How To Create a Website in a Weekend! (Project-Centered Course)

Start Date: 07/05/2020

Course Type: Common Course

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What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you’ll design, build, and publish a basic website that incorporates text, sound, images, hyperlinks, plug-ins, and social media interactivity. We’ll provide you with step-by-step instructions, exercises, tips, and tools that enable you to set up a domain name, create an attractive layout for your pages, organize your content properly, ensure that your site functions well across different operating systems and on mobile devices, keep your site safe, and finally, let people know your site is online. We’ll even show you how to track your visitors. Throughout the course, you'll engage in collaboration and discussion with other learners through course forums and peer review. Once you complete your first website project using Wordpress, you can move on to our optional, extended module that covers more advanced techniques such as using a simple text editor, coding in HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and more. What you’ll need to get started: This project-centered course is designed for learners who have little or no prior experience developing a web site. You will need a computer with a stable Internet connection. We’ll use Wordpress to get you started, provide lots of downloadable examples, and guide you through the process of giving and receiving constructive peer-to-peer feedback. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project-centered courses are designed to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share.

Course Syllabus

In Module 1 you will learn the mechanics of the internet, and start planning your own site. You'll articulate a purpose for your design and pick fonts and a color scheme to match. We won't use Wordpress yet; next module you will learn how to create your vision on the web.

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How To Create a Website in a Weekend! (Project-Centered Course) What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you’ll design a responsive website for your mobile phone - no doubt inspired by the great work you’ve done for mobile-friendly sites. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to create a free website, and use the resources to make it even better. We’ll teach the design skills that you need to complete the rest of the design process, so you can complete the rest of the steps for a site you’ll be proud to use and call your own. You’ll also get a head start on using your designs to get noticed by employers, so you’ll have a head start on landing your first design job. What you’ll need to get started: This project-centered course is designed for learners who have some prior experience with graphic design - a low-stress job in your field, or resume-writing, or something in between. You’ll need to know how to use Adobe Illustrator, whether that's for illustration or not, how to get your graphics into articles or pages, and how to let your work speak for itself. *About Project-Centered Courses: Project-centered courses are designed to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively

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Web Design Websites Wordpress Web Development

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