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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.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, learners 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

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Course Reference Number (CRN) 93034

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Course Reference Number (CRN) 91066

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