Learn to Code for the Web

Online Course

Future Learn
Learn to Code for the Web

What is the course about?

Learn to Code for the Web
The course Learn to Code for the Web is an online class provided by University of Leeds through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

Ever wondered what’s behind your favourite websites and apps? Get to grips with the basics of coding in HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Course description
  • Experiment with coding in different programming languages
  • 2 weeks
  • Ever thought about learning how to code? Now’s your chance to learn the languages of the future.
  • On this course, you’ll be introduced to the basics of code types. You’ll explore the role that the coding languages of HTML, CSS and JavaScript play in making web pages and sites.
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to try it for yourself by applying your new coding skills to a project of your own.
  • How the internet works
  • An introduction to coding languages
  • Investigating source code
  • Styling web pages
  • Using HTML and CSS
  • Summarise the structure and terminology of the internet.
  • Define the roles of HTML, CSS and JavaScript in making web pages and sites.
  • Experiment with the code of existing web pages using browser developer tools.
  • Produce basic HTML (with guidance) using browser-based tools.
  • Produce basic CSS (with guidance) using browser-based tools.
  • Describe how real-world sites and apps build upon the basics.
  • This course is designed for people who have digital skills but would like to build confidence in using digital technology in the workplace.
  • This may include those studying for A-levels, those who have a degree, or those who want to improve their career prospects.
  • The course will also be useful for anyone in employment who wants to boost their digital skills or anyone returning to the workplace who’d like to gain confidence in how working practices have evolved.
  • You might also be interested in the other courses in the Digital Skills for the Workplace collection from the University of Leeds and the Institute of Coding.
  • University of Leeds
  • As one of the UK’s largest research-based universities, the University of Leeds is a member of the prestigious Russell Group and a centre of excellence for teaching.
  • Institute of Coding
  • The Institute of Coding is a family of learners, businesses and educators creating a new way to develop the digital skills needed at work and beyond.

Prerequisites & Facts

Learn to Code for the Web

Course Topic

Coding & Programming, IT & Computer Science

University, College, Institution

University of Leeds

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

Learn to Code for the Web

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / University of Leeds you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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Learn to Code for the Web
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School: University of Leeds
Topic: Coding & Programming, IT & Computer Science