Web Design

NEW ONLINE! How to move your Business Online
More businesses are starting to look towards heading online as a way to cut costs, reduce their pricing, and
compete with large companies. The good news is it is easier than it used to be to move your business online. (12 Hours) $219

11/02 - 12/18
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 781 33            CRN: 18128         Professor: MASTROGIACOMO

Why your business should be online & What’s possible
Now more than ever, businesses are moving online to create even more
diverse experiences for their customers, while creating more consistency in
their revenue and marketing. In this class we will learn why your business
should be online and look at some case studies of businesses who have done
it successfully.

Which business model should you follow?
In this class we will look at a few different business models and modes of ways
to take your business online, beginning to brainstorm how you can do the same.
For instance, is it selling your products online, is it hosting classes online?

Getting set up
This week we will begin to get your online space set up deciding on things like your website, platform, and more. While we will not be going over the tech, I will be providing different options, guides, and we’ll check in with each other throughout the week to discuss the benefits of each platform and how you’re doing setting them up.

Getting the word out/social media strategy
This week we will talk about how you can begin to get the word out leading up to launch day of your online business, including a brief overview of social media strategy and incorporating it into launch day and beyond.

Directing traffic to your online store
This week we will go over how to begin traffic to your online offerings both through organic means and Ads.

Market plan 
In our final week you will put together a plan for what your specific strategy in all these areas look like and your 6-month plan moving forward for how to continue to grow and expand

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ONLINE Creating Your Business Website

Trying to create your business website can be a daunting task. Learn how to 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! (16 Hours) $289

10/01 - 11/19                    6:00pm - 8:00pm                 Thursday
WEB Course
Course Number: TEC 775 33                     CRN: 18126              Professor: FISHBONE


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.

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Other Web Design classes (online classes 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. $150. ONLINE Course.  Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ 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. $150. ONLINE Course. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ 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. $150. ONLINE Course. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ 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. $150. ONLINE Course. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ 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 You will 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). $150. Enrollment and payment is through ed2go:https://www.ed2go.com/mcc/ Not eligible for tuition waivers. For questions, e-mail career_training@middlesex.mass.edu or call 781-280-3663

 

 

 





 

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