KovacsFri,Nov5,8:00-8:25,CommodorePerry A Project-based Model for an Advanced Web Site Design and E-Commerce Course Paul Kovacs Computer Information Systems, Robert Morris University Moon Township, PA 15108-1189, USA Abstract This paper outlines a model for the teaching of a project-based undergraduate course in Advanced Web Site Design. This model combines the major principles of systems analysis and design with the tools, techniques, and procedures necessary to guide students through a hands-on, systematic process of creating a well-designed, interactive Website. Also delineated is the identification of the fundamental skills the students should possess, appropriate Web development tools and pedagogy as well as whether or not to utilize a simulated project or a real-world project.
Keywords : Advanced Web Site Design, Web design course model, Project-based Web course 1. INTRODUCTION The Internet and Web technologies have essentially changed the manner in which business is conducted, how services are delivered, how software applications are designed, and the way individuals live. Lehnert (2001) writes that the new millennium is a crossroads for the Internet and that over 50 percent of all Americans homes and more than 90 percent of all college students have internet access.
This expansion of Internet technology has challenged information technology educators to develop courses ... more. less.