In this introductory course, you will learn how to style web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) coding language. Topics include using inline, internal, and external CSS, web typography, formatting text, working with web colors, using Google fonts, working with id and class selectors, working with
elements, creating page layouts using
elements, and CSS box model.
 outlineCourse Outline
Unit 1
Getting to Know CSS: about CSS, CSS syntax, CSS types, working with internal CSS, styling text, styling links, styling lists, and styling tables.

Unit 2
Using External CSS: 
working with external CSS sheets, styling a multi-page website, Google fonts, and Web colors.

Unit 3
div Elements: id Selectors, introduction to
elements, floating
elements, Clearing Unwanted Floated Elements, web page layout using

Unit 4
More about div Elements: centering a web page, CSS box model, resetting margins and paddings, class selectors, inline CSS, tag

Question MarkAbout online learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends.  It’s easy. It’s fun. 

GearsHow the Course Works

It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom.  You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access.

Once inside the online classroom, here’s what you can expect.

CalendarParticipate when you want

You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
There are no live real-time requirements or meetings. You decide when you participate.
For the best learning, participants should log into the course on 2-3 different days of the week.

ChecklistWhat you will do

For each Unit, you will:

  • Access the online readings
  • Listen to the audio presentation for the Unit and view the slides
  • Take a self-quiz to see how much you have learned
  • Engage in written online discussion with your instructor and other participants

For best learning, you should make one or more comments at 2-3 different times each day.

The content (readings, audio lectures, slides) and self quizzes are accessible for the entire course, so you can work ahead, or go back and review again, at your convenience.


The Discussion for each Unit lasts one week. All comments are made in writing and can be made at any time of the day or night.

Your instructor will log into the Discussion area at least once a day and answer questions, make comments, and respond to comments by you and the other participants.

We encourage you to make 2-3 comments each day to maximize your learning and enjoyment of the course.

It’s easy. It’s fun.



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$595.0000 USD
$245 USD

Ave. hours 16, 1.6 CEUs/ILUs

About Your Instructor

Andy Helmi is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and digital photography. Andy’s professional experience in digital media started in 1996. He has worked for a few companies and also has been running his own freelance design business ever since. Andy also has passion for teaching. He is an Adobe certified instructor and has completed “BC Instructional Skills” certification. He has been developing courses/programs and teaching at several local colleges and universities including Vancouver School Board, Vancouver Community College, Langara College and Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

Directional ArrowsCourse Objectives

·         Styling text using CSS

·         Working with web colors and web fonts
·         Working with inline, internal and external CSS
·         Working with div elements
·         Understanding id and class selectors
·         Understanding CSS box model 

Puzzle PiecesCourse Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this workshop students should be able to:

·         Style HTML web pages using CSS 
·         Style text, lists, links and tables using CSS
·         Apply inline, internal and external CSS styling
·         Work with div elements
·         Modify CSS box model properties
·         Create web page layout using div elements
·         Work with id and class selectors
·         Work with web colors and web fonts

Completion Requirements