Coding is becoming one of the most in-demand skills in the workplace today. As a result, coding has become a core skill that bolsters one’s chances for becoming a higher value to organizations. The highest demand is for programming languages with broad applicability. Begin by getting introduced to the basics of computer programming and various programming languages. Then go to the next level and acquire all the basics of HTML and CSS. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step by step process of hand coding and building web pages. Finally, discover the advanced features of CSS and learn how to use this very powerful language.


Individual Courses

Introduction to Coding

Get introduced to the basics of computer programing and various programing languages. New technologies allow people outside of the computer science field to be able to create their own web pages using code.  You will learn the basics of HTML, CSS, and Java Script in this course, as well as the practical uses for each.

HTML and CSS Fundamentals

Go to the next level in acquiring all the basics of HTML and CSS. You will learn the relationship between these two industry-standard web page coding languages and the step by step process of hand coding and building web pages. Topics include creating web page content, styling text, creating page layouts and formatting web pages content. 

Advanced CSS

Go advanced. This course covers the advanced features of CSS. Learn how to use this very powerful language to precisely layout web pages, position page elements and style them to your taste. Topics include advanced web typography, working with grids, creating responsive web pages, and working with CSS3 styles. No question is too advanced for your instructor.


Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.

DiscussionDiscussion

The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.

 

Next offering(s):

Introduction to Coding
February 4 - March 1, 2019
April 1 - 26, 2019

NEW! Advanced CSS
November 5 - 30
April 1 - 26, 2019

NEW! HTML and CSS Fundamentals
October 1 - 26
March 4 - 29, 2019

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Certificate Price: $595.00 USD

 

$595 USD

Ave. hours 48, 4.8 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructors


Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography.

 
Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since.
 

Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.


Jeff Kritzer has many years of experience in online instructional technology. He recently completed the “Advanced Online Instructor” certificate with the Online Learning Consortium. He has a Ph.D in Education and is currently a Professor in Teacher Education at a leading Midwestern University.

 

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