Web Design Certificate Syllabus

Topic: Introductions & Beginnings; HTML
Dates: Tu., 21 Sept. 2004
Software: Mozilla
HTML: html, head, body, p, br, hr
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Topic: Hand-coded HTML
Dates: Tu, 28 Sept. 2004
Software: Mozilla, TextPad
HTML: character entities, ul, ol, li, img, b, i, center, a
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Topic: Hand-coded HTML
Dates: Th., 5 Oct. 2004
Software: Mozilla, Internet Explorer, TextPad
HTML:
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Topics: Middleware ~ WYSIWYG & Dreamweaver ~ tables
Dates: Th., 12 Oct. 2004
Software: Dreamweaver
HTML: table, tr, td
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Topic: Intro to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
Dates: Th., 19 Oct. 2004
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Topic: CSS
Dates: Th., 26 Oct. 2004
Software: TextPad
Book: Eric Meyer on CSS: Mastering the Language of Web Design
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  • SimpleQuiz ~ Short quizzes on the best way to format HTML & CSS, followed by the best responses. It will make you think!
  • What Is Content Management? ~ An attempt to give a brief overview, and focused on the CMS we'll be using.

Topic: CSS
Dates: Th., 2 Nov. 2004
Software: TextPad
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Topic: Intro to Content Management Systems (CMS)
Dates: Th., 9 Nov. 2004
Software: TextPad
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Topic: XHTML & XML ~ Goodbye
Dates: Th., 16 Nov. 2004
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