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Beginning Web Design Principles  

If you need to create, re-vamp or maintain a website, and you want background knowledge and a few useful skills and tips, this class is for you. This class will discuss the fundamentals of what it takes to create a website from scratch and maintain it. We will discuss: the process of creating websites, terms, principles, converting images for the web, different types of website software and more. We will walk through the process of creating a very simple website.

Class format includes lecture, hands-on exercises, and real world examples.

Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Understand the process of creating a website from scratch
  • Understand important fundamental website lingo such as: “domain, URL, FTP” etc.
  • Be familiar with different software options for creating websites and learn the pros and cons of each
  • Explain best practices & guidelines for planning a website (and why people leave websites)
  • Discuss navigation techniques and terminology
  • Analyze a website and critique what “works” and what doesn’t
  • Understand the concept of Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Use “usability” principles and a checklist to help you create user-friendly sites
  • Learn about integrating social media on a website
  • Be able to create a simple website
Audience: This course is ideal for anyone, but especially communications professionals, who are involved in the conception, visual appeal and ease of use of web content.

 

Beginning Web Design Principles

Item: C237 Valerie Champagne
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Lacey Building 1
Sessions: 2 W Th Location: Room 172
4220 6th Avenue SE Lacey, WA 98503
11/1/2017 - 11/2/2017 Fee: $395.00

Refund Policy: Cancellations must be received 5 business days prior to the 1st day of class in order to receive a full refund.