Search results - Intermediate Web Design And Development
Oxford OX2 7DD
|Dates||Mon 14 Jan to Mon 18 Mar 2013|
Time of meeting: 5.30-8.00pm
Number of meetings: 10
|Application status||Course ended|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.|
OverviewCascading Style Sheets (CSS) and client-side scripts have transformed the look of the Web, giving designers and developers outstanding control of website presentation and behaviour. This course provides a follow-on from the Beginner's Course in Web Design
DescriptionCascading Style Sheets (CSS) and client-side scripts have transformed the look of the Web, giving designers and developers outstanding control of website presentation and behaviour. This course provides a follow-on from the Beginner's Course in Web Design and Development, taking the visual form and actions to greater depth.
The course is designed for students who have some experience of designing and building web pages using HTML such as that provided by the Beginner's Course in Web Design and Development. Students will have experience and competence in using Microsft Windows, files and folders, HTML and CSS.
During the course students will undertake exercises to develop their understanding and confidence with the core concepts of web development using standards based methods and tools.
Programme detailsWeek 1: The Browser Wars, What is a style sheet? Separating presentation and style from structure and content. Style declarations. Shorthand notation.
Week 2: Units of measurement. Element type selectors. Class and ID selectors. Pseudo-class/element descendent, parent-child, adjacent and attribute selectors. Selector grouping. Comments .
Week 3: Styling for others. Style conflicts. The cascade and inheritance. Specificity. Formatting text.
Week 4: Shorthand notation. Wireframes. Positioning, sizing, borders, background images and colour. Opacity. Drop shadows and text shadows. Collapsing margins.
Week 5: Colour notation and opacity. Floating and overlaps. Radial and linear gradients. Background images. Vendor-specific prefixes. Conditional comments for Internet Explorer. Multi-column text and CSS resets .
Week 7: Navigation bars and links. Display. Horizontal lists. Preparing for the assignment.
Week 8: Formatting and validating forms.
Week 10: Media queries, the key to designing web pages for mobile devices.
Mr Glenn Clarkson
Glenn Clarkson is a web developer and photographer who runs a web design and development company in Oxfordhsire. His career has been in publishing...more
Course aimsCourse Aim:
This course aims to teach intermediate skills in designing, developing, publishing and managing contemporary websites.
1. To extend understanding of the skills of web design and development and the management of modern websites.
3. To undertake weekly exercises applying technologies to solve simple problems in web design and development.
Assessment methodsStudent's knowledge and understanding of the course material will be assessed through coursework and two short tests during the term. The coursework will be assigned early in the course, and is expected to continue throughout the term. The coursework will account for 80% of the total assessment, with 20% being allocated to class tests.
Assessment will be based on the demonstration of skills and an understanding of the topics, and on the ability to apply these in the creation of a web implementation using appropriate technologies.
Teaching methodsAll classes will comprise a powerpoint presentation introducing each topic supported with discussion of some of the major issues and practical applications. Practical work will be assigned each week and this is expected to be continued in the students' own time in preparation for subsequent weeks.
Teaching outcomesBy the end of the course students will be expected to:
3. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current development in web design and web standard
- Programme Fee
- EU Fee: £230.00
- Non-EU Fee: £230.00