Course outline

This course introduces participants to web design through HTML and Dreamweaver, also making use of free software and free online hosting for students to publish and maintain their websites. Participants will learn how to build web pages containing text, images, links, rollovers, navigation and forms.

 

Participants will gain experience in HTML coding and styling. 

This is an 8-week term course and each class is 2 hours and 30 minutes in duration.  There is with no certification offered with this course.  The course is suitable for participants with a personal interest in web design and for those interested in web design as a potential career path. At the end of this course, participants will be able to create web sites and publish them online.  

Lesson 1                                                            

  • Introduction to web design
  • Web Editing Tools: NotePad++
  • Introduction to Dreamweaver
  • Structure of a web page
  • HTML tags
  • File Management

 Lesson 2

  • Formatting Text
  • Style Attribute
  • Typography
  • Paragraphs
  • Colours
  • Lists
  • Links

Lesson 3

  • Tables
  • HTML 5 Tags
  • Forms

 Lesson 4

  • Images
  • Image file types
  • Online Image editing software
  • Copyright/Creative Commons

 Lesson 5

  • Planning your Project
  • Web Page Wireframes
  • Sitemap
  • Google Fonts and sizes
  • Colour Palettes
  • Creating Pages for your Project

Lesson 6

  • Navigation Menus
  • Rollovers
  • Anchors

Lesson 7

  • Web Publishing your Project
  • Metadata and keywords
  • FTP with Dreamweaver

Lesson 8

  • Adding Google Analytics to your Website
  • Social Media Integration and external links
  • Domain Name Registration
  • Domain Hosting

 

 

Tutor: Simon Doherty

Tuesday: 7PM-9.00PM (10 weeks)

Email: simon.doherty@stjohnscollege.ie

Email: nightcollege@stjohnscollege.ie

Adult Education office Telephone: 086-0410668

 

Course delivery format and costing may change depending on government guidelines’ around the pandemic.