Website Design 2 - Responsive Design

Overview

Responsive web design is more than just a buzzword. Over half of visits to your website may be from phone or tablet users, so pages that look great on both small and larger screens are essential.

In this course you will build on skills introduced in Website Design 1 - The Full Overview, learning how to code and integrate HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. You will learn how to use frameworks, a collection of building blocks for page layout, design and interactivity. Discover how to build a sophisticated website with minimal coding and under expert guidance.

Course content

  • Understanding the roles of HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • Website structure
  • Working with multiple and single page sites
  • The importance of semantic markup
  • About HTML5, and how to use it
  • Progressive enhancement with CSS3
  • Planning for responsive design
  • Building a responsive column grid
  • Working with media queries
  • Designing great looking navigation
  • Strategies for good typography
  • Working with web fonts
  • Writing web content with SEO in mind
  • Intelligent use of background and placed images
  • Working with high resolution images
  • Incorporating jQuery for interactivity and animated effects

Ideal for

Graphic designers who want to migrate their skills online, web designers who want to take their skills further, enthusiasts who find the web fascinating and want to really learn about how it works, marketing people who need to create stunning landing pages, and anyone who wants to design and build their own modern website and impress their customers, family, friends and colleagues.

Important Information

Students who have completed Website Design 1 - The Full Overview  will be eligible for a 10% discount on course fees for Website Design 2 - Responsive Design.

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Outcome

Understanding how all of this stuff works can be a challenge. This course will not only introduce you to cutting-edge web design techniques, but will give you the confidence to use them to design and create your own website. By the end of the course you will have learnt how to code and integrate HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery and have a deeper understanding of how modern websites work. Most importantly, during the course you will have the opportunity to begin building your own site with expert guidance.

Pre-requisites

Basic HTML and CSS coding skills are required, as introduced in Website Design 1. You should be able to edit code with some confidence and have a working knowledge of website structure and navigation.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are supplied, including PDF and project files.

Materials to bring

Bring a USB stick, so you can take away working project files with you each week. If you like to take notes, bring paper and pen! 

Award

Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Refreshments will not be provided - please bring as required.

Facilitator


Paul Greenstein

Specialising in web development, multimedia, email marketing and graphic design applications, Paul has been building online content since the early days of the web. Paul was co-director of Ubiq Creative Training, a London based company delivering short courses to web designers and the wider graphic design community. Since moving to Melbourne, he has continued to work as an expert trainer, consultant and developer with a wide range of clients. Paul enjoys the challenge of putting complex ideas across in a simple way, and helping his students onto the cutting edge of web design. Find out more about Paul at paulgreenstein.net

Testimonial


  • The teacher was great! He really made it interesting. I will be recommending this class to some colleagues. Lea

    Super helpful & practical - exactly what I was after as a starting point. Sheena

    It was exactly where my level of skill was and I enjoyed the progression. I'm happy I've got a great basis for future design. Nicholas

    The in-depth knowledge that the instructor has on the subject matter. Any questions asked could easily be answered. Also showed great examples of specific techniques that can be used across a range of things. Kiel

    Paul was an incredible tutor, I enjoyed the examples, interesting facts, tricks and engaging contents.  It is a fantastic course and the tutor made it awesome. Erika

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Available course dates

Tuesday 03 October 2017

  • Code S345312
  • Start date 03.10.17
  • End date 28.11.17
  • Hours 24.00
  • Campus City
  • Fee $820.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Tue 03.10.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 10.10.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 17.10.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 24.10.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 31.10.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 14.11.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 21.11.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00
Tue 28.11.17 06:30pm 09:30pm 3.00

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