WEB DESIGN (8 sections)

This course introduces participants to web design through the use of HTML and Dreamweaver, also making use of free software and free online hosting for students to publish and maintain their websites. Participants will learn how to build web pages containing text, images, links, rollovers, navigation and forms. 

Participants will gain experience in HTML coding and styling. 

 The course is suitable for participants with a personal interest in web design and for those interested in web design as a potential career path. At the end of this course, participants will be able to create web sites and publish them online.  

Lesson 1

  • Introduction to web design
  • Web Editing Tools: NotePad++
  • Introduction to Dreamweaver
  • Structure of a web page
  • HTML tags
  • File Management

Lesson 2

  • Formatting Text
  • Style Attribute
  • Typography
  • Paragraphs
  • Colours
  • Lists
  • Links

Lesson 3

  • Tables
  • HTML 5 Tags
  • Forms

Lesson 4

  • Images
  • Image file types
  • Online Image editing software
  • Copyright/Creative Commons

Lesson 5

  • Planning your Project
  • Web Page Wireframes
  • Sitemap
  • Google Fonts and sizes
  • Colour Pallettes
  • Creating Pages for your Project

Lesson 6

  • Navigation Menus
  • Rollovers
  • Anchors

Lesson 7

  • Web Publishing your Project
  • Metadata and keywords
  • FTP with Dreamweaver

Lesson 8

  • Adding Google Analytics to your Website
  • Social Media Integration and external links
  • Domain Name Registration
  • Domain Hosting