Fundamentals of Web Design

Level:
Open to students entering grades 9 through 12 or freshman year of college in the fall
Session:
III - August 5th - August 9th, 2019
Days & Time:
Monday–Friday, 10:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and 2:10–4:00 p.m.
Status:
New
Teacher(s):
Tanweer Haroon

Course Description

This course serves as an introduction to the Internet, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and responsive web design techniques. Topics include web design best practices, website hosting, Internet protocols, graphics, media, and security. Students are introduced to concepts underlying the World Wide Web so as to increase website interactivity and enhance the appearance and impact of a webpage. They learn about graphics, creative layouts, how to format various web page elements, writing code, using an editor, and defining the website’s purpose and target audience. We also look at how to integrate multimedia features in webpages and how to plan and create client-side scripts/programs using JavaScript.

Course participants become knowledgeable about trends in the design and development of webpages utilized in business organization and utilize the skills learned in the course to create a website project.

Students are expected to bring laptops for this class. Laptops can be either PC or a Mac and should have 8 to 10 gigabytes of free space.

Teacher(s)

Tanweer Haroon

Tanweer Haroon is a full-time faculty member at City University of New York (Bronx Community College). He holds a master’s degree in system science from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from JMI, New Delhi. He has more than twenty years of experience in teaching and developing computer science and technology courses. Tanweer's areas of interest include computer programming, Web design, cyber-security, and database systems.

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