Classes

Introduction to Web Design

Intro. to Web Design Handbook -  Intro. to Web Design Outline

 

The purpose of this course is to prepare you for a future where you can properly harness fundamental Web design skills. The course covers Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), CSS Style Sheets and introduces students to Dreamweaver, Photoshop and PDF writer as it pertains to Web Design. Students will learn project management skills while working on peer group activities and independent assignments. Major projects will focus on Design skills in Photoshop and building a portfolio Website. Many professions value an employee who is proficient in the basics of HTML, Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop. This class will provide you with the skills necessary to apply these technologies in such a way that you could use them to create educational and personal projects on your own time.

 

Adv. Web Design I

Advance Web Design I Handbook - Advance Web Design I Outline  

 

The purpose of this course is to prepare students for a future where they can properly harness advance Web design skills. The course covers advance Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and CSS Style Sheets, as well as advance topics in Dreamweaver and Photoshop as it pertains to Web Design. The course will also introduce students to Adobe Acrobat. Acrobat will provide them with the tools to create an E-portfolio, which will be used to showcase their work when applying to colleges or jobs. Students will complete peer group activities and independent projects. They will create 2 Websites, one class Website and one educational site for a teacher outside of the NHS Web Design program, each which will serve a different purpose and audience. Many professions value an employee who is proficient and advance in HTML, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop. This class will provide them with the skills necessary to use these technologies in such a way that they would be confident in adding them to their resume.
Pre-Requisite: B+ or higher average in Introduction to Web Design and Teacher approval

 

Adv. Web Design II

Advance Web Design II Handbook - Advance Web Design II Outline  - ACA Exam Guidelines

 

The purpose of this course is to confidently transition students into the professional world of Web Design and Development. Students will focus on preparing for the Adobe Dreamweaver CC certification exam. The teacher will administrate the exam at the end of the semester in the classroom setting. The course will also introduce students to JavaScript, designing and developing for multiple screen sizes and advance features in Photoshop and Dreamweaver. In conjunction with preparing for the Adobe Dreamweaver CC certification exam and expanding their knowledge on the Adobe CC suite students will build and maintain a minimum of 1 website. This website will need to be based on an educational or non-profit environment. When students exit this course they will be prepared to apply for an entry-level job in Web Design/Development, which on average starts at a rate of $25/hr.
Pre-Requisite: A or higher average in Advance Web Design 1 and Teacher Approval

 

iPad Publishing
course not offered at this time

iPad Publishing Handbook - iPad Publishing Outline  

 

This course provides examination of the print production cycle, from concept through finishing, as well as hands-on creation of print-ready digital files utilizing Adobe Creative Suite applications.   In addition, introduction to Apple iPad app development and content creation. The course will enable students to work more effectively with printers and online publishing while providing the creative capabilities of industry vendors. Additional emphasis on software proficiency, digital prepress, color reproduction, typography, green design and the creation of PDF files for digital or conventional printing.