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Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish...

Skills you will gain

Css CodeHtmlJavaScriptCascading Style Sheets (CCS)
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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 17 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Course Overview and Website Structure and Hosting

This first module provides an overview of how websites function, their structure, and the ins and outs of choosing a website name and selecting an online host to house your website. By the end of this module, you'll be able to: find and select a web hosting company; choose an effective domain name; use the host to manage your websites; and discuss how networks and the internet function at a high level....
Reading
9 videos (Total 33 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Module 1 Introductionm
What is a Web Hosting Company?4m
How to Find and Select a Web Hosting Company4m
Naming a Website2m
Website Name Registration4m
Networks and the Internet3m
First Look at a Website Control Panel4m
Web Development Tools6m
Reading2 readings
Web Hosting Additional Resources45m
Suggested Activity: Website Hosting and Naming30m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
Hours to complete
5 hours to complete

Designing Your Own Website: HTML Basics

In this module, we'll begin to explore how to design and create websites by exploring the base language used to power all websites: HTML. By the end of this lesson, you'll be able to: identify and use common HTML tags; add an image to a webpage; create HTML-formatted tables; use hyperlinks to connect a series of webpages; upload your finished HTML pages to a web host; and, learn some tips and tricks for styling pages and practicing your coding....
Reading
10 videos (Total 60 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
Components and Structure of a Website2m
Creating Your Own HTML: Setting Up a Template6m
Creating Your Own HTML: Creating Links and Formatting Text9m
Creating Your Own HTML: Working with Images8m
Creating Your Own HTML: Working with Tables7m
Creating HTML - How to Practice7m
How to Put Your HTML on the Internet3m
How to Test Your HTML5m
Basic Styling in Webpages6m
Reading1 reading
HTML Additional Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Programming Using JavaScript

Now that you know some basic HTML, it's time to turn our attention to another common scripting language used to make websites dynamic - that is allowing users to interact with your webpages - JavaScript. While learning about JavaScript, you'll also gain some foundational knowledge common to all programming languages. By the end of this module, you'll be able to: discuss what is meant by dynamic content; perform essential programming language tasks; create simple JavaScript programs; use JavaScript to set up alerts and respond to events, to read input, and to change HTML; and conduct basic JavaScript testing....
Reading
9 videos (Total 59 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Static vs. Dynamic Webpages5m
The Value of JavaScript to Our Websites3m
JavaScript Basics: Fundamental Syntax, Part 15m
JavaScript Basics: Fundamental Syntax, Part 210m
Putting JavaScript to Work: Using Alerts and Prompts9m
Putting Javascript to Work: Events7m
Putting JavaScript to Work: Gathering Additional User Input and Dynamically Modifying HTML6m
Testing JavaScript8m
Reading1 reading
JavaScript Additional Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Websites with Style: CSS Properties, Colors and Fonts

While HTML and JavaScript are very useful for web development, they don't exactly make websites look attractive - that's where cascading style sheets, or CSS, comes into play. While HTML is used to build the structure of our pages and JavaScript is used to provide interactive functionality, CSS is used to graphically design and layout webpages. By the end of this module, you'll be able to: discuss common mistakes in designing a website; identify and apply CSS basics like purpose and syntax; use CSS properties to control fonts, colors, layouts, and other common properties; differentiate between in-line, internal, and external CSS; and practice and test your cascading style sheets....
Reading
10 videos (Total 50 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video10 videos
Plain Websites are Boring4m
CSS Basics, Part 16m
CSS Basics, Part 24m
Putting CSS to Work: Getting Started with External CSS7m
Putting CSS to Work: Setting Colors with CSS4m
Putting CSS to Work: Controlling Your Page Layout4m
Putting CSS to Work: Common CSS Properties4m
How to Practice CSS4m
Testing Website Styles6m
Reading1 reading
CSS Additional Resources45m
Quiz1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz20m

Instructor

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Daniel Randall

Senior Architect at Composer Solutions and Instructor
UC Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education

About University of California, Davis

UC Davis, one of the nation’s top-ranked research universities, is a global leader in agriculture, veterinary medicine, sustainability, environmental and biological sciences, and technology. With four colleges and six professional schools, UC Davis and its students and alumni are known for their academic excellence, meaningful public service and profound international impact....

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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