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Online: Self-Paced

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Introduce yourself to basic features of Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS. CSS is a versatile programming language used to style web pages by specifying how HTML and XML documents should appear. CSS makes it possible to control the presentation of elements on a page, including their color, dimensions, position, and behavior. A series of lab exercises will give you the opportunity to practice the tools and concepts you learn throughout the course.

Average weekly commitment: 3+ hours. Total course commitment: 12+ hours.

Start anytime within indicated date range. You have 90 days from the date you register to complete the course.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Write and link an external style sheet to a webpage
  • Apply colour to page elements using a variety of colour systems
  • Create classes to style elements
  • Select and apply fonts to different page elements
  • Arrange elements using float and apply the clear property
  • Explore the use of drop shadows, drop caps and other creative effects
  • Explain the importance of inheritance, rule order and the box model.


Module 1: CSS Syntax

Module 2: Classes, IDs, and More

Module 3: Going Around It – Margins, Padding, and Borders

Module 4: Creative Effects

Evaluation Method



  • Basic keyboarding capability
  • Basic internet navigation skills
  • Basic file management knowledge

Required Materials


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Course Reference Number (CRN) 91015

Instructor Tallulah

Course Reference Number (CRN) 93057

Instructor Personal Mentor


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