Fundamentals

Fundamentals

Novice classes that introduce software and various technologies to the rookie student, enabling them to learn and create without fearing the tech. These are especially useful for the curious creatives wondering if taking on a new, digital skillset is right for them. After taking a Fundamentals course, the student is now a recruit and ready for a Basic Training or Bootcamp of their choosing.

Courses


Coding for Everyone

People spend so much time surfing the web, it seems silly to not understand how it all works. At times speaking with a developer or looking at code is like trying to make sense of a language you don't speak. We're here to bridge that gap! In this 2 hour course students will get a brief overview on the origins of the web, understand terms and jargon, be introduced to basic HTML and CSS, create a "Hello, World!" document, and be ready to jump into further studies. Anyone can do it, now it's your turn!

$50.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Files Types: When + Where

JPEG, GIF, PNG, PDF, MOV, AVI - oh my! Living in the digital age is confusing, especially when it comes to file types and their uses. In this 2 hour course students will be able to use and define all modern file types, understand their origins, the applications and best practices of each type, as well as the advantages and disadvantages in comparison to one another.

$50.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Squarespace Fundamentals

Not many companies or individuals are building websites from scratch anymore. With so many customizable website templates available, why reinvent the wheel? Squarespace was labeled as one of the top 3 fastest growing web content management systems in 2016. In this 2 hour course student will learn how to start a Squarespace account that includes connecting a custom domain name, thoroughly personalizing the settings for SEO and adding content to pages. We will also cover HTML and CSS basics so your site can be further customized.

$50.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

Unity Fundamentals

Democratization of game development is the core value behind the Unity engine. It has earned its reputation as the easiest, most flexible platform for creating apps and games of mobile, desktop, console, and web. With power to create big-budget game titles and feature animation productions, Unity's applications seem endless. It has also become the most popular tool for single developers who create anything from indie games to virtual reality experiences. In this 2 hour course, students will be introduced to what Unity offers, learn the editor interface, and the basics of working with 3D scenes; including the placement of objects, camera and lighting setup, and adding physical properties for interaction.

$50.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner

WordPress Fundamentals

With so many content-management and publishing systems on the market to choose from, it can be difficult to decide which one is best for the job. You've probably heard of WordPress with many companies and individuals using it for websites and blogging, but you're unsure if it's exactly what you're looking for. This class is made for you. In this 2 hour course, you will be introduced to WordPress and it's functionalities, the advantages it has over other systems, how it's used by others, and if it's right for you!

$50.00
DIFFICULTY:
Beginner