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Design Principles   

Learn the basics of planning and designing a user-focused website.


  • Establish the purpose and goals of the website
  • Identify the characteristics and needs of the website’s audience
  • Create a site architecture diagram that describes the website’s information flow
  • Develop a navigation plan for the website
  • Write the design specification for the website
  • Determine the publishing environment for the website

Explore the planning and design phase of creating a user-focused site. This course covers the steps to take before you start building, including defining the purpose and audience; outlining the structure and navigation; and designing the look and feel. In this class, you will create a detailed plan for your site.

Bring a USB flash drive (minimum 2 GB) to class.


  • Students should have a basic knowledge of the Web and browsers
  • Participants should be proficient with navigating to folders and files; opening, saving and closing files; and using menus, toolbars and dialog boxes

See our detailed course information including course content, learning objectives, and prerequisites.


Item: W25246
CEUs:  0.9
Schedule: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 3 Tu - 1/17/2023 - 1/31/2023

Instructor(s):  Kathy Gill
Location: BVONL   Room: Online

Online registration closes 1 week before the class start date.

Students must have a Bellevue College NetID before the first class session.
Please click here to create your NetID account.

Online courses require an internet connection and the ability to interact both through audio and video using either a web cam/microphone, speakers/headset using a computer or via a mobile phone connection. Any costs associated with connectivity or equipment are the responsibility of the student.  

Total cost: $349.00