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Standards Framework

for Texas Web Design


Standards in this Framework

Standard Description
130.316.c.1.a Demonstrate proficiency in local and online collaboration
130.316.c.1.b Create a website using web editors and web authoring programs
130.316.c.1.c Evaluate the accessibility and usability of an original website as it relates to a target audience
130.316.c.1.d Conceptualize new possible technologies based on current technical trends
130.316.c.1.e Analyze the use of virtualization such as virtual classrooms, distance learning, virtual storage, and a virtual operating system
130.316.c.1.f Demonstrate knowledge and appropriate use of operating systems, software applications, and communication and networking components
130.316.c.1.g Make decisions regarding the selection, acquisition, and use of software, taking into consideration its quality, appropriateness, effectiveness, and efficiency.
130.316.c.2.a Analyze and implement the proper and acceptable use of digital/virtual communications technologies such as instant messaging (im), chat, email, and social networking
130.316.c.2.b Define and implement the acquisition, sharing, and use of files, taking into consideration their primary ownership and copyright
130.316.c.2.c Apply decisions regarding the selection, acquisition, and sharing of uniform resource locators (urls) used in research, taking into consideration their quality, appropriateness, and effectiveness
130.316.c.2.d Solve problems using critical-thinking strategies
130.316.c.2.e Compare, evaluate, and implement the use of wired versus wireless access
130.316.c.3.a Verify the accuracy, validity, and currency of acquired information
130.316.c.3.b Conduct effective searches with boolean operators
130.316.c.3.c Acquire and use appropriate vocabulary terms
130.316.c.3.d Cite sources appropriately using established methods
130.316.c.3.e Model ethical and legal acquisition of digital information following guidelines in the student code of conduct, including plagiarism and copyright laws
130.316.c.3.f Identify and discuss emerging technologies and their impact
130.316.c.3.g Understand internet history and structure and how they impact current use
130.316.c.3.h Demonstrate appropriate use of grammar, spelling, and vocabulary when creating original work
130.316.c.3.i Acquire, evaluate, and use various web standards such as world wide web consortium (w3c), ecma international, and internet corporation for assigned names and numbers (icann) to make informed decisions and implement standards in original work
130.316.c.3.j Understand, analyze, and use interactive websites
130.316.c.3.k Understand, evaluate, and determine the appropriate use of dynamic and static websites
130.316.c.3.l Understand, evaluate, and determine the appropriate use of open/closed source file formats and software
130.316.c.3.m Explain and demonstrate how search engines work such as advanced options, preferences, advertising, and search categories
130.316.c.3.n Evaluate, create, and apply principles of project management, including web storyboards, site maps, job duties, time constraints, group dynamics, communication interaction, and project completion, evaluation, and feedback
130.316.c.3.o Understand the use and application of a virtual private network (vpn)
130.316.c.3.p Distinguish among protocols, including hypertext transfer protocol (http) and file transfer protocol (ftp)
130.316.c.3.q Summarize the technical needs of a world wide web server, including random access memory (ram), hard disk capacity, central processing unit (cpu) speed, busses, methods of connectivity, and appropriate software
130.316.c.3.r Demonstrate proficiency in the use of a variety of electronic input devices such as keyboard, scanner, voice/sound recorder, mouse, touch screen, or digital video by incorporating such components while publishing web pages
130.316.c.3.s Demonstrate proper digital etiquette and knowledge of acceptable use policies when using networks, especially resources on the internet and intranets
130.316.c.3.t Demonstrate proficiency in and appropriate use and navigation of local area networks (lans), wide area networks (wans), the internet, and intranets for research and resource sharing
130.316.c.3.u Construct appropriate search strategies in the acquisition of information from the internet, including keyword searches and searches with boolean operators
130.316.c.3.v Acquire information in electronic formats, including text, audio, video, and graphics, citing the source
130.316.c.4.a Demonstrate the transfer and adaptation of knowledge through the creation of original work
130.316.c.4.b Evaluate and implement security measures to protect original work such as firewalls and hypertext transfer protocol secure (https)
130.316.c.4.c Analyze and follow timelines needed to create, edit, and present original work
130.316.c.4.d Verify current licensing issues for software being used for the creation of original work
130.316.c.4.e Identify and evaluate the design and functionality of web pages using rubrics
130.316.c.4.f Optimize web information for fast download such as dial-up and high speed internet and mobile devices
130.316.c.4.g Evaluate original work through self-, peer, and professional review of websites
130.316.c.4.h Evaluate the types, functions, and target audiences of websites
130.316.c.4.i read, use, and develop technical documents
130.316.c.4.j Analyze, examine, assess, and decide on servers as they relate to the management of a website
130.316.c.4.k Analyze, examine, assess, and decide on a web host
130.316.c.4.l analyze, examine, assess, and decide on domain name acquisition and retention
130.316.c.4.m Evaluate the functionality of a website such as color scheme, grammar, technological constraints, age appropriateness, cross-platform usability, and user relevant criteria as it relates to an intended audience
130.316.c.4.n Identify software file formats and their characteristics and appropriate use
130.316.c.4.o Identify and apply search engine optimization (seo) to ensure optimal website visibility
130.316.c.4.p Investigate and choose electronic security methods for a web server to protect from unauthorized access and negative intentions
130.316.c.4.q Draw conclusions from data gathered from electronic and telecommunication resources
130.316.c.5.a Engage in online activities that follow appropriate behavioral, communication, and privacy guidelines, including ethics, personal security, verbiage determined by the intended audience, and ethical use of files and file sharing
130.316.c.5.b Understand the negative impact of inappropriate technology use, including online bullying and harassment
130.316.c.5.c Implement online security guidelines, including identity protection, limited personal information sharing, and password protection of a secure website
130.316.c.5.d Engage in safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
130.316.c.5.e Understand and respond to local, state, national, and global issues to ensure appropriate cross-browser and cross-platform usability
130.316.c.5.f Interpret, use, and develop a safe online shared computing environment
130.316.c.5.g Identify legal, ethical, appropriate, and safe website marketing practices
130.316.c.5.h Identify legal, ethical, appropriate, and safe multimedia usage, including video, audio, graphics, animation, and emerging trends
130.316.c.5.i Analyze the impact of the world wide web on society through research, interviews, and personal observation
130.316.c.5.j Participate in relevant and meaningful activities in the larger community and society to create electronic projects
130.316.c.6.a Demonstrate knowledge of hardware, including scanners, cameras, printers, video cameras, and external hard drives
130.316.c.6.b Identify the parts of a computer and explain its functions
130.316.c.6.c Summarize the need for and functionality and use of servers
130.316.c.6.d identify the advantages and disadvantages of running a personal web server versus using a web server provider
130.316.c.6.e Differentiate and appropriately use various input, processing, output, and primary/secondary storage devices
130.316.c.6.f Create and implement universally accessible documents
130.316.c.6.g Analyze bandwidth issues as related to audience, server, connectivity, and cost
130.316.c.6.h Establish a folder/directory hierarchy for storage of a web page and its related or linked files
130.316.c.6.i Create file and folder naming conventions to follow established guidelines, including spacing, special characters, and capitalization
130.316.c.6.j Identify basic design principles when creating a website, including white space, color theory, background color, shape, line, proximity, unity, balance (ratio of text to white space), alignment, typography, font size, type, style, image file size, repetition, contrast, consistency, and aesthetics
130.316.c.6.k Demonstrate knowledge of the six core domains (gov, net, com, mil, org, edu) and be familiar with new domain implementation
130.316.c.6.l Implement escape codes, hypertext markup language (html), cascading style sheets (css), and javascript through hard coding, web editors, and web authoring programs
130.316.c.6.m Identify and use ftp client software
130.316.c.6.n Implement java applet insertion
130.316.c.6.o Identify and differentiate various network topologies, including physical and logical
130.316.c.6.p Create, evaluate, and use web-based animation
130.316.c.6.q Create, evaluate, and use video, including editing, compression, exporting, appropriateness, and delivery
130.316.c.6.r Demonstrate the ability to conduct secure communications from a web server to a client
130.316.c.6.s Use hypertext linking appropriately when creating web pages