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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.

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


Item: F38893
CEUs:  0.9
Schedule: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, 3 Tu - 9/20/2022 - 10/4/2022

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

Online registration closes 1 week before the class start date.

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