Class Schedule

Working Schedule

Week 1 (1/25-27-29)
Web Identity


* Finding out about people.
* Presenting yourself online.
* Signature & Etiquette

Assignment: Who Is Your Instructor
Assignment: Google Mail, Profile and Doc
Assignment: Create Your eSignature(s)
Assignment: Cover Letter & Resume Attached

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Week 2 (2/1-3-5)
Search Engines


* Build Your Arsenal
* The Art of Searching
* Search Engine Optimizing
* Submitting A Site
* Adding Search to a Site

Assignment: Internet Scavenger Hunt

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Week 3 (2/8-10-12)
Keywords, Content, Blogs

* Key Words, META, SEO
* Build A Blog
* Create Content for Blog

Assignment: Write Terms for a Site
Assignment: Create a Blog
Assignment: Create An Entry for Your Blog

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Week 4 (2/15-17-19)
Social Media Survey

* Writing for the Web
* Top 25
* Facebook, Twitter...
* Social Media Tools

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Week 5 (2/22-(24)-26)
What is the Internet?

* History of The Internet
* Portals
* Browsers and Security

Assignment: History of the Net
Assignment: Set Up iGoogle Portal

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Week 6 (3/1-3-5)
HTML

* Standards, W3
* DocType Declarations
* Format Text, Horiz Rules

Assignment: Resume TEXT
Assignment: Resume WORD (Formatted)
Assignment: Resume HTML (Hand Coded)
Assignment: Resume HTML (Dreamweaver)

Week 7 (3/8-10-12)
Site Planning


* Who's Your Audience
* Collecting Content
* Site Map
* Determining How to Present Information
* Functionality/Usability

Assignment: Create Site Map for 5-7 page site @ yourself.
Assignment: Create audience profile.

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Week 8 (3/15-17-19)
Color, Font, Images

* Hex Basics
* Typography
* Finding graphics/photos
* Photoshop, Fireworks, Picasa

Assignment: Select font and colors for your site.
Assignment: Select graphics and photos for your site.
Assignment: Resize, color correct and save images and graphics optimized for the web.

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Week 9 (3/22-24-26)
Tables, Lists, Javascript

* Tables in HTML
* Creating Lists
* Extras with Javascript

Assignment: Create HTML shell pages for your site
Assignment: Write copy for your site. Add to pages.
Assignment: Finalize pages for your site.

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Week 10 (3/29-31-4/2)
SPRING BREAK

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Week 11 (4/5-7-9)
Share your Site

* Critique Session
* Styling with CSS

Assignment: In-Class Presentation of Web Sites.
Assignment: Create various style sheets.

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Week 12 (4/12-14-16)
About the Final Project

* Inline, Internal, External CSS

Assignment: Final Project Site - lock in site subject matter.

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Week 13 (4/19-21-23_
More CSS

- DIV tag positioning
- Image Optimization

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Week 14 (4/26-28-30)
Final Project Work Day

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Week 15
Final Project Work Day

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Week 16
FINAL EXAMS Week of 5/10