Website Planning: Objectives, Information Architecture, UX

Business Objectives, User Experience and Information Architecture. 

This course will teach how to define and distinquish Business Objectives and Website Goals, User Case and User Story, Wireframes and Information Architecture. In this course, students will learn how to define and plan their website for the optimal conversion to the business goals. This course covers: Conversions and Call to Actions, Content structure, website building blocks and Information Architecture, User centric web development, User Case, User Story, User Journey. Why and when you need to set up your Online marketing strategy, what is the difference between mockups and wireframes, and where to start with your process > how to improve it.

10 hours
$249.00

Website Development - Part I

Students are provided with a hands-on introduction to the universal architecture of the web. This course covers website construction with HTML5 and CSS, design and usability concepts, website hosting and administration. Students will learn how to build a simple, professional-class website.

15 hours
$499.00

Website Development - Part II

In this course, students will extend their knowledge of HTML5 & CSS in building multipage websites.Students will explore CSS strategies for managing multi-column layout, responsive design principles, CSS drop-down menus, tables, forms, multimedia. 

15 hours
$499.00

Website Development - Part III

Building Blocks of Dynamic Websites

Students will discover the power of dynamic website coding with an introductory examination of PHP and MySQL. In this course, students will implement basic dynamic functions with PHP, and will hand-code a simple PHP-MySQL application to produce a dynamically-generated blog page. Students will examine similarities between their application and open source Content Management Systems like WordPress, and use what they learned to migrate an existing WordPress website.

15 hours
$499.00

Intro to JavaScript / jQuery

This course is designed for JavaScript novices who have little or no experience with the language. Students will learn the structure of JavaScript - variables, scope, control flow, functions. Students will create code that interacts with DOM and adds interactive behavior to a website. The course will discuss best practices and introduce jQuery – a widely used JavaScript library.

15 hours
$399.00

Website Optimization with Google for Maximum Success

This course examines the interplay between clear business messaging and search engine optimization. Principles covered include: Niche Service, Location, Speed, Proper Website Structure, Blogs, Target Keywords, Tags, Metadata, Google Analytics basics, Google Search Console basics, AdWords basics, Tips and Tricks.

12 hours
$399.00

Practical approach to UX/UI

Demand for UX designers is on the rise with a 10-year job growth (2014-24) forecast of 19% according to CNNMoney/Payscale's top 100 careers. The field of User Experience and User Interface web design is one of the most popular areas of expertise in web development / app development today.

15 hours
$345.00

Intro to WordPress: 101

Introduction to the WordPress Content Management Systems (CMS).

6 hours
$75.00

WordPress 201: Managed / Installed

Once WordPress is installed, you’ll have complete control over every aspect of your website. You can install custom themes and plugins to add new features to your site, or even modify the underlying CSS and PHP files to create a completely custom site.

What is WordPress?

What is it used for, and when to use hosted or managed version of WordPress?

What kind of website can you build with WordPress?

$75.00

WordPress 301: Plugins

Have you ever wondered how WordPress plugins work? Now is your chance to learn.

Join us for a two-part workshop about WordPress Plugins.

Part 1: What is a plugin? What does it do? How does it do it? How can I use them? 

4 hours
$75.00