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User Experience for the Web

 

This course provides an introduction to web design principles and best practices. It focuses on understanding design from the user perspective and covers good design practices by evaluating web sites. Explore the tools that can be used for effective web design, make sites more interactive using a variety of tools and technologies and learn about site management and administration.

Take this course individually or as part of the Web Certificate program.

Who Should Attend

Those interested in learning about web design principles and best practices that maximize the user experience

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Course Outline/Topics

Topics Include:

  • Why "designing for users" matters
  • Understand how users interact with the web
  • Usability and accessibility
  • Introduction to different site types and layouts
  • Design of effective navigation tools for users
  • Strategies for page layout and page design
  • New technologies/trends in web design
  • Basic issues for incorporating multimedia
  • Search Engine Optimization and what you need to know about it

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This program can be applied toward the:

Prerequisites
Experience using Windows and a web browser, HTML Part I and CSS Part I OR equivalent experience
  Sessions  
Dates and locations to be announced.
Fee: $324
CEUs: 0.7
  Related Courses  
Cascading Style Sheets Part I
HTML Part II
Cascading Style Sheets Part II
Introduction to Internet Architecture and Technologies
Adobe Photoshop - Basics
HTML Part I
 
Email us with your interest, contact:
Pam Nellen, Program Manager, Business and Technology Programs, nellenp@uwm.edu, 414-227-3208
 

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