Typesetting on the Web

 Typesetting on the Web Class in New York

Typesetting on the Web Course

Cost: $735.00

Pixels or ems? In this seven-week course, designers will get an introduction into HTML and CSS with a focus on typography. The course will start off with HTML including proper use of tags, file structure, and linking. From there CSS will be introduced to apply color, layout, and text styles. Responsive styling techniques and custom fonts will be included as well

The goal of the course is for participants to leave with a solid understanding of HTML and CSS. With these skills, you will be able to author and style web pages, a skill that can be applied to a multitude of platforms. The course is beginner oriented with no previous experience needed, however a desire to learn coding is required.

Meets Weekly: Mondays 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m

Required materials:

  • a laptop with OS X installed (Linux is an acceptable fallback)
  • an extension cord
  • Text editing software (Sublime is recommended)
  • Chrome web browser installed

Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior to the course start date, The final day to register is May 22nd, students enrolling after this date will pay a $15 late fee.

Students MUST enroll 5 business days prior to the course start date, The final day to register is May 22nd, students enrolling after this date will pay a $15 late fee.

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.