This semester long course introduces the basics of web page design. Students learn to write their own web pages using HTML and CSS. The CSS unit is in the form of a self-paced virtual game. The design process is taught from initial planning, style tiles, and mockups to finished websites. Students also learn how to create or manipulate images in Adobe Photoshop for use on their websites.
Web Page Design II
This semester long course further develops the coding skills learned in Web Page Design I. Students learn how to work with content management systems (CMS), about differing design philosophies, basic PHP, web hosting and more. In addition to coding, students learn how to work with vector images using Adobe Illustrator and Affinity Designer. They also get to experience the full design process while working with their own client to design and implement a website.
Students must pass Web Page Design I with a B- or higher in order to take Web Page Design II.
Students that pass Web Page Design II with a B- or higher may continue on in Advanced Digital Arts.