Building A Website
Website / Internet Course #101 - - Course Starts at Beginner's Level

Course Objective: At the end of the three day course, each student will have achieved a solid understanding of websites. Each will have built at least one complete working multi-page website, including text, images, and response form. Each student will have launched, uploaded and edited their new website "live" on the internet.

A) Terminology
  1. Internet
  2. Website
  3. Search engines
  4. Internet Service Provider
  5. Domain Names
  6. Hosting
  7. Email
  8. FTP
  9. Upload
  10. HTML
  11. Tags
  12. Java
  13. Applets
  14. Client Side
  15. Server Side
  16. Viruses

B) Internet Access
  1. Dialup modem accounts
  2. Dedicate Access
  4. Cable Modems
  5. Wireless Access

C) Email
  1. Receiving
  2. Sending
  3. Mime/HTML
  4. Attachments
  5. Filters
  6. List Servers

D) Web Surfing
  1. Browsers
  2. Preferences
  4. Cache
  5. Cookies
  6. New Groups
  7. Chats & Discussions
  8. Animation
  9. Audio
  10. Video
  11. Shockwave
  12. Plugins
E) Website Components
  1. Pages
  2. Images
  3. Forms
  4. Links

F) Website Decisions
  1. Who (primary person responsible)
  2. What (is on the site)
  3. When (time line)
  4. Where (hosting)
  5. Why (part of marketing plan)
  6. How (are you marketing the site)

G) Website Exploration
  1. good examples
  2. bad examples

H) Website Planning
  1. Purpose
  2. Theme
  3. Layout
  4. Navigation
  5. Story board
  6. Interaction
  7. Maintenance

I) Website Building
  1. Common Elements
  2. Headers / Footers
  3. Clip Art
  4. Images
  5. Tables
  6. Forms
  7. Form Processing

J) Website Launching
  1. Testing
  2. Uploading
  3. Multi-Browser Shakedown
  4. Editing
  5. Maintenance
  6. Statistics

Course Includes:
  • "Live" work station, that will have high-speed internet access. To improve learning time, if student want's to use their own computer, we encourage them to bring it. - - However, please let us know this in advance, and plan to arrive early the first day so that we can configure your computer for access through our network.
  • Detailed course workbook
  • Lots of resource materials
  • Lots, lots, and lots of hands on time. (The way to learn is to do it)
  • Class size is limited to 3 to 6 people to provide for as much individualized attention as possible.
  • Each day 1 to 1 instruction is available before or after class.
  • Access to lots of images, clip art and designs for web site enhancements.
  • 60 Days free hosting of the student's new website on UD.NET servers.
  • Class day is from 8:30 AM until 4:30 PM
  • Each day coffee / snack breaks will be provided.
  • Lunch is the responsibility of each student (Lunch break approx. 11:30 - 12:30).
  • Course Pre-Requisites:
  • Basic understanding of computer usage
  • Basic keyboard and mouse skills
  • How to move around and explore the directory of a computer
  • How to "Open" and "Save" files
  • How to make new folders, and store documents in the folder.
  • Be able to read, understand and speak English
  • Be willing to do a little homework in advance of course starting, to insure that the best possible use of time during the class is obtained.
  • Course Costs:
  • Three day class and materials is $500.00
  • Non-refundable $150.00 deposit required to hold spot.
  • If course is paid in full and participant cancels with 7 days notice, all but the deposit, is refundable.
  • If course is paid in full and participant cancels with less than 7 days notice, and a replacement for the student is found, all but the deposit is refundable.
  • Course Options:
  • Domain name registration is available during the session, but we recommend this be done ahead of time. To insure that the domain name is usable during the session, have course instructor register domain name for you.
  • Website templates are also available before or during the session.
  • There are many software programs that will be used during the three day class. You will may consider purchasing some of the software for use after the class.


    Mailing Address:
    Universal Design, Inc.
    P.O. Box 278
    Louisville, Kentucky 40201-0278 USA

    Phone: (502) 212-7500
    Fax: (502) 212-7504

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