Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video A life of learning: Sam Kapila, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- Hi, everybody, I'm here with Sam Kapila.…Sam, I first met you in ARTIFACT Conference…in Austin, Texas,…and the thing that I loved talking with you about was…your background is in higher education,…and you and I had a great conversation…about web design and sort of, where it fit…in higher ed and how the approach to learning…web design has changed over the years.…So, could you give everybody, first,…just a little bit of background about yourself?…- Sure, I started actually right out of school…going into advertising, which what I had kind of…gone to school for, design within advertising.…
And I kind of felt like,…okay this stuff is great, but I kind of miss…doing a little bit of…web stuff that I had done when I was younger,…like having a GeoCitiies website and Angelfire and…and LiveJournal blog.…And by being at South by Southwest a couple of years later,…kind of started hearing people talk about it again,…and then at that point,…I had just started teaching and pursuing my masters,…and asked if I could teach in web design,…
- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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