WEB PAGE DESIGNER

Technology

Career Outlook

Your New Career

When you become a Web Page Designer, you'll have plenty of career options. Businesses are concentrating on the web to advertise and sell their products as a valuable addition to their traditional locations. New businesses that engage exclusively in E-commerce are starting up all over the world.

As a trained Web Page Designer, you can work at an advertising agency, for a government agency, a non-profit organization, or small business. You can even start your own business, working as a consultant and choosing the clients you want to work for. In as little as seven months you can be prepared for a job on the cutting edge of technology.

The U.S. Department of Labor expects the demand for Web Designers to rise more than 13% through 2018.* That means jobs will open up for workers with the right skills.

With hard work and dedication one of these great jobs can be yours.

Your New Skills

Learn the skills you need to begin a career in web design by completing the Web Page Designer training program at home.

You'll learn the important skills you need to be a Web Designer:

  • Instructional CD-ROMs to take you through the material step-by-step.
  • You'll learn how to use Dreamweaver®.
  • You'll learn how to manage and support Windows® as well as troubleshooting techniques.
  • You'll even learn how to run your own business.

Your New Diploma

Earn your Web Page Designer Career Diploma at home in as little as seven months by studying just an hour a day for your new career. Expert instructors and support staff – dedicated to helping you complete your coursework – will be just a phone call or an email away.

Get more information today, and you could be working on your first lesson – and toward a new career – in a matter of minutes!

*Growth figures represent a ten-year period ending 2018. Source: "National Industry-Occupation Employment Matrix,” a publication of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Dreamweaver is a trademark of Macromedia, Inc. registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Program Overview

Learn Web Design at home. You'll get the support you need while learning at your own pace with the Continuing Education Center Web Page Designer Program.

Learn the skills you need to begin a career in web design by completing the Web Page Designer
training program at home. It's convenient and affordable.

You'll get hands-on web design training in:

  • Essential web-publishing skills
  • Elements of design, computer graphics, and HTML fundamentals
  • Internet basics, Adobe® Dreamweaver® software
  • Security, E-commerce, and much more

Software and Supplies Included!
The Continuing Education Center Web Page Designer training program includes textbooks, videos, and a copy of Adobe® Dreamweaver® software to provide you with hands-on training.

Contact the Continuing Education Center Today.

Find out more about the Continuing Education Center's Web Page Designer training that includes:

  • All the books, lessons, equipment, and learning aids you need
  • Adobe® Dreamweaver® software
  • Unlimited, toll-free instructional support
  • Access to student services by website, phone, and mail

Adobe and Dreamweaver are trademarks of Macromedia Inc. registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Program Outline

Instruction Sets
Your program consists of nine Instruction Sets designed to take you step-by-step through the techniques and skills you'll use in your new career.

Here's how it works
Your first Instruction Set will be sent immediately after your enrollment has been accepted. Other Instruction Sets will follow as you complete your exams, so that you will always have training materials to work with. Here is an overview of what you'll learn and the order in which you'll receive your lessons:

You will need access to a Microsoft® Windows®-based computer to complete this program. The Continuing Education Center recommends the following computer specifications: Pentium® III or better processor, using Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or later, a DVD drive, Microsoft Office 2007 or later. You will also need Internet access.

Instruction Set 1 (Delivered Online Only)

Learning Strategies
The advantages of learning at home; types of study materials; types of examinations; accessing and using the features of our website; determining what kind of learner you are; establishing a study schedule; using study tips; preparing for and taking examinations.

Technology and Society
The impact of technology on individuals, business, the workplace, education, and society; the global economy; and careers in technology.

Instruction Set 2

Internet Basics
Where to find browsers online; how to use a browser, including loading URLs, moving to other pages, saving pages and graphics, bookmarking, downloading, using email and search engines, setting preferences, plug-ins.

Instruction Set 3

Managing and Supporting Windows®
Modifying the Windows® desktop and program menu; customizing the Windows® operating system.

Advanced Windows®
Performing and prescribing system maintenance; resolving resource conflicts; creating a disaster plan.

Practical Exercise: Troubleshooting Windows®
"Hands-on" exercises in identifying and addressing system problems; gathering system information using the Windows® operating system.

Instruction Set 4

Essential Web Publishing Skills
The fundamentals of good writing; using document stylesheets and other common references.

Elements of Design
Design elements that make or break the "look" of a Web page; selecting an appropriate typeface.

Computer Graphics
The role of computer graphics in document layout; creating new or manipulating existing artwork, graphics, and photographs; multimedia, virtual reality, and animation.

Practical Exercise: Designing Electronic Documents
Answering questions regarding initial layout and graphic components of Web documents.

Instruction Set 5

HTML Fundamentals
Planning and developing HTML documents to build Web sites; enhancing documents using HTML codes and stylesheets.

Introduction to Web Page Design Software
Major features of Web-authoring software; elements of a Web page; functions of a Web page editor; templates and wizards; themes; languages.

Practical Exercise: Web Page Fundamentals
Exercise in working with HTML and publishing on the Web.

Textbook: HTML Basics

Instruction Set 6

Using Dreamweaver®, Part 1
Lessons designed to give "hands-on" experience with Dreamweaver®, including planning and creating a site, working with navigational structures and hyperlinks, editing text, and displaying links and images.

Software: Dreamweaver®

Textbook: Dreamweaver® Introductory Concepts and Techniques

Instruction Set 7

Using Dreamweaver®, Part 2
"Hands-on" lessons using Dreamweaver® Help, Accessibility, and publishing to a remote site.

Graded Projects

Instruction Set 8

Internet Security
Fortifying a secure Web site; firewalls; secure forms; encryption; user profiles.

E-Commerce
Planning an online business; legal concerns; determining costs; storefront set-up; processing credit cards.

Introduction to Internet Programming
Overview of current programming languages and strategies, including CGI, DHTML, XML, Java®, and more.

Uploading Web Pages
Uploading a Web site to a local or remote server; features of RJ-45, T-1, and coaxial connections, quantifying upload times for single and multiple page sites.

Graded Project

Instruction Set 9

Final Project

 

Online Library and Librarian
Students in the Continuing Education Center have access to an online library for use during their studies. Students can use this library to do the required research in the courses they complete or can use it for general reference and links to valuable resources. The library contains helpful research assistance, articles, databases, books, and Web links. A librarian is available to answer questions on general research-related topics via email and to assist students in research activities during their studies with the Continuing Education Center.

We reserve the right to change program content and materials when it becomes necessary.

A High School Diploma or GED is required to enroll in this program.

Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems Inc. registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Intel and Pentium are trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Adobe and Dreamweaver are trademarks of Macromedia Inc. registered in the United States of America and/or other jurisdictions.

Tuition

$1,670.00

Your tuition includes all books, learning aids, unlimited instructional and student support services.

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