ICT Web Design Essentials

Hours: 8 / Access Length: 12 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $99.00

Course Overview:

The ICT Web Design Essentials course focuses on fundamentals of designing Web sites.

In this course, students will:

  • Learn to identify elements of a Web page, and will evaluate the aesthetics and functionality of Web sites
  • Learn the steps in the Web design process, such as determining Web site purpose, goals and target audience, and planning the site content, structure and navigation
  • Explore Web authoring tools
  • Learn the technical aspects of the Internet and the World Wide Web
  • Build a Web site using a GUI Web editor
  • Create Web pages that include audio, video and animation
  • Prepare their Web sites for publishing
  • Learn about Web hosting services, domain names, uploading files, implementation issues (bandwidth, compression, streaming) and collaboration tools (wikis, blogs)

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Principles of Web Design
  • Web Site Categories and Domains
  • Aesthetic Web Design
  • Functional and Usable Design
  • Multimedia and Interactivity
Lesson 2: Planning a Web Site
  • Web Site Planning Steps
  • Using an HTML Text Editor or GUI Web Editor
  • Using an Online Site Builder
  • Using an Offline Site Builder
  • Using a Content Management System (CMS)
Lesson 3: Creating a Web Site
  • The World Wide Web
  • Introduction to HTML
  • Elements of a Web Page
  • Multimedia and Interactivity
  • List of Basic HTML Tags
  • List of Basic HTML Attributes
Lesson 4: Publishing a Web Site
  • Collaboration
  • Blogs
  • Wikis
  • Preparing to Publish
  • Uploading Your Web Site

All necessary course materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.