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Designing a Technical Solution, Certificate

Designing a Technical Solution, Certificate

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  • 35 days
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EdX is an online learning platform trusted by over 12 million users offering the Designing a Technical Solution Certificate in collaboration with MicrosoftX. Turn your idea into a prototype as you learn the process of designing and prototyping web applications to solve real problems.

About

In this course you will learn the process of turning ideas into technical solutions. Early learners often need to learn context and the big ideas of a process before diving into the advanced details, and that’s exactly what you’ll get in this course. You’ll build upon your own idea for an app as you learn the process of conducting market research, user-centered design, and front-end web development. By the end of the course, you will have a user-centered design, wireframes and specification for a web app, along with a front-end user interface built with HTML and CSS.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe how software is used to solve problems
  • Define application requirements based on user research
  • Design effective products using Human Centered Design
  • Employ Visual Studio Code and web browser tools in the development of web pages
  • Learn the basics of how the Internet works
  • Explore various prototyping techniques following industry standard design principles
  • Develop basic HTML and CSS webpages
  • Once you complete this course, continue onto Building Interactive Prototypes using JavaScript to enhance your prototype as you learn how to use JavaScript to allow interaction on your webpages.
What you'll learn
  • Solving problems with technology
  • Human-centered design
  • HTML basics
  • CSS basics
The Designing a Technical Solution Designing a Technical Solution Certificate is offered by EdX in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 35 days
    • Intensity 3 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      5 weeks, 3 to 4 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

Courses Included;
  • Module 1 – Designing Technical Products
  • Module 2 – Intro to Web Development
  • Module 3 – Building Webpages with HTML
  • Module 4 – Styling Webpages with CSS

Lecturers

  • Bre’Ana Deen - Content Developer, Microsoft

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 35 days.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 35 days.
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