Web Design 1 intro

A quick introduction to Web Design 1, explaining what’s covered, expectations & marking scheme.

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Web Design 1

What we’re learning

  • HTML code, tags, organizing content
  • Accessibility, universal design, inclusiveness
  • CSS code, properties, design, layouts

No final project

  • Weekly video playlists
  • Weekly coding exercises
  • And a few small quizzes

How to succeed in Web Dev

Coding is a different mindset—and will be difficult for most

  • Attend every class & lab
  • Do all the work
  • Put in the effort
  • Watch the videos before class
  • Use the resources available: teachers, TAs, lab time
  • Always ask for help

You will struggle & fail*

*Fail in the make mistakes sense, not in the fail the course sense

  • It’s okay to struggle
  • It’s to make mistakes & have to start over
  • It’s okay to need help

Some of the best learning comes from failure

Getting help

TAs in class — to help answer questions

Open lab time — get help outside class

GitHub Issues — help outside class

Tutorsavailable to hire for one-on-one

Always be coding

Multiple activities & exercises every week

Week 2 tasks ➔

Sticky note triage

Specify your working status by sticking sticky notes on your monitor

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Web Design 1 intro

A quick introduction to Web Design 1, explaining what’s covered, expectations & marking scheme.