Full course description
This course will introduce you to responsive web design (RWD) by reviewing basic principles and foundational techniques for designing websites that are viewable on all devices. While this is an introductory course, the material does require that the learner has at least a basic understanding of HTML and CSS. After completing the course, students will be able to create custom CSS layouts and use media queries to optimize websites for different screen sizes.
- Badge and credit-awarding
- Real-world case studies
- Fully accessible
- Games & Flashcards
- Video content
Estimated time to complete: 3 hours
This course includes an “Ask the Expert” feature. You can use this feature to submit questions about the course content. A subject matter expert will provide guidance or point you to additional resources for the topics you’re studying. Questions are answered as quickly as possible and usually within 24 hours.
Learners must achieve an average test score of at least 70% to meet the minimum successful completion requirement and qualify to receive IACET CEUs.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Explain the concepts and principles of responsive web design
- Define the viewport and identify how to configure a site for responsive design
- Differentiate between the CSS box and border-box models
- Calculate the widths of elements on a page using the box model and border-box model
- Understand the fundamental concepts of grid-based layout systems
- Construct simple responsive layouts using CSS Flexbox
- Summarize the purpose of media queries
- Design media query syntax using breakpoints
- Discuss what is meant by mobile-first layouts in the context of responsive design
- Explain art direction and the use of the web
Kevin Hanegan, B.S.
Kevin is the author of 4 programming books: Building State-of-the-Art Web Pages, Custom CGI Scripting with Perl, Practical Guide to Curl, and Building Solutions with the Decision Site Analytics Platform. He has worked for a variety of software companies, universities, and corporate training centers as a course developer, trainer and consultant. He currently is Vice President of Knowledge and Learning at Qlik.