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Introduction to Web Design

Designing a web page

Introduction to Web Design is an introductory-level course providing the groundwork for building effective websites optimized in design, structure, usability, and accessibility. You will learn the fundamental principles of visual design and user experience to build webpages that are aesthetically pleasing and intuitive to navigate.

This course will guide you through the website design process, from identifying your content strategy and information architecture to choosing a layout and other design elements such as visual hierarchy, whitespace/negative space, color, and typography. During the course, you will also learn how to launch a website and get an introduction to the three main website languages: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

In this course, you will learn:

  • Differences between the Internet and the World Wide Web
  • The significance of web standards and The Web Standards Project
  • About the concept of information architecture and how it relates to website design
  • Best practices and conventions in UX design
  • Effective user interface design (UI Design)
  • Various website layouts and the advantages/disadvantages of each
  • The three core languages of web design: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
CEUs: 0.3 (contact hours - 3)

Price: $79 (USD)*

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