is essential to enhance productivity and enforce consistency in design. With the use of CMS, web designers can concentrate on the various aspects of design, such as information, navigation and presentation, while they can delegate the technical implementation to the developers of the CMS. The course aims to deliver the essential skills for students to work with popular content management systems for website design and production.
Students will acquire knowledge of the technical infrastructure to install and support CMS in a common web server. They will be equipped with the skills to communicate with web developers on technical requirements to create websites with CMS. The course will also introduce features of Web 2.0 applications with emphasis on user generated content. Students will be able to create a small-scale informational website by setting up a CMS platform with original content, such as their creative portfolio.
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