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February 6, 2012

Register now for free, online Web design training; starts Feb. 13

Submitted by Sarah Silva

Registration is now open for the free, online Web design training class being offered by the Information Technology Assistance Center this spring. The 12-week class begins Monday, Feb. 13, and is designed to introduce K-Staters to the fundamental concepts, terminology and best practices of Web design.

The class is free and open to all current K-State employees and students. It requires preregistration and purchasing the book "Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to (X)HTML, Style Sheets and Web Graphics," 3rd edition, by Jennifer Niederst Robbins.

blog iconThe class will be conducted online via K-State Online and will cover:

  • HTML markup for structuring webpages
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) for presentation in webpages
  • An overview of Adobe Dreamweaver Creative Suite 5.5

Each week, class members will be required to read articles and book chapters, view videos, and then complete and submit assigned exercises. The class will require purchasing a textbook and signing up for a free Dropbox account. Questions about the course can be sent to Sarah Silva.