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Digital Web Design

Are you looking at a career as a professional web designer/developer? This hands-on, all online, Web Design Certificate Course will give you an understanding of color, typography, web design concepts, coding languages, and best practices for your web business or career.

Start with the foundations of HTML and CSS. Then learn the basics of Javascript and other essential web technologies. Use Analytics, SEO, and User Experience to help guide your design and development decisions. And close, with a responsive design, using the Bootstrap Framework and all the techniques we have learned throughout the program.

Requirements

An Adobe Creative Cloud Dreamweaver subscription is required to complete the course assignments in this program. Please visit www.adobe.com/creativecloud to choose your plan.

NOTE: Only Adobe Dreamweaver will be used in this course.

Participants who wish to earn the Digital Web Design Certificate must successfully complete all four courses.


In this hands‐on course, use Adobe tools to learn the basics of web design using HTML and CSS. No prior knowledge of HTML or web design is required. This course prepares you for writing code, interactive responsive design, page layout techniques, compressed graphics, and text formatting. You will need Adobe Dreamweaver CC installed on all computers.

JavaScript is the language of the web. In this hands‐on course, work through plenty of practical examples, as you pick up syntax rules and the fundamentals of scripting while utilizing some of the most popular Web technologies.

Web Development Tools explores topics including Analytics, Usability Experience, SEO, and essential web development resources and tools.

In this hands-on course of Advanced Web Design techniques explores topics including the responsive design process, advanced layout and design features using the Bootstrap framework.

Tonya Wright
Tonya D. Wright
CEO & Creative Consultant, Wright Touch Designs LLC

Tonya Wright is the founder and creative consultant of Wright Touch Designs LLC. As a branding and marketing professional, her job is to dig deep and discover the most compelling aspects of an organization’s backstory, create a visual campaign that speaks to this story, and share it with the right audiences. For over 15 years, Tonya has used her entrepreneurial experiences to provide 21st-century learners with innovative training. Her creative lessons in graphic design and Web development projects introduce students to real-life scenarios and solutions to navigate today’s digital-laden workforce and diverse clientele.

Registration

Each course is 4 weeks long and cost $299 each. You must take all 4 courses to complete the certificate. Registration links coming soon.

  • Digital Design: Foundations of Web Design
  • Digital Design: Intermediate Web Design
  • Digital Design: Web Development Tools
  • Digital Design: Advanced Web Design

An Adobe Creative Cloud Dreamweaver subscription is required to complete the course assignments in this program. Please visit www.adobe.com/creativecloud to choose your plan.

NOTE: Only Adobe Dreamweaver will be used in this course.

These courses are open to the public, so anyone can enroll regardless of university affiliation. In fact, it is the mission of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education to make educational resources available to the public.

Registration remains open until the course start date. Late registrations (Through the third day of the first week, will be considered on a case by case basis.)

The courses offered by OPCE are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CEU’s are units that measure continuing education hours and are not transferrable for academic credit. For this reason, they typically do not qualify for scholarships, aid or grants.

The courses offered by OPCE are eligible for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). CEU’s are units that measure continuing education hours and are not transferrable for academic credit. For this reason, they typically do not qualify for scholarships, aid or grants.

At this time, we are unable to offer discounts or promotion codes.

No. As long as the course is completed within the four-week time period, students may log in according to their personal schedules.

One of the many benefits to the online structure is the freedom to work according to the pace of the individual.

Our instructor has created course files for you to use and practice with as you learn the techniques and tools of each of the three programs. In each course, you will move through a series of videos that allows you to practice, then complete an assignment for instructor feedback. Students may communicate directly with the instructor using the course messaging feature. Each course lasts four weeks, and is made up of four modules. It is reasonable to complete one module per week, but some may progress faster as their schedule allows.

You will receive personal feedback on your assignment submissions from the instructor.

The course is designed to start with the basics, so novice students can jump right in and become well-acquainted the program. The instructor provides sample files as collateral to work with and the videos serve as a guide for step-by-step processes.

As the course progresses, the tools, techniques and workflow become more complex. A more familiar student can expect to learn high-level functions of the program and may even choose to create their own collateral to work with.

The course is self-paced with guidance and feedback from the instructor. While the time commitment varies by participant, one can anticipate spending 2-3 hours per week to work through the courses. The courses last five weeks and are each made up of five modules. It is reasonable to complete one module per week, but some may progress faster as their schedule allows.

The Digital Web Design courses consists of five modules, over five weeks. It is reasonable to complete a module per week. The modules are formatted into groups of videos that demonstrate the program tools and techniques. As you watch the videos, you will have the opportunity to practice, then complete and submit an assignment to the instructor. Once she provides feedback that the assignment is satisfactory, you will be able to advance to the next module.

Students who successfully complete a course will retain access to the course videos for 90 days.

We offer a certificate of completion for our Digital Web Design program with CEU credit. CEUs are not transferable for academic credit hours. Our courses were created to deliver immediate skills in CSS, HTML, Analytics, SEO, and Javascript and for participants to be able to complete in a reasonable amount of time. The courses do not cover theory or case studies, and instead focus on hands-on practice with the tools and techniques the programs offer. Additionally, with continuing education programs such as ours, there is no degree requirement, application or process fee; participants simply register.

In order to complete the assignments, students must have access to the most current version of Dreamweaver available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite, which is available both for Mac and PC. Please visit https://www.adobe.com to review specific system requirements and pricing. You may also consider free trials offered by Adobe.

Employees: Any Auburn University employee is eligible to purchase a subscription through their unit’s IT provider.

Students: Any Auburn University student who is currently enrolled may request a subscription at no cost. Go to https://adobe.auburn.edu to request your subscription. For specific information Employees and Students may visit https://auburn.service-now.com/it?id=kb_article_view&sys_kb_id=5bfa6107dbc45b00965cf9b9af961930#arcGIS-content

Upon successful completion of an individual course, the student will be able to print a certificate for that course.

Upon successful completion of the Digital Web Design Program, which consists of all three courses, OPCE will mail the formal graphic design certificate. Please allow up to ten business days for processing.

Certificates are mailed from Auburn. Please allow additional time for shipping.

Last Updated: February 27, 2020