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CMST 136 Writing for the World Wide Web • 5 Cr.


Introduces the cognitive and creative tools needed to create text for the World Wide Web. Students practice new styles of writing for nonlinear media. Recommended: BTS 109 or ENGL& 101 (prev ENGL 101).


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define a variety of terms concerning Web-based technology including "Internet," "cyberspace," "flaming," "hacking," and "spamming."
  • Define the meaning of ethics and discuss how ethics applies to working within a Web-based environment.
  • Describe the ways a writer for the Web can protect his/her work.
  • Define "digital copyright" in the legal sense of the terms.
  • Identify design & written techniques used by web-based companies on websites to engage users.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the components involved in various Web-based campaigns.

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