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Web Design Certificate

This program will introduce participants to the development of a web site, including planning, design and construction, and enhancement. To earn a certificate in Web Design, candidates must complete the following five courses: Basics of Web Site Design using HTML and CSS, Dreamweaver Basics, Advanced Dreamweaver, Flash Animation, and Photoshop Techniques for the Web. Software used will include Microsoft Windows, a text editor such as Notepad, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe  Flash, and Adobe Photoshop. Adobe Creative Suite running in a Windows Operating System will be used in the lab. 

Prerequisites: Basic Window skills, word processing experience, computer file management basics and familiarity with Internet services such as e-mail and Web browsing. Note: While all of the software used in the computer lab is Windows based, Macintosh users are welcome. The Mac versions of the software are similar enough that there should be no issues, as long as a participant is familiar with the basics of the Mac Operating System.

Instructor: Jay Partlan, has taught credit and non-credit courses at UNH, Granite State College, Northern Essex Community College, North Shore Community College, New Hampshire Community Technical College, and Newbury College.


Advanced Dreamweaver

This class teaches advanced Dreamweaver features including site assets, templates, and head elements.  You will learn web page design features, including HTML and CSS page layout, interactive forms, rollovers, behaviors, using the tag with CSS to position elements on a page (AP Divs).

Prerequisite: Dreamweaver Basics or equivalent.

Fall 2014 Course Information

Dates/Times: Tuesday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 4 wks, 11/25-12/16

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $269 + $33 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 755 Course Number: CMPA1144 Section: RWC

Spring 2015 Course Information

Dates/Times: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 4 wks, 4/6-5/4 (no class 4/20)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $269 + $33 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 262 Course Number: CMPA1144 Section: RWA


Photoshop Techniques for the Web

A photo editor is an essential tool for preparing images for the web. Students will learn to use Adobe Photoshop’s tools to create images, edit photos and optimize size and quality for use in HTML and Flash based projects. Some of the topics to be discussed will include color corrections, selections, spot touch ups, cropping, resizing, layers, adding text, special effects, compression and more. Students will gain an understanding on how to create headers, background images, banner ads and other content that can then be integrated into Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 3 wks, 5/11-6/1 (no class 5/25)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $219 + $33 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 263 Course Number: CMPA1150 Section: RWA


Introduction to Flash Animation

Gain experience in the functions and capabilities of Adobe Flash. This course will teach you methods to incorporate interface design, illustrations, and animation into websites. We will use the Flash timeline to create animation sequences and examine the testing and publishing process.

Prerequisites: Basics of web site design using HTML and CSS or experience with HTML.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 4 wks, 6/8-6/29

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $219 + $33 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 264 Course Number: CMPA1149 Section: RWA


Basics of Web Site Design using HTML and CSS

While creating a sample website you will learn the basics of Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Skills will include creating formatted text, adding images, hyperlinks for page to page navigation, page layout, and page background formatting. Using a text editor and a free web page editor, you will create a home page and several other linked pages to compose a small website. We will discuss website transfer and site hosting to get your site online. Note: Though the course is taught on a Windows platform, the techniques covered will also apply to Macintosh systems.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 5 wks, 1/12-2/23 (no class 1/19 and 2/16)

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $335 + $81 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 260 Course Number: CMPA1142 Section: RWA


Dreamweaver Basics for Web Design

Dreamweaver is a web page editor and web site management application used by most professional designers. Topics will include the Dreamweaver screen/interface, Web page and Web site creation, typing and importing text, text layout using HTML, adding tables, images, and hyperlinks, creating style sheets, and publishing a web site to a web host. This course also continues the process of learning Web Design started in the Basics of Web Design course.

Course Information

Dates/Time: Monday, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, 4 wks, 3/9-3/30

Location: Riverwalk

Cost: $269 + $33 materials fee + $10 capital fee

CRN: 261 Course Number: CMPA1143 Section: RWA