FOUR WEEK DAYTIME PROGRAM

WHEN: June 5 - 30, 2017
WHERE: UCONN Stamford Campus, Classroom TBD
DAYS: Monday - Friday
TIME: 9:30am - 4:30pm
WHO CAN REGISTER? Anyone

2017 Classes have been CLOSED

TWO WEEK EVENING PROGRAM

WHEN: June 19 - 30, 2017
WHERE: UCONN Stamford Campus, Classroom TBD
DAYS: Monday - Friday
TIME: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
WHO CAN REGISTER? Anyone

2017 Classes have been CLOSED


Web Design and Development
4 Week Daytime Program

Learning Curve: Medium

About the Course

This course is designed to provide instruction and guidance in the design and development of web and interactive media. The technical instruction will center on HTML, CSS, and an introduction to JavaScript. Later students will study the anatomy of sites that portray, “best practices" of the modern Web, as they dig deeper into the design process. Finally, students will create a fully functional website, applying an understanding of front-end developmental techniques, which includes the use of an FTP client. Throughout this four-week track, expert guest lecturers from Connecticut companies will speak regarding disciplines and crafts not included in the general curriculum. 

Digital Media CT Web Design and Development Program

Week to Week Agenda  

Click below to find out what you'll learn each week.

+ WEEK 1: June 5 - 9

The first week of this track will start with an introduction to concepts, principles, strategies, technologies, and processes of web design and development including basics of HTML and CSS used in the construction of contemporary websites. Students will explore HTML and build a preliminary web site by studying the anatomy of sites that portray, “best practices.” The basics of HTML will be provided including markup, tags, FTP, building basic pages and hypertext markup language while learning to use HTML to control screen layout. From there they will move onto the basics of CSS.

+ WEEK 2: June 12 - 16

During the second week, DMCT students will further explore the basics of web design including user interfaces, storyboarding, page layout, sound, and Dreamweaver software. This will include sections on navigation, slide show, linear and non-linear navigation structures, tables using HTML and using CSS to breath life into the venerable table Interactivity will also be explored to support gathering data with simple contact forms and how to style them with CSS.

+ WEEK 3: June 19 - 23

Application Development will be pursued during Week 3. Topics such as programming language, utilization of app development tools, and interaction with the Touch API will be introduced. Students will take a deeper dive into Dreamweaver development, workflows, floating boxes and the flow of content with an introduction to responsive layouts and Advanced Positioning. Students will develop the knowledge and skills to begin to create their own apps and strategies for publication.

+ WEEK 4: June 26 - 30

During the final week, DMCT students will complete development of, and launch a personal or business self-directed complex website.


Web Design and Development
2 Week Evening Program

Learning Curve: Medium/Hard

About the course

During this two-week intensive program in Web design, students will learn basic HTML, CSS, and a general overview of JavaScript, as they learn to develop simple pages using an industry standard text editor. Later students will study the anatomy of sites that portray, “best practices" of the modern Web, as they dig deeper into the design process. At the end of the two weeks, student will have created a fully functional website, applying an understanding of front-end developmental techniques.

Week to Week Agenda  

Click below to find out what you'll learn each week. 

+ WEEK 1: June 19 - 23

The first week of this track will start with an introduction to concepts, principles, strategies, technologies, and processes of web design and development including basics of HTML and CSS.

+ WEEK 2: June 26 - 30

During the second week, DMCT students will further explore the basics of web design, while also receiving a general introduction to basic JavaScript as they work to complete the development of, and launch a personal or business self-directed website.

 
“The HTML and JS exercises were brilliant!”
— 2016 DMCT Student
 

UCONN STAMFORD

Address: 1 University Pl, Stamford, CT 06901 | SEE ON MAP >
Phone: (203) 251-8400

Stamford is an exciting place to live, learn, work, and play – with over 400 restaurants, bars, and entertainment or arts venues.

The Digital Media & Design Department is located on the third floor of the main UConn Stamford campus. DMCT students will enjoy exclusive access to three contemporary learning spaces that include: 2 computer labs, a video production space, and a room dedicated to digital play and exploration. Spaces host a variety of technology that includes, 3D Imaging, 3D Printing, and Virtual Reality, as well as a wide selection of professional production equipment that will be available to DMCT students throughout their duration in the program. 

The UConn Stamford campus is located at the heart of downtown Stamford, with easy access from I95, and the Merritt Parkway. Metered parking is available on Franklyn Street and the UConn parking garage on Washington Blvd.

Metro-North Railroad connects the campus community, to New Haven and New York City, and provides easy access throughout Fairfield County. Below is a list of towns that offer direct service to the Stamford train station.

  • Greenwich to Stamford (D): Approx. 16 mins
  • Norwalk to Stamford: Approx. 12 mins
  • Bridgeport to Stamford: Approx. 35 mins
  • Milford to Stamford: Approx. 48 mins
  • New Haven to Stamford: Approx. 1 hr
  • Danbury to Stamford: Approx. 1 hr

 

For more information about visiting Stamford, check out the Downtown Special Services District website as well as the “Visitors” website from the City of Stamford.

 

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