Apply web authoring tool to convert client data for websites

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Web Design Apply web authoring tool to convert client data for websites
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"This unit defines the competency required to use web development software to create website content. The unit is designed to use a web authoring tool to convert text and images to appropriate web protocols."

Basically, that means ... (translate above into plain english)

You can read more about this unit on the National Training Information Systems Official document for ICAU4207A.

This unit forms part of the following qualifications:

How this unit will help you edit

After learning and applying the skills required by this unit you'll be able to demonstrate your skills in:

1. Create files
  1. Create files and save in correct location/directory
  2. Insert and format text content according to business requirements
  3. Insert and optimise images as required
  4. Identify usage for, and create, templates
2. Create formatting templates
  1. Create basic external cascading style sheets (CSS)
  2. Define styles for the required tags according to the business requirements
  3. Link CSS to the relevant files and display the relevant formatting
3. Define library items
  1. Identify items that recur on several pages and include in library
  2. Format selected items according to CSS definition
  3. Check the tags of the selected items
  4. Selected library items are created and clearly named
  5. Update items contained in library as required by business requirements
4. Develop templates
  1. Create and save a file as a template and link with CSS
  2. Format the template and create and name editable regions
  3. Place generic image icons in page as required by business image
  4. Save and modify templates
5. Identify authoring requirements
  1. Select preferred web authoring tool according to business requirements
  2. Set preferences for the web authoring tool, including site file transfer protocol client
  3. Customise and navigate the web author tool environment/workspace to meet individual requirements
  4. Select buttons and tools correctly, both opened and closed to access a full range of features
  5. Define and clearly name site and a root folder
6. Create simple forms
  1. Add form elements to page
  2. Set form element properties for each form element
  3. Insert additional fields as required for processing form
  4. Identify availability and location of CGI script
  5. Connect the form to a script in a server CGI bin
  6. Test the form to ensure no errors
7. Create simple navigation
  1. Create a site map to plan navigation
  2. Create links between pages to reflect content structure using both text and images
  3. Check links in multiple browsers for errors
  4. Check website content across a number of different browsers and browser versions to ensure consistency of presentation, performance and accessibility
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Ideas for learning the required skills edit

Ideas for demonstrating this unit edit

The best way to demonstrate these skills is ...

Where modules like HTML and CSS are part of the course it would be beneficial to add the following to this module to avoid duplication of skills and knowledge.

  1. Discuss the need for conversion of Data to suit web pages.
  2. Using Adobe Acrobat to convert to and from various file formats, e.g. html to pdf etc.
  3. Resizing images to a lower resolution and web page requirement.
  4. Creating and using .png files.
  5. Using Adobe Media Encoder to convert and skin native files to .flv.
  6. Use .swf files in Dreamweaver and set Wmode to transparent.
  7. Editing and converting various sound files, for web compatibility.
  8. Scan print to digital format using OCR programs.

This list can be modified with other techniques. Let us know about your thoughts.

TD Hornsby tafe.

Grading edit

If you are demonstrating this unit as part of a formal course, you might find that the unit is graded (meaning you can not only demonstrate your competence, but can also gain a credit or distinction). Your facilitator may already have set criteria that your college uses. If not, here are some ideas for possible credit/distinction activities that you can discuss with your facilitator:

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