COM 178 - Creating Web Pages with Dreamweaver


Craig Bradley Instructor
Office : K-1105
Phone: 1-800-481-2242, ext. 3345
E-mail:
craigb@shawneecc.edu

 
 
 

Course Description: 
This course provides the student with an in-depth study of creating his or her own web pages using the Macromedia Dreamweaver MX software.  The student will get to create web pages, edit them, add links to other pages and add email links.  The usage of layers, tables, forms, frames, navagation bars and graphics will also be discussed. The student will learn FTP and the Dreamweaver site manager to transfer files to the server.


 
Current Text: 
Bishop, Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 . (Boston, MA). Course Technology. 2004 ISBN 0-619-18839-1


 
Grading Policy: 

100% -90%..............................................................................A
89% - 80%...............................................................................B 
79% - 70%...............................................................................C 
69% - 60%...............................................................................D 
Below 60%...............................................................................F

There are hands-on exercises that will be used in conjunction with web pages assigned that will be used in the assessment of the student.  These will be used to ascertain the final grade.

Final grade consists of the following:

Book Assigned Web Pages………………………………50 points
Student Web Project..............……………………………50 points

Book Assigned Web Pages - These are the web pages that are made from the examples in the lessons in the book. These are to be completed and the uploaded to the web server for assessment. Each chapter contains lessons that you must complete and send to the server for a grade using the site manager in the book. Contact your instructor on how to set up your web account and to get your passwords.

The Student Web Project should be a website that the student designs for a business, topic or personal interest. This website should contain many of the topical features used in the lessons in the book.

The student should make a home page and link that home page to the website.

Click here to download the student files: DOWNLOAD HERE. Go to the webpage and download the files for the Windows version. Right click and save target as.
 
Attendance Policy:

Campus section - You will be required to meet regular class meetings in the designated room

Internet Section - Since this is an internet course, you are not required to attend any class meetings. However, there will be chat sessions that will allow you to communicate with the instructor and other class members. These sessions will be held on Tuesday at 1pm and you may also join a chat session on Thursday at 1pm.

 

Assignment Policy: Lab assignments will be submitted on the scheduled deadline. Each class day that passes the deadline will be cause for deducting 5% for that particular assignment.  The maximum deduction for the late submission will be 50%. 



 
Test Policy: 
Tests are expected to be taken on the date given.  You will be allowed to make up one (1) exam.  Any miss and not made up will net a score of  zero (0).


 
Materials: 
The student will need three (3) 3.5” high-density floppy disks. DS/HD. The student could alternately use a 100MB Zip disk to hold the website information. Flash memory is also acceptable.


 
Course Objectives:.
At the end of this course the student will be able to use the Dreamweaver MX software to create web pages.
The student will be able to add and remove web page links along with email links. 

The student will be able to work with the Dreamweaver editor, apply styles and view templates. 

The student will be able to create storyboards and setup the direction and content of their WebPages. 

The student will be able to effectively use tables in their WebPages. 

The student will be able to use various types of software to produce HTML documents as web pages such as Microsoft Word. These pages will be incorporated into the web site using Dreamweaver.


The student will be able to use FTP (File Transfer Protocol) to deliver web pages to the Internet as well as the Dreamweaver file and website manager.

The student will be able to read some HTML text and incorporate that text into Dreamweaver web pages. 

The student will be able to incorporate page counters into the web page. 
 


 
 
 
Credit Hours:
2 credit hours. (1 hour lecture and 2 hour lab per week)

 
 

Craig A. Bradley, Instructor