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.