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Typography  

This online, self-paced course will teach you the theory of typography and how to apply it to web design projects.

For web designers, understanding typography is an important aspect of creating a great User Experience. If you work in the web design field, you need to understand typography and how to apply this technique to your UI/UX projects. This self-paced course is all about typography! You will learn the rules of typography and gain a highly marketable visual communication skill.

What students will learn  

  • The purpose of typography
  • The difference between fonts and typefaces
  • The rules of typography and when how professionals break the rules
  • About Section 508 compliance considerations
  • How to make type flow
  • How to build a style guide for your project

How students will benefit

  • Expand your toolkit as a web designer
  • Transition from a graphic design role to web design

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


Learn the basics of working with type and fonts for web design projects.
I. Anatomy
II. Typeface vs. Font
III. Rules for Typography
IV. Types of Typography
V. Type Hierarchy
VI. Building an Efficient Style Guide



 

Typography
Item: 202003ILC86130
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020 Fee: $79.00
This is a fully online course offered by Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete description.