Basics of Web Design: HTML5 and CSS3 is intended for use in a beginning web design or web development course. The text covers the basic concepts that web designers need to develop their skills:
- Introductory Internet and Web concepts
- Creating web pages with HTML5
- Configuring text, color, and page layout with Cascading Style Sheets
- Configuring images and multimedia on web pages
- Web design best practices
- Accessibility, usability, and search engine optimization considerations
- Obtaining a domain name and web host
- Publishing to the Web
Dr. Terry Ann Felke-Morris is an Associate Professor at William Rainey Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. She holds a Doctor of Education degree, a Master of Science degree in information systems, and numerous certifications, including Adobe Certified Dreamweaver 8 Developer, WOW Certified Associate Webmaster, Microsoft Certified Professional, Master CIW Designer, and CIW Certified Instructor.
Dr. Felke-Morris received the Blackboard Greenhouse Exemplary Online Course Award in 2006 for use of Internet technology in the academic environment. She was the recipient of two international awards in 2008: the Instructional Technology Council’s Outstanding e-Learning Faculty Award for Excellence and the MERLOT Award for Exemplary Online Learning Resources–MERLOT Business Classics.
With over 20 years of information technology experience in business and industry, Dr. Felke-Morris published her first website in 1996 and has been working with the Web ever since. A long-time promoter of Web standards, she has been a member of the Web Standards Project Education Task Force. Dr. Morris is the author of the popular Web Development and Design Foundations with XHTML
textbook, currently in its fifth edition. She was instrumental in developing the Web Development degree and certificate programs at Harper College and currently is the senior faculty member in that area. For more information about Dr. Felke-Morris, visit http://terrymorris.net