alphabyte - IT and Training Consultants

Course Outline

Course:

Web Design Skills

Duration:

1 day

Objectives:

This course is aimed at anyone involved in influencing the design of websites, whether or not they will be building the site.  The course covers all the skills needed to structure, word and format the website, together with many hints and tips on making the site effective and inviting.

Although there are practical exercises, the course does not include the use of any website design software package.

Pre-Requisites:

Knowledge of a website structure is useful although not essential.  No knowledge of web technology or HTML is necessary.

Topics:

bulletIntroduction
bulletThe Importance of Web Design
bulletPlanning your Website
bulletTypes of Website
bulletWhat is it for?
bulletWho is it for?
bulletYour Website Objectives
bulletDefining the Web Content
bulletDefining the Structure
bulletWebsite Components
bulletThe Words - Writing Web Copy
bulletFonts & Formatting
bulletColours & Colour Schemes
bulletThe Colour Wheel
bulletLimitations of Web Colours
bulletGraphics
bulletMultimedia Effects
bulletSound
bulletAnimation
bulletFeedback & Interaction
bulletNavigation
bulletNavigation Tips
bulletFrames
bulletBridge or Doorway Pages
bulletSite Maps
bulletEvaluation
bulletQuality Testing
bulletUsability Testing
bulletAccessibility
bulletGetting your Site Noticed
bulletAdvertising
bulletSearch Engines
bulletSubmission & Optimisation
bulletImprove your Ranking
bulletMETA Tags
bulletSubmission Budget
bulletMonitoring Site Traffic
bulletSummary

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Proprietor: Kathy Jarvis
alphabyte, 19 Leigh Drive, Wickham Bishops, Essex CM8 3JS
Tel/Fax: 01621 892336  Mobile: 07710 534128  email: kathy@alphabyte.co.uk