Throughout the course your tutor will guide through a set of small self-contained exercises. And at the end of the course you leave with completed examples that you can refer to when working on future projects.
Using HTML5 to add structure and meaning to your content
Using CSS to add style and layout to content
Web design fundamentals: markup, fonts, colour, layout, interactivity, accessibility
Understanding the challenges of responsive web design and working in a fluid medium
Organising and planning a small web project
Using tools to upload your work to the internet
Who should attend
Anyone who wants to learn how to create and manage a website using basic HTML and CSS. You will need basic computer skills. Due to the intense nature of this course, you should commit to attend every session. No prior knowledge of web design, HTML or CSS is required for this short course.
Courses are typically taught by one or more of the tutors listed below.
'Brilliant course! The tutor taught us a complicated subject in an engaging and manageable way that has really lit my enthusiasm for web design! We put our new skills into practice while we learnt to create our website throughout the course. It has given me a lot of confidence to continue working with web design and coding!' - Anon
"The teacher was knowledgeable, supportive and a great communicator. She made a complicated subject really easy to understand a put into practice. I just wish it had been one session longer, but that might be because I enjoyed it so much and did not want it to end!"
John Coumbe is a software trainer and developer.
He creates and delivers commercial training courses in web development.
He works as a visiting tutor at Birkbeck, University of London.
His development clients include The Guardian and Oxford University Press.
Please bring the following materials with you on the first day:
Notebook and Pen