FREE An Introduction to Web Technologies Course

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FREE An Introduction to Web Technologies Course

Postby Kintyre Forum News » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:20 pm

A course on An Introduction to Web Technologies for Small Businesses and Community Groups being held on Friday 25th March at 10.00am until 4.00pm at Argyll Training. Tutor is Stephen Johnson and lunch, tea/coffee will be provided.

An Introduction to Web Technologies for Small Businesses and Community Groups

This is a practical introduction to web technologies and instructs small businesses and community groups in how to harness the power of the network to improve communication, enhance marketing and increase opportunity.

Example Schedule

10.00 – 10.15 Introduction/overview
10.15 – 10.30 The Importance of having a website
Main reasons for having a website
10.30 – 11.00 The Good, the Bad and The Ugly
Examples of websites
11:00 – 11.15 Coffee break
11.15 – 12.00 Email, Websites, Branding and Discoverability
 URLs and Domain Names
 Hosting
 Setting up email on your website
 Development technologies
12.00 – 12.30 Web Development and the alternatives
 HTML – I’ve started so I’ll finish
 Standards and Accessibility
 Web 2.0 – the web for the rest of us
 phpBB and OSS vs Hosted Services
 Paypal and online payments
12.30 – 13.15 Lunch break
13.15 – 13.30 Search Engines
 Using Search Engines (Google, Bing)
 Search Engine Optimisation
13.30 – 14.15 Social Networking and sharing
 Bringing the mountain to Mohammed
 Guess what I saw the other second?
 Facebook Pages
 Facebook Like Button
 Twitter
 Location-based services
14.15 – 14.30 Coffee break
14:30 – 15:15 Blogging and video
 Your personal media channel
 Wordpress/Blogger/Tumblr
 Software and the browser
 YouTube and alternatives
 Professionalism and your personal brand
15:15 – 15:30 The Future
 Mobile, Mobile, Mobile
 The Always On Society
 The App Lifestyle
15:30-16:00 Questions and summing up


Participants will learn how to
 Apply an easy to follow step-by-step process to create and maintain an online presence
 Select the most effective internet communication methods for their organisation
 Evaluate the return on technology investment

Participants will take away from this course
 Understanding of the power of technology
 Understanding of how technology is relevant to them and their aims

Support Materials provided
 Course notes on all aspects of technology covered (also online)
 Resource finder: list of useful free resources, online links and services
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Re: FREE An Introduction to Web Technologies Course

Postby loggerstu » Mon Mar 14, 2011 9:49 pm

Do you have to book a place??
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Re: FREE An Introduction to Web Technologies Course

Postby Kintyre Forum News » Mon Mar 14, 2011 10:42 pm

loggerstu wrote:Do you have to book a place??


I believe so loggerstu. There were no contact details on the attachment we received but the course is being funded by the COuncil and contact details are

Cara Browning
Admin & Finance Assistant
Campbeltown Townscape Heritage Initiative (THI)
( Tel: 01586 559048 (int ext - 2248)
3 Harvey's Lane, Burnside Square,
Campbeltown, PA28 6GE
Cara.Browning@argyll-bute.gov.uk
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