Posts Tagged ‘Web Design Foundations’

Web Design Foundations 4: Advanced CSS and HTML topics

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

Web Design Foundations 4

Location: MadLab
Description: Web Design Foundations is a four-part modular course aimed at anyone who wants to learn about how the web works.
Date: 11-06-2012 and 18-06-2012
Start Time: 18:00
End Time: 21:00
Booking: Here 





Advanced CSS and HTML topics takes HTML and CSS further, looking at advanced topics such as multi-column layouts, cross-browser issues, CSS sprites, faux columns, optimizing layouts for different devices such as mobile phones, CSS3 transitions, transforms and animation, HTML5 video and forms, and more.

What you need to be familiar with

The Web Design Foundations course assumes no knowledge beyond basic competency with computers, and a familiarity with using the Web. It is suitable for beginners. If you want to start the course part way through, you should understand the contents of the previous sessions first.

If you are a complete novice, please look into Web Design Foundations 1: Introduction to the Web, and web design or Web Design Foundation 2: HTML Basics or Web Design Foundation 3: CSS Basics

The course is also suitable for those with previous web development experience who want to update their skillset to modern best practices.

Equipment you’ll need

  • Yourself. Refreshments will be provided.
  • A laptop of some kind. Mac, Windows or Linux is fine.
  • A decent text editor (Recommendations listed in Signup Document below)

Costs and times

£100 for the full course. This is a full day course.
You will receive an electronic copy of the teaching materials, software, and programmes we write on a USB stick.

This course is broken up into two Monday evenings (11th and 18st June) for three hours per workshop.

To prepare for the course…

More information – Web Design Foundations 4: Advanced HTML and CSS Basics

Web design foundations almost upon us!

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

I blogged a little while ago about the reasons behind running my course – read

Build your own place on the web for more. In short, I want to give everyone and anyone the chance to learn the skills they need to put together a usable, accessible, modern web site that will stand the test of time, and improve the quality of web sites overall. Course such as the Omniversity web design foundations courses are really only the tip of the iceberg, and I will be work on spreading such good web teachings far and wide across the globe in the near future, when the W3C Web Education Community Group takes off. (more…)

Web Design Foundation – One Learner’s Tale

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
A good friend of MadLab, Simon Carter, went along to the first of the four piece Web Design Foundation course, run within MadLab. Its designed so anyone can fit into it whatever their previous knowledge, whether thats an absolute novice or simply wanting to brush up on some techniques. Heres an insight into his thoughts.
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Web Design Foundations 3 : CSS Basics

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Web Design Foundations 3 : CSS Basics

Title: Web Design Foundations 3 : CSS Basics
Location: MadLab
Description: Omniversity Web Design Foundation course aimed at anyone who wants to learn about how the Web works from the very basic beginnings and be taken step by step, in a friendly informal style, up to the point where they know how to build a basic modern best practices web site and put it online.
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2011-04-04
End Time: 21:00

Web Design Foundations is a four part modular course aimed at anyone who wants to learn about how the Web works from the very basic beginnings and be taken step by step, in a friendly informal style, up to the point where they know how to build a basic modern best practices web site and put it online. This includes a bit of theory, but it largely focuses on getting your hands dirty with code (such as HTML and CSS), and learning how it REALLY works.

Web Design Foundations 3 : CSS Basics

This course looks at looks at Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in detail, the language used to add styling and layout to your HTML content. In this session you will learn fundamental CSS theory such as the box model, the cascade and specificity, how to effectively style your paragraphs, lists, tables, forms, navigation menus and other content, and the basics of layouts using floats and positioning. This session also covers some CSS3 features: shadows, border radius, CSS3 selectors and more.

What you need to be familiar with

The Web Design Foundations course assumes no knowledge beyond basic competency with computers, and a familiarity with using the Web. It is suitable for beginners. If you want to start the course part way through, you should understand the contents of the previous sessions first.

If you are a complete novice, please look into Web Design Foundations 1 : Introduction to the Web, and web design or Web Design Foundation 2: HTML Basics

The course is also suitable for those with previous web development experience who want to update their skillset to modern best practices.

Equipment you’ll need

  • Yourself. Refreshments will be provided.
  • A laptop of some kind. Mac, Windows or Linux is fine.
  • A decent text editor (Recommendations listed in Signup Document below)
  • Costs & Times

    £100 for the full course.
    You will receive an electronic copy of the teaching materials, software, and programmes we write on a USB stick.

    This course is broken up into two Monday evenings (4th & 11th April) for 3 hours per workshop.

    To prepare for the course…

    To sign up to Web Design Foundations 3 : CSS Basics

    Web Design Foundations 1 : Introduction to the Web, and web design

    Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

    Web Design Foundations

    Title: Web Design Foundations 1 : Introduction to the Web, and web design
    Location: MadLab
    Description: Omniversity of Manchester
    Start Time: 18:00
    Date: 2011-03-14
    End Time: 22:00

    Web Design Foundations is a four part modular course aimed at anyone who wants to learn about how the Web works from the very basic beginnings and be taken step by step, in a friendly informal style, up to the point where they know how to build a basic modern best practices web site and put it online. This includes a bit of theory, but it largely focuses on getting your hands dirty with code (such as HTML and CSS), and learning how it REALLY works.

    Web Design Foundations 1: Introduction to the Web, and web design

    This course starts you off at the very beginning, looking at fundamental topics such as where the web came from, how it works, how a web designer creates a web page and uploads it onto the web for others to see, how to be a part of the web design community, accessibility, usability, information architecture, and more. At the end of the session, you will briefly dive into HTML and CSS, two of the most important technologies used to build web pages.

    What you need to be familiar with

    The Web Design Foundations course assumes no knowledge beyond basic competency with computers, and a familiarity with using the Web. It is suitable for beginners. If you want to start the course part way through, you should understand the contents of the previous sessions first.

    The course is also suitable for those with previous web development experience who want to update their skillset to modern best practices.

    Equipment you’ll need

  • Yourself. Refreshments will be provided.
  • A laptop of some kind. Mac, Windows or Linux is fine.
  • A decent text editor (Recommendations listed in Signup Document below)
  • Costs

    £70 for the full course.
    You will receive an electronic copy of the teaching materials, software, and programmes we write on a USB stick.

    To prepare for the course…

    Sign up to Web Design Foundations