New Applications: Web Development In The 21st Century

  • New Applications introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of apps, or applications. This course begins with a historical tour of the Internet and World Wide Web, as well as the programs and applications that made it possible for computer users on every continent to begin to explore and better understand their world. Then, through a step-by-step introduction to WordPress, students gain the tools and insight necessary to create their own web pages and discover their online voice.

Major Concepts:

  • The World Wide Web: History and Definitions

  • Website Design on Content-Managed Platforms

  • Managing Site Creation

  • Internet-Distributed Applications

  • New Apps: Creativity and Careers

  • Entrepreneurial App Development

Grade 9-12
One Semester