Schedule:

January:

1/22 - Introduction to the course (syllabus, book)
First in-class assignment (website research)

 

1/27 - HTML, CSS elements introduced, TextEdit (Hamlet tutorial)

1/29 - Review - finish the TextEdit Hamlet tutorial
Introduction to Dreamweaver CS6 (Hamlet DW tutorial)

 

 

February:

2/03 - Please have the textbook by this date
Finish Hamlet DW tutorial
Turn in Hamlet DW tutorial (if we complete any chapters from the book, we'll turn those in as well.

2/05 - Using the Book - Videos, Site Files
Lesson 2 (Setting up a Site), Lesson 3 (Adding Text and Images)

 

2/10 - Lesson 4 (Styling your pages with CSS)

2/12 - Lesson 5 (Creating page layouts with CSS)
box model image

 

2/17 - Lesson 5

2/19 - Complete the Lesson05 extra tutorial
Lesson 6 (Advanced page layout)

 

2/24 - Finish Lesson 6 - Complete Lesson06 extra tutorial

2/26 - Lesson 7 (CSS3 Transitions and Styles), Lesson 8 (Using Web Fonts)

 

March:

3/03 - Lesson 9 (Working with Tables / self-guided)
(if you finish early, move on to Lesson 10 & 11)

3/05 - Lesson 14 (HTML5 forms / we'll work through as a class)
Lesson 10, 11 (multi-media / self-guided)

 

3/10 - Layout: How to begin designing a webpage from scratch.
Tutorials using Illustrator & Photoshop: Transparency, Logos, Icons

3/12 - Tutorials using Illustrator & Photoshop: Transparency, Logos, Icons
Turn in the layout/image tutorial
Finish all out-standing Tutorials (no work accepted after this date)

 

3/17 - Begin Assignment #1

3/19 - Continue working on Assignment #1

 

3/24 - Complete Assignment #1

3/26 - Complete Assignment #1

 

3/30 - <<Spring Break>> No class

 

April:

4/02 - <<Spring Break>> No class

 

4/07 - Assignment #1 Due / Critique
If time permits: Multi-Media (video, sound)
Lessons 10 & 11

4/09 - Lesson 16 (Responsive Layouts)
Part 1: Media Queries (p.389-407)

 

4/14 - Responsive Layout, Favicon.ico, Responsive Images
[ Tutorial ]

4/16 - Resize Images
Utilize a Responsive Image Gallery
[ Tutorial ]

 

4/21 - WebFonts revisited
Working with API's and Embed Code (Twitter / Flickr / Google Maps / YouTube)

4/23 - Lesson 16 Part 2 (Fluid Grid)
Experiment with more image gallery options (make sure they are "responsive" and compatible for touch-screens)

 

4/28 - Lesson 15 (jQuery in Dreamweaver)

4/30 - Finishing up Loose Ends (TBA)
All Tutorials (Part 2) must be finished and turned in by this date

 

MAY:

5/05 - Final Project: Creative Site Design

5/07 - Work on Creative Site Design

 

5/12 - Work on Creative Site Design

5/14 - Finish Creative Site Design. Uploading to the Web Server
Final Assignment Due / Begin Critique

 

5/19 - Finish Critique of Final Assignment
Take the Final Test

5/21 - No Class. Flex Day

 

5/26 - Finals: I am available on this day for consultations

 

 

Info:

Textbook: Wiley: Dreamweaver CC Digital Classroom. About $35.00 through Amazon.com
ISBN-13: 978-1118640159
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and have your textbook mailed in 2 days.

Syllabus - download pdf

BLACKBOARD - check your grades