Training, Education, Online Courses, Web Design and Development Fields
The Web Design Business : Training, Education, Online Courses, Web Design and Development Fields is devoted to resources for Web design and development online training, online courses, or self-paced / self-study training and education in Web design, Web development, graphics design, information architecture, Web accessibility and usability and Web-related fields.
Annotated resources below include online Web-related courses, distance learning accredited universities, online business schools, online accredited universities, college courses, and other reputable online courses and classes for receiving Web design and development, graphics design training, education, or learning more about Web design, development, Web graphics, graphics design, and related areas. Some offer university degrees, some offer Web design degrees or certificates, and other types of completion certifications in Web design and related class majors.
Do you know of some good online or self-paced courses, distance learning programs, online university extensions, or other sources that could help with Web design or development education? Recommendations are welcome and encouraged!
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Web Design, Development Training, Education, Online Courses
Courses in Web technologies, Web programming, Web graphics and multimedia, and Web business. Strong reputation, good instructors. Several Web certificates offered. eClasses.org is associated with IWA. [Web site: eClasses.org.]
Ed2go offers fully accredited online courses in addition to connecting with accredited courses locally (just enter your ZIP code for U.S., Province for Australia, Canada, Guam). They offer numerous courses, beginning through advanced - listed by category. For example: Web Page Design, Web Graphics and Multimedia, Web and Computer Programming, Database Management and Programming, Digital Photography and Digital Video, Certification Prep, and more. [Web site: ed2go, part of Education To Go.]
- The HTML Writers Guild
- Kent State University: Information Architecture and Knowledge Management
You can take information architecture and knowledge management through Kent State's online continuing education program. They also offer an Online Certificate in Knowledge Management. In addition, Kent State University offers a Master of Science in Information Architecture and Knowledge Management. [Web site: Kent State University.]
- LVS Online Studies
Inexpensive online and self-study courses on quite a few Web-related topics. Online courses examples: business, graphic design and art, photography, Web development, Web programming, Web site editors, such as Dreamweaver and HomeSite, quite a few graphics programs - Adobe Flash, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop CS3, CS2, Corel Animation Shop, Paint Shop Pro, Painter, and more. Self-study areas: Academic, Arts & Humanities, Business, Computers & Internet, Filters, Graphics Programs, Memory Pages - Scrapbooking, Photography, Web Related, Instructor Led. Great reputation. By LVS Associates. [Web site: LVS Online Studies.]
- Lynda.com Online Training Library
Highly regarded. Online training, training CD-ROMs, videos, books, and more. There's also a section of free tutorials. Subscription options, too. [Web site: Lynda.com.]
- O'Reilly Learning
- Santa Rosa Junior College: Web Training Program
- Sessions Online School of Design
Receive high quality education while studying at your own pace from Sessions' online courses. Courses are available in graphic design, Web design, multimedia, digital arts, business marketing design, and software. As they state,
Sessions offers more than sixty individual courses and certificate programs in graphic design, Web design, digital arts, multimedia, and business marketing design. You'll undoubtedly recognize faculty names such as Christopher Schmitt, Molly E. Holzschlag, and reknowned photographer Ken Milburn. These courses and programs prepare students for careers in the design industry by providing a rounded education in the skills and competencies necessary for professional success.[Web site: Sessions Online School of Design.]
- UC Irvine Extension Online
UC Irvine's Extension Online offers online courses and certifications in Web Design and Development through their IT (Information Technology) Department. Their IT department also includes Business Intelligence & Data Warehousing, Database Management, IT Certifications, Java Programming, Java 2 Enterprise Edition, Linux, Microsoft .NET, Oracle Application Development, Oracle Database Administration, Visual Basic .NET. They also offer online courses and certifications in project management through their Business Management Department, including Project Management, a Project Management Update Webinar Series, Management of Business Contracts, Business Analyst, Six Sigma Lean, and more. Visit their site for the latest offerings and information. [Web site: UC Irvine Extension Online.]
- University of Phoenix
Accredited university that offers both campus and online learning. They offer certification, A.A. (Associate of Arts) degrees, B.S. (Bachelor of Science) degrees, M.A. (Master of Arts) degrees, M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) degrees, doctorate degrees, and more related to Information Technology, Business, Project Management, and more. From their site regarding online learning:
Their physical campuses are located in several U.S. states, Alberta and British Columbia in Canada, and Puerto Rico. [Web site: University of Phoenix.]
Providing the flexibility of a 100% online education.
- Complete coursework through electronic forums.
- Download lectures and assignments from your student website and study them at your convenience.
- Login to class at least four days per week for University of Phoenix or three days per week for Axia College of University of Phoenix classes. You choose the days and times.
- Build teamwork skills by collaborating on learning team assignments.
- UW Online Learning
University of Washington has a fairly large online program, offering a number of certificates and degrees through their online programs. Web-related certificates include: Business and Management, Computer Programming, Information Management, Internet and Web Technologies. Areas also include Content Management (credit), Database Management, Management in the Technology Sector, Multimedia Design and Production, Software Product Management, Web Technology Solutions, and more. [Web site: University of Washington Online Learning.]
- UW Online Learning: Information Management / Services Courses
Courses in Information Ethics, Security, and Privacy, Mobile Web Design and Development, Web publishing, Database Management Fundamentals, and more. [Web site: University of Washington Online Learning.]
- Westciv Downloadable Self-Paced Courses in CSS and Web Standards
Fabulous courses for CSS and Web Standards offered by Westciv. In addition to the downloadable courses, they also offer the course free online course - “Every week a new section of the course becomes available, but you have to work around our schedule, as the old sections disappear.” Very well done, great instructions and well written series. WestCiv also makes the popular StyleMaster software for Mac and Windows. [Web site: Westciv (western civilisation pty. ltd.)]