Web Authoring 14-15 March 2017

University of East Anglia

Paul Gooding (UEA) and Matthew Sillence (UEA)

Based at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, as part of the CHASE Arts and Humanities in the Digital Age programme. The training incorporates practical work through a two-day intensive workshop. Topics covered, will include:

  • The languages of the web – HTML, CSS, Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Content and functionality – multimedia, Javascript and HTML5
  • Accessibility
  • Audience and purpose of websites
  • Presenting/undertaking research online


Day 1 – Graduate Centre, Rooms 7/8, Union House
12:00-12:30 – Arrival and lunch
12:30-15:00 – Review of project work
15:00-15:30 – Break
15:30-16:30 – Motivations for web authoring
16:30-17:30 – Emphasis on accessibility and best practice in design
17:30-18:00 – Summary
18:00-19:00 – Broadview Lodge check-in
19:00-19:30 – Travel to city centre (taxis provided)
19:30-21.30 – Group meal at Pizza Express (The Forum, Norwich)

Day 2 – Graduate Centre, Rooms 7/8, Union House
09:00-10:30 – Introduction to HTML and CSS
10:30-11:00 – Break
11:00-11:45 – Introduction to JavaScript
11:45-12:30 – Web hosting and Content Management Systems
12:30-13:15 – Lunch
13:15-14:30 – WordPress CMS
14:30-15:00 – Break
15:00-16:00 – Final discussion


Motivations for a Web Presence (PDF, 10KB)

Accessibility (PDF, 639KB)

Introduction to HTML and CSS (PDF, 671KB)

Introduction to PHP and JavaScript (PDF, 68KB)

Web Hosting and Content Management Systems (PDF, 185KB)

Software Requirements

Please download and install Brackets.io onto your device and ensure that you are using Google Chrome as your browser.