This web design short course is perfect for print based designers who want to move into the digital world. The course covers both building a website using Adobe Dreamweaver and WordPress. This course offers professional print designers the skills to build and maintain functional websites. You will learn real world production techniques during development of a live web solution using html and css.
The course covers good site management techniques, domain name registration, site hosting, security and how to market sites using search engines. On completion of the course, you will be able to build and host simple web projects in-house.
> week 1 – intro to course format & projects
> week 2 – web formats/structure
> week 3 – web tool
> week 4 – formatting type & content
> week 5 – working with images & graphics
> week 6 – interactive elements
> week 7 – testing, uploading & maintaining a website
> week 8 – additional tools
Participants will need to have a good understanding of the operation of computer systems and a basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop. College desktop computers will be used for delivery of the course however participants should have access to Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop outside of class time for the best outcome.
> course notes
> USB 8GB
course dates: TBA
times: 6:00pm to 9:00pm
duration: 8 weekly sessions