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Using HTML and CSS to Design a Website


Department of Information and Communications Technology
Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

Course Overview

In this course, you will gain a foundational knowledge of website creation and be able to apply it to the planning, design and development of your own portfolio website over the course of the semester.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • define the basics in web design
  • recognize the elements of HTML
  • introduce basic concepts of CSS
  • read and write basic HTML and CSS code

Course Content

Week 1: Basic principles of Web Design

7 Videos | 1 Activity

7 Videos

  • Welcome to the course!
  • Basic principles of Web Design
  • What are the Principles of Web Development?
  • 9 Basic principles of Web Designing
  • Web Designing
  • Debugging in JavaScript
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 2: Introduction to HTML

4 Videos | 1 Activity

4 Videos

  • The basic foundation of creating a website - through HTML
  • Reading HTML documents
  • The basic structure of an HTML document
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 3: Conditional and Looping Statements

4 Videos | 1 Activity

4 Videos

  • What is CSS?
  • What are the CSS Properties?
  • 8 Important CSS Properties You Must Know
  • Summary

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment

Week 4: Read and write basic HTML and CSS code

3 Videos | 1 Activity

3 Videos

  • Web Page is Structured
  • Practical Learning
  • Key Takeaways

1 Activity

  • Exit Assessment
  1. Course Number

    DICT-WD002
  2. Classes Start

    TBA
  3. Estimated Effort

    2 hrs./week (8 hours)
  4. Price

    Free