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Course Description

In this introductory course, you will learn how to style web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) coding language. Topics include using inline, internal, and external CSS, web typography, formatting text, working with web colors, using Google fonts, working with id and class selectors, working with elements, creating page layouts using elements, and CSS box model.

 

Course Outline

Course Outline
 
Unit 1: Getting to Know CSS: about CSS, CSS syntax, CSS types, working with internal CSS, styling text, styling links, styling lists, and styling tables.
 
Unit 2: Using External CSS: working with external CSS sheets, styling a multi-page website, Google fonts, and Web colors.
 
Unit 3: div Elements: id Selectors, introduction to elements, floating elements, Clearing Unwanted Floated Elements, web page layout using elements.
 
Unit 4: More about div Elements: centering a web page, CSS box model, resetting margins and paddings, class selectors, inline CSS, tag

Learner Outcomes

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this workshop students should be able to:

  • Style HTML web pages using CSS
  • Style text, lists, links and tables using CSS
  • Apply inline, internal and external CSS styling
  • Work with div elements
  • Modify CSS box model properties
  • Create web page layout using div elements
  • Work with id and class selectors
  • Work with web colors and web fonts

Course objectives

  • Styling text using CSS
  • Working with web colors and web fonts
  • Working with inline, internal and external CSS
  • Working with div elements
  • Understanding id and class selectors
  • Understanding CSS box model

What you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Read the print readings (about 20 pages a week)
  • Have the option of accessing the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Have the option of taking a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each week. The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

Discussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night. Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants. We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each week to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

Notes

Instructor: Andy Helmi, is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and  digital photography.

You will receive the virtual classroom invitation from UGotClass prior to the start of the course. Typically, classroom invitations are sent out the Wednesday prior to the start of the course. If you don't receive the classroom invitation/link, please contact the Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education at ncce@temple.edu or 267-468-8500.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
CSS Fundamentals
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $245.00
Section Notes

This UGotClass course is a one-month, online, self-paced course, scheduled for April 1-26, 2024. There are no set meeting dates/times.

Note: Students will receive Log-On instructions via email from LERN/UGotClass

Section Title
CSS Fundamentals
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Jun 03, 2024 to Jun 28, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee non-credit $245.00
Section Notes

This UGotClass course is a one-month, online, self-paced course, scheduled for June 3-28, 2024. There are no set meeting dates/times.

Note: Students will receive Log-On instructions via email from LERN/UGotClass