Course Description

This online course is the second course in the Certificate of Advanced Front End Web Development and introduces students to essential skills for developing websites using HTML5 and CSS. Topics covered will include web standards and best practices of website development, HTML5, CSS, basics of responsive web design, fundamentals of SEO, and basics of JavaScript. 

At the end of the module, the successful student will know and be able to: 

  • Understand the structure of HTML5 and CSS. 
  • Explain the importance of responsive web design. 
  • Explain the principles of SEO. 
  • Describe and utilize JavaScript programming concepts. 
  • Design and develop a small responsive website using HTML5/CSS and JavaScript.

Level: Intermediate (students are expected to have basic web design knowledge and have experience creating basic websites) 

Assignment: Build and present a responsive website using HTML5, CSS and JavaScript. Build or improve the ePortfolio with the new website designed in the class.  

Textbook: There are no textbooks required for this class. There is an optional textbook that can be used for the first two classes of the certificate.   

Learners are expected to work on assignments outside of the classroom (approximately 2-3 hours/week). To successfully complete this course and receive a Certificate of Completion for Web Design and Development, learners will build a responsive website using HTML and CSS. The website will be documented in the ePortfolio. The ePortfolio will be used to showcase current skills and new skills obtained throughout the certificate.   


Computer Requirements: 

  • Learners will require access to a computer with high-speed internet access. 
  • Class is delivered online through the Brightspace Learning Management System (for class materials and assignments) and Microsoft Teams for class meetings. 

Brightspace and Microsoft Teams Requirements: 

  • A link will be provided through email prior to the first day of class so that you will have access to all course resources and streaming functions 
  • Once you register for this class you will be issued a UWinID. Please activate your UWinID as soon as possible. Document your UWinID and password as you will need it to access Brightspace and Teams. If you have any issues, please contact continue@uwindsor.ca
  • Visit this site for Brightspace technical requirements 


Completion of the Fundamentals of Web Design course is strongly recommended. Students are expected to have basic design knowledge and have built a basic website in the past. It will be expected that learners will have English language proficiency. 

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Section Title
Web Design and Development
Section Schedule
Mar 18, 2024 to Apr 22, 2024
Contact Hours
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Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $800.00 or $25.00 deposit
Section Notes

Full refund 7 days before the start of the course, minus a $25.00 administration fee.  Please review the Registration and Refund Policies.

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