Art Institute Online, Adobe Offer Web Design Program

The Art Institute Online, a division of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, is partnering with Adobe Systems Inc. to develop and market certificate programs in Web design as part of the Art Institute Online Center for Professional Development. The center will offer intensive, accelerated modules in the Web design certificate programs in an online format that is specifically designed around targeted professional areas. The two programs that will initially be offered are an introduction to Web design and Web site development. Each program consists of five courses in six-week modules. These courses include: fundamentals of design for the Web; architecture and information management; Web authoring; defining and debugging specs; designing a Web site; introduction to multimedia and Web design; interactive design; Web authoring tools; user interface design; and developing a Web a site.

Adobe will provide assistance in curriculum development, and the company's software products will be the standard for the Web programs. The Web design certificate programs will utilize Adobe's GoLive and LiveMotion Web authoring and animation tools that are used extensively for Internet and Web site content creation and development. The Art Institute Online, Pittsburgh, PA, (877) 872-8869,

This article originally appeared in the 12/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.