For anyone interested in learning how to create their own web pages...
Authoring on the World Wide Web
09:30 - 16:30 Thursday 30th November 2000 Birkbeck College, London
The World Wide Web (WWW) is becoming increasingly
pervasive in society, covering all aspects of everyday life
including commerce, leisure and education. One of the
key features of the WWW is the ease with which
individuals can publish information, and the simplicity
with which sophisticated and exciting results can be
achieved in a short space of time.
This is a practical workshop for users of the World Wide Web and wish
to start creating their own Web pages.
Whether you are providing data for business, education or pleasure,
this workshop will give you the knowledge you need to make your
information available on the World Wide Web.
The workshop will comprise presentations, demonstrations and
hands-on sessions with opportunities for questions and discussion.
Participants will each receive a workbook which contains workshop
exercises, presentation slides and other relevant materials.
Topics covered will include:
* A comprehensive beginner's guide to web authoring
* Creation of World Wide Web pages
* Publishing documents on a web server
* Use of web authoring packages
* Converting word processor documents for use on the web
* Validation of web documents
* Web page design and accessibility issues
By the end of the workshop participants will have:
* written simple web pages using HTML tags
* included graphics in their web pages
* practised using hypertext to link to other pages
* converted MS Word documents into HTML
* published web pages on the Netskills web server
* included colours and background images in their web pages
* created web pages using tables and frames
* had an opportunity to investigate and discuss web design and
Participants need no special technical skills; however basic computer
skills such as using a mouse and keyboard are essential, and experience
of using Microsoft Windows to open, save and close files and
applications would be useful. Participants are expected to have seen
the World Wide Web and used a Web browser such as Netscape or Internet
The cost of the workshop is £ 110 for participants from higher and
further education. The workshop fee for other public sector
£ 135 and the fee for commercial and business sector participants is
Note: Costs include lunch, morning coffee and afternoon tea.
For more information about Netskills workshops, including
online booking forms, look at the Netskills event pages on the World
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0191 222 5001
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0191 222 5008