Instructor's Lesson Plan for Weekend Course -- Sat PM

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Saturday, 1 to 4:30 PM

  1. To give students more practice in working with graphics, you can have them substitute the duck2.gif file for the coffee.gif file. They can find a jpg version of duck graphic.
  2. Show my web page with links to several photos, including gifs graphics, that students can use to practice with Adobe Photoshop.
  3. Show four versions of the duck graphic, each having a smaller KB size. Ask students to contrast the quality, and point out the importance of balancing quality and loading-time.
  4. Use the dancing apple website to illustrate the codes to align and scale graphics For graphic alignment, see page 93 in your text, and for scaling graphic size, see p 92.
  5. Refer to Exercise 12 in the Course Guide, and also referring to page 84 in the text, have the students load the interlaced GIF89a graphic of the Canadian goose. Point out fast connection at the college may not allow them to see interlaced image loading gradually.
  6. Have students repeat inserting, sizing graphics in webpages, but this time by using Netscape Composer.
  7. Now turn to Exercise 13 where students will create a webpage that requires using a variety of HTML tags from various pages in the textbook.
  8. Repeat Exercise 13, but this time have students use Netscape Composer. Refer to Chapter 19, beginning on page 271 of McFedries text Creating a WebPage. Some Netscape Composer items to cover -- templates, wizards, page titles, inserting images, and formatting.
  9. Introduce forms by helping students do Exercise 16. Show them the Forms resource page having forms tutorials.
  10. Discuss FTP. Show uploading webpage. Also show what the configuration set up should be for Dreamweaver to upload to Geocities. Next, show how Dreamweaver makes file management easy, juxtaposing what is on your harddrive and what is on the server.
  11. Show various examples of sites using frames. Guide students in doing Exercise 19.
  12. Help students complete the Class Project by using Netscape Composer.
  13. Show students how to duplicate various sections of the Course Guide by using Netscape Composer.
  14. Give overview of promoting a website. Especially call attention to meta tags used to attract search engines. Use View/Source to see meta tags in this excellent Rockport, MA site.

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