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Web Design Class for High School Students - Summer & After School

Web Design Class for High School Students

High school students and middle school students in the web design course learn first-hand how websites are designed and created, and explore what makes a good user experience. Led by professional web designers, students discover the principles of successful UX (user experience) design, exercise creative project planning, create beautiful visual designs, and bring their designs to life in a final interactive website. No prior design or coding experience is necessary for this program.

The web design course for high school students and middle school students also includes the basics of the language behind the web, HTML and CSS, along with planning and visual design aspects of web design.  Students interested in more experience with web programming should consider the Web Development Summer Program, either separately, or as a next step upon completion of this course. This web design class is offered both in the summer and as an after-school program during the school year.

Web design course for high school students topics:

  • What makes a good website
  • Designing a great user experience
  • Structuring a website’s content
  • Principles of strong visual design
  • Typography on the web
  • Preparing images for the web
  • Creative problem-solving in web projects
  • Introduction to HTML and CSS

Apps used for the web design class for high school students:

  • Adobe Photoshop for image editing
  • Adobe XD for site prototyping
  • Code editing such as Sublime Text, Dreamweaver, or Notepad++

By the end of the web design course, students will have gained:

  • Knowledge of UX (user experience) and visual design principles
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and how websites work
  • Insight into the opportunities and challenges of a career in web design
  • A final website showcasing their work

Web Design Class for High School Students - Sample Schedule for after school session

The after-school class section meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm EST.

6:00 pm - Workshops start: learn new topics and techniques from live instructor

6:45 pm - Complete practice exercises

7:00 pm - Learn new topics and techniques

7:30pm - Individual or collaborative project work

7:45 pm - Complete, review and share projects

8:00 pm - Class ends

Web Design Class for High School Students - Sample Daily Schedule for summer term

The summer class section meets daily from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm EST.

10:00 am - Workshops start: learn new topics and techniques from live instructor

10:30 am - Complete practice exercises

10:45 am - Morning break

11:00 am - Learn new topics and techniques

11:45 pm - Project planning

12:30 pm - Individual or collaborative project work

12:45 pm - Complete, review and share projects

1:00 pm - Class ends for the day

 

Questions about the web design for high school student classes? Call us at: 781-376-6044.

Web Design Class for High School Students - Summer & After School Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
Web Design Class for High School Students - Summer & After School
Weekdays
Mon. - Fri. for 2 weeks: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Online


10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
1969-12-31T19:00:00-05:00 $995.00

Web Design for High School Students Course Topics

Understanding User Experience (UX) Design for Websites

  • Establishing a UX design strategy and process
  • Tips for creating a great User Interface (UI)
  • Essential UX and UI design principles
  • Structure of a website
  • Importance of typography in UX
  • Building a wireframe for UX Design
  • UX testing and feedback
  • Taking advantage of motion in UX design
  • UX feedback and iteration process

Building websites

  • Web design tools
  • Fundamentals of web design programming with HTML and CSS
  • Graphics, color, & transparency
  • CSS for formatting text
  • Creating layouts with CSS
  • Designing for browser compatibility
  • Introduction to interactivity & multimedia
  • Designing for mobile devices

There are no prerequisites for this course. It is open to high school students and middle school students ages 13 to 18. Computers are provided for use during the course.

Participants receive comprehensive curriculum for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI who are the authors of more than 50 books on digital design. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

Available Delivery Methods For This Class

CLASSROOM
LIVE ONLINE
PRIVATE
MY LOCATION