Higher Education

HTML: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques, 5th Edition

  • Gary B. Shelly
  • Denise M. Woods Purdue University
  • William J. Dorin Indiana University Northwest
  • ISBN-10: 1423927222  |  ISBN-13: 9781423927228
  • 704 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2005, 2002
  • © 2009 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $172.50
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Introduce your students to a new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With HTML: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques, Fifth Edition, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. Within this text you will find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success.

Features and Benefits

  • Contains twelve chapters and five appendices that offer comprehensive coverage of HTML, including the Web development life cycle, Web page creation using HTML,creating lists, creating links, inserting images, and formatting text.
  • Offers a new Plan Ahead feature which prepares students to create successful projects by encouraging them to think about what they are trying to accomplish before they begin.
  • Gives students the information they need to know, when they need to know it through enhancements to the step-by-step instructions, a new Q&A feature, and improved call-outs on screenshots.
  • Engages students with new Experimental steps, which encourage them to go beyond step-by-step instructions to explore and experiment with HTML code.
  • Increases students' retention with brand new end-of-chapter exercises, including Make It Right, Extend Your Knowledge, and Make It Personal, which emphasize problem-solving and experimentation.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to HTML.
2. Creating and Editing a Web Page.
3. Creating Web Pages with Links, Images, and Formatted Text.
4. Creating Tables in a Web Site.
5. Creating an Image Map.
6. Using Frames in a Web Site.
7. Creating a Form on a Web Page.
8. Creating Style Sheets.
9. Integrating JavaScript and HTML.
10. Creating Pop-Up Windows, Adding Scrolling Messages, and Validating Forms.
11. Using DOM to Enhance Web Pages.
12. Creating and Using XML Documents.
A: HTML Quick Reference.
B: Browser-Safe Color Palette.
C: Accessibility Standards and the Web.
D: Style Sheet Browser Compatibility Tables.
E: JavaScript Quick Reference.
F: XML Quick Reference.

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Instructor Resources  (ISBN-10: 1423927230 | ISBN-13: 9781423927235)

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary B. Shelly

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Denise M. Woods

Dr. Denise M. Woods is an associate professor in the School of Management at Purdue University Calumet in Hammond, Indiana. Prior to her 10 years in academia, she worked in the information technology (IT) industry for 20 years. She is the co-author of all four editions of the Shelly Cashman Series' HTML titles.

William J. Dorin

William J. Dorin is the chair of the Computer and Information Systems department at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, Indiana. He has authored or co-authored several textbooks for the Shelly Cashman Series, including JavaScript and several editions of HTML.