Higher Education

New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Introductory, 6th Edition

  • Patrick M. Carey University of Wisconsin
  • ISBN-10: 1111526486  |  ISBN-13: 9781111526481
  • 440 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2005, 2003
  • © 2012 | Published
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About

Overview

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML AND CSS provides thorough instruction on building interactive Web sites from scratch. In addition to providing comprehensive coverage of HTML and CSS, this book does not require any prior knowledge on the subject and starts with the basics. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even complex topics accessible to all students. New Perspectives' signature case scenarios and case problems contextualize complex concepts. Students develop their problem solving skills by working through realistic exercises, which help them retain the material and apply what they've learned in a professional environment.

Features and Benefits

  • Thorough coverage provides students with comprehensive instruction HTML and XHTML, using the New Perspectives Series' signature problem-solving approach, which makes even complex material more interesting and easier to master.
  • Designed to foster student confidence, this text starts out with the basics and gradually helps students increase their knowledge and skill set by providing increasingly difficult tasks and exercises within each chapter.
  • Case scenarios are woven throughout each chapter, which helps students understand how the concepts and skills in the text relate to the professional environment.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with HTML 5.
2. Developing a Web Site.
3. Designing with CSS.
4. Setting Page Layout with CSS.
5. Working with Tables and Columns.
Appendix A: Color Names and Color Values.
Appendix B: HTML Character Entities.
Appendix C: Working with XHTML.
Appendix D: Making the Web More Accessible.
Appendix E: HTML 5 Elements and Attributes.
Appendix F: CSS Styles and Selectors.

What's New

  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie HTML and CSS concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the technology in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

ISBN-10: 1133291805  | ISBN-13: 9781133291800

List Price = $237.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.46

This Bundle Includes:

  • Microsoft® Expression Web 3: Illustrated Complete
    List Price = $122.95  | CengageBrain Price = $122.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.50
  • New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Introductory
    List Price = $127.95  | CengageBrain Price = $127.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.25


Bundle: New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Introductory, 6th + Discovering the Internet: Complete, 4th

ISBN-10:  1305600193 | ISBN-13:  9781305600195

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This Bundle Includes:

  • New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Introductory
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  • Discovering the Internet: Complete
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Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111823308 | ISBN-13: 9781111823306)

New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Brief  (ISBN-10: 1111526451 | ISBN-13: 9781111526450)

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML AND CSS provides thorough instruction on building interactive Web sites from scratch. In addition to providing comprehensive coverage of HTML and CSS, this book does not require any prior knowledge on the subject and starts with the basics. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even complex topics accessible to all students. New Perspectives' signature case scenarios and case problems contextualize complex concepts. Students develop their problem solving skills by working through realistic exercises, which help them retain the material and apply what they've learned in a professional environment.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.75

HTML CourseNotes  (ISBN-10: 1439041687 | ISBN-13: 9781439041680)

Give your students the tools they need to succeed! Course Technology's CourseNotes are a six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the most important and widely used features of a software application in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

List Price = $11.95  | CengageBrain Price = $11.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $8.75

Student Supplements

New Perspectives on HTML and CSS: Brief  (ISBN-10: 1111526451 | ISBN-13: 9781111526450)

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON HTML AND CSS provides thorough instruction on building interactive Web sites from scratch. In addition to providing comprehensive coverage of HTML and CSS, this book does not require any prior knowledge on the subject and starts with the basics. Detailed explanations of key concepts and skills make even complex topics accessible to all level of learners. New Perspectives' signature case scenarios and case problems contextualize complex concepts. You can develop your problem solving skills by working through realistic exercises, which will help you retain the material and apply what you've learned in a professional environment.

List Price = $69.95  | CengageBrain Price = $69.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $52.75

HTML CourseNotes  (ISBN-10: 1439041687 | ISBN-13: 9781439041680)

Course Technology's CourseNotes are a six-panel quick reference card that reinforces the most important and widely used features of a software application in a visual and user-friendly format. CourseNotes will serve as a great reference tool during and after the student completes the course.

List Price = $11.95  | CengageBrain Price = $11.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $8.75

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Patrick M. Carey

Patrick Carey received his M.S. in Biostatistics from the University of Wisconsin, where he worked as a researcher designing and analyzing clinical studies. He co-authored his first textbook on using Excel as a statistical tool. Patrick has authored or co-authored over 20 academic and trade texts for the software industry.