Web Design



NEW! Upping Your Website Using WordPress
Get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you bring your vision to life with your own WordPress.org site and blog. You'll find out how to use WordPress to create pages and posts, add images and videos, change a site's look and feel, and include user-friendly features. You'll discover the ease of using WordPress design themes to express your creativity, and you'll see how much fun it is to be part of the vibrant WordPress online community. (12 hours) $149
10/25 - 11/15     6:00pm - 9:00pm              W           L              MASTROGIACOMO
TEC 768 80          17203                    LC-203   

Web Design Certificate 
This hands-on certificate program delves into the basic design theory, planning,deployment, and ongoing development of a website using WordPress or other blogging and content management systems.  Basic understanding of Windows and the internet are prerequisites.  WordPress will be used for all courses.  To earn a certificate in web design, candidates must complete the following five courses:  Up and Running on the Web, Scripting Languages for the Web, Designing for the Web, Maintenance and Security for Web Servers, and Advanced Topics for the Web.  This is also the preferred order for courses to be taken.
Instructor Bio:  Greg Fishbone has been designing and maintaining websites for individuals, companies, and organizations for over 20 years, a period that has seen web technology develop from a computer lab accessory to the backbone of our modern economy and central player in our daily lives. Greg serves as principal designer at Groton Pixel Web Design.  

Please contact 781-280-3663 or E-mail Us to request a certificate of completion. 

Up and Running on the Web
Create a blog or website using a popular blogging platform or content management system. Students will become proficient in online account management, dashboard usage, content creation, media library maintenance, and video embedding. At the end of the course, keep your site online and have all the tools necessary to be your own webmaster! No prior knowledge of HTML is required. (16 hours) $279
09/28 - 11/16                  7:00pm - 9:00pm                     R              B               FISHBONE
TEC 657 30                         16701                          NA-103

Maintenance & Security for Web Servers
Students will learn how to set up an account on a hosted server, install local instances of WordPress and other applications, create and restore backups, work with a MySQL database, plug up security holes, and recover from malicious attacks (16 hours) $279
10/11 - 12/06                    7:00pm - 9:00pm                     W                     B                  FISHBONE
TEC 655 30                            17163                            NA-102
No Class 11/22

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Other Web Design classes (online in partnership with Ed2go):

Online Course:  Creating Web Pages:  Intro to Web Design. Course # EDG 728
Create and post your very own Web site on the Internet using HTML in this extensive, hands-on, six week workshop. First, you'll learn about the capabilities of the World Wide Web and the fundamentals of web design. Then, with your instructor's patient guidance, you'll plan the content, structure and layout of your Web site, create pages full of neatly formatted text, build links between the pages and to the outside world, and add color, backgrounds, graphics, and tables. You'll also learn critical and timely information on securing the best possible location in search engine listings, and powerful no-cost or low-cost web marketing strategies. Sessions begin monthly.  24 hours. $130. ONLINE Course.  To enroll:  Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663


Online Course:  Intro to CSS and HTML. Course # EDG 835
Learn how to create state-of-the-art Web sites using modern CSS3 and HTML5 techniques. Take your existing HTML skills to the next level and start building sites like the pros. If you want to survive and excel in the fast-paced world of Web publishing, you're going to need to keep up with ever-evolving standards. The new standard for Web developers is to use CSS3 and HTML5.  CSS3 and HTML5 not only make it easier for you to build and manage large Web sites, these powerful languages can also give you more precise control over the appearance of every page you build. Pre-Req:  Course # EDG 728 or equivalent experience. Sessions begin monthly.  24 hours. $130. ONLINE Course.  To enroll:  Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663


Online Course:  Intermediate CSS and HTML Course # EDG 701
In this course, you'll take your CSS and HTML skills to the next level and learn how to create professional-quality websites. You'll find out the methods the pros use to quickly build effective sites that are easy to maintain and modify. You'll discover the secrets to ensuring you keep total creative control over every aspect of a site. You'll master specific techniques for using background images and controlling opacity, visibility, and scrollbars. You'll create picture thumbnail galleries, cool hover (mouseover) effects, drop-down menus and flyout menus, and animation effects that work on hover as well as touchscreens like the iPhone and iPad. You'll also discover wonderful easy-to-code methods for creating responsive layouts that scale well to all screen sizes and devices.  Pre-Req: Successful completion of "Introduction to CSS and HTML5" course, or prior experience with HTML and Web publishing.  Sessions begin monthly.  24 hours. $130. ONLINE Course.  To enroll:  Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

Advanced Web Design. Course # EDG 617 Advanced Web Pages
Take your Web design skills to the next level! Whether you want to work as a freelance Web designer, join a Web development team, or build websites for your organization, this course will give you the advanced tools you need.  In this ONLINE course, you'll learn to write HTML code for page content and CSS code for page styling. You'll master cutting-edge techniques that take advantage of HTML5 and CSS3, the latest versions of the languages used to create modern websites.  With the help of step-by-step instructions, you'll build interactive websites that collect information from visitors through email signup and feedback forms. In addition, you'll learn the latest and most effective techniques for presenting layouts and video that work in any browsing environment from a desktop computer to a mobile device. Along the way, you'll explore aesthetics, color scheming, and accessible Web page design. Sessions begin monthly.  24 hours. $130. ONLINE Course.  To enroll:  Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

JavaScript. Course # EDG 766
This programming language lets you add interactivity to your webpages by creating features such as buttons, picture carousels, and collapsible panels.  Youíll learn how to define what happens when an end user clicks a button or presses a key on your pages, and see how JavaScript enables your pages to make ìif . . . then . . . elseî decisions about what to do based on circumstances. Youíll also get a chance to try out loops and timers to create animation effects.  By the end of the course, youíll understand how to use jQuery to catapult your basic JavaScript knowledge. This course assumes students are proficient with HTML and CSS.  ONLINE COURSE.  Classes begin monthly. (24 hours). $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

 

Introduction to PHP and MySQL.  Course # EDG 986
Learn how to create an interactive Web site, allowing visitors to post and retrieve information provided by you or your siteís visitors. Learn how to create dynamic Web pages using the PHP programming language and the MySQL database server.  Discover how you can allow your siteís visitors to add new information to an online database, search through posted data, and create meaningful printed reports.  ONLINE COURSE.  Classes begin monthly. (24 hours). $130. To enroll: Step 1: www.ed2go.com/mcc to complete the online registration for your selected course. Step 2: Call MCC enrollment at 1800-818-3434 to complete payment. Students will not have access to the online sessions until payment is made. Classes begin monthly. Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, 781-280-3663 or career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

 





 

 

     


 

Last Modified: 6/19/17