Modules

L3 Digital Media: Web Development

AS91635 Implement complex procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome

This workshop for teachers will run from 10am to 5pm and will be a practical introduction to one possible context for delivering this achievement standard.

The digital media outcome will be a multi-page website which integrates photographic content. The primary form of media will be “web languages” and the complex techniques covered will be “static site generation”, “dynamic data handling” and “multiple device outputs”.

For assessment purposes a student’s final outcome must incorporate original content. The production of original photographic content will not be covered in this workshop.

Techniques covered:
– Static site generation
– Page templates
– Static data
– Responsive design
– Dynamic data
– Optimisation
– Complex layouts

Tools used:
– Jekyll static site generator
– Command line
– HTML and CSS
– Chrome dev tools
– jQuery
– Flickr API

Building the Web

Designed for beginners with little or no prior programming experience, Building the Web focuses on the basics of CSS/HTML and provides foundational skills for advanced coding.

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Building with WordPress

Building with WordPress is a two-day course for those who are already confident with HTML and CSS. We explore the use of WordPress as a platform and what it has to offer, then develop a fully custom WordPress theme from scratch.

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Building with Python

A great option for beginners with little or no prior programming experience, Building with Python offers a broad taster of the language, while providing a solid basis for more advanced programming.

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Building with jQuery

For people with little or no previous experience with JavaScript, but confidence in HTML and CSS, this workshop introduces attendees to what’s possible with jQuery: from hand-coding using jQuery’s convenient collection of functions, to using complex plugins written by other jQuery developers.

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Building with SASS

Take your CSS to the next level

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“The Gather Workshop was really enjoyable! The presenters were great and easy to understand which really inspired me to want to learn more!”

Student, Okaihau College, Northland