Welcome to Website Design!

Unit Outline

It is expected that in this four week unit you will learn:

  • Learn the basics of wesite design
  • Learn the basics of Dreamweaver CS6
  • How to use Dreamweaver CS6
  • Learn and explain some of the design functions of the internet and websites

Assessment will be based on:

#1 – Introduction to website design– Learn the proper techniques, terminology, and concepts around these two website design languages – 50 marks (based on correct completion)

#2– Learning Dreamweaver CS6- Learning the basic functions of Dreamweaver CS6 and develop a skill set with its functions – 60 marks (based on correct completion)

#3 – Applying Techniques– a Project to test out the techniques you learned – 50 marks (based on correct completion, teacher observation, and a final presentation rubric)

#4 – Reflection/Review – a review of the unit for major components, a reflection on what you learned, and observations on other student projects –30 marks (based on correct completion)

All work is expected to be uploaded to your blog and when asked, to the teacher hand-in folder.

Week 1 -2 –

#1a – Website Theory – Investigate websites and website design theory

#1b – HTML – Getting Started – post the results of your first page as HTML script on your Unit 3 page.

Week 2

#2 Dreamweaver Tutorials – upload the descriptions and screens shots to your Unit 3 page

or alternately use this link: https://thenewboston.com/videos.php?cat=21&video=17643 and complete tutorials 1 – 18 – document your work on your Unit 3 page

Week 3 – 4

#3 – Dreamweaver Project– create a working project, export it to the Hand-In folder, take screen shots and post them to your Unit 3 page explaining what you built.

#4 – Reflection-Review – answer these final questions, create a reflection, hand in your programs, and “snip” comments left on other student blogs

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