Class / Schedule

Information Technology

Beginning Web Design (2 Days)

01-04-T831
If you need to create, re-vamp or maintain a website, and you need 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.

    Performance Objectives: 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 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

    Competencies covered in this course: Web design principles.

      Intended 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.

        Recommended Pre-requisite: None

        Scheduled Class Location and Dates
        City Facility Date and Time Course Cost Cancel Date Instructor
        Lacey SPSCC - LACEY
        4220 6th Ave SE Bldg. 1
        Lacey, WA 98503
        • May 24 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        • May 25 2017 8:00am-4:30pm
        $395.00 Sun, 05/07/2017 - 17:00 Valerie Champagne