Web 101

Course Info:

Course Introduction

In Web 101 course students learn how to get started on the modern Web, whether to launch their own Web site or just learn where to begin in developing a Web site or marketing an online business. Working with a professional Web designer, students explore a wide variety of Web-based terms and technologies, including Web 2.0, social networking, blogging, domain names, mobile sites, and more, picking up concepts they need to know and learning makes today’s Web technologies more interactive. Students explore the technical fundamentals of editing and uploading Web pages and gain an insight into online marketing and search engine optimization. By the end of the course, students will have launched a Web site and gained a basic grasp of how to use Web tools to make content more interactive and reach site’s target audience.

Course Prerequisites

Windows Level 1, Microsoft Word Level 1.

Course Notes

A Student Guide is provided for this course. Evaluation is based solely on an Academy of Learning Career College final exam. Prior to taking the final exam, students must successfully complete all the components of the online course material. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

Course Breakdown

  • Lesson 1:
    Understanding the Web; Web Basics; Better Browsing; The Modern Web and Web 2.0; Mobile Web
  • Lesson 2:
    Building a Site; Web Site Essentials; Starter Site Tour; Under the Hood; Directory structure; Working with HTML
  • Lesson 3:
    Marketing Your Content; How Users Find You; Search Engines; Grassroots Publicity; Web Traffic and Statistics
  • Program: Web Designer Program

  • Course Aim: To provide the student with the basic skills for publishing content on the Web.

  • Of interest to: Those interested in learning how today’s Web works or pursuing a career in graphic or Web design.

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