schedule

week 1

Monday, April 1

  • work through the  HTML Beginner tutorial at HTML Dog
  • complete Exercise #1: create and post an about page (about.html) that has a title, paragraphs, headings, an ordered and unordered list, a link, and an image (including a table and a form is optional); upload the file to your webhost, and send me the URL for this page before class on Wednesday 4/3

Wednesday, April 3

  • work through the CSS Beginner tutorial at HTML Dog
  • complete Exercise #2: create and post an external style sheet to format the about page that you created in the previous exercise (due before class on Monday 4/8)

week 2

Monday, April 8

  • work through the HTML Intermediate tutorial (just read spans/divs and meta tags) and the CSS Intermediate tutorial at HTML Dog
  • complete Exercise #3: create and post a webpage that uses meta tags, spans and divs, classes and ids, grouping and nesting, pseudo classes for links, shorthand for borders and margins, and a background image; send me the URL for this page before class on Wednesday 4/10

Wednesday, April 10

week 3

Monday, April 15

Wednesday, April 17

  • select a template, upload it to your web server, and begin adding your content
  • in class,
    • look at the Bodo template for a way to present resume information in HTML/CSS
    • look at the Ronin template for images used as backgrounds and ../path syntax (like 294 in style.css)
    • look at Karoline Pietrowski and Hoodzpah Design for detail on projects (thanks, Mable!)

week 4

Monday, April 22

Wednesday, April 24

  • handy tool to extract HTML colors from images
  • continue working on your template and move it to your main public_html folder
  • have a draft of your website ready to show in class on Monday, April 29

week 5

Monday, April 29

Wednesday, May 1

week 6

Monday, May 6 — Professional Website Due

  • in class: introduction to WordPress
  • send me an email with a proposal for your Multimedia Project

Wednesday, May 8

week 7

Monday, May 13— class cancelled

Wednesday, May 15

  • have a draft of your Multimedia Project ready for class on Monday, May 20

week 8

Monday, May 20

  • complete your Multimedia Project

Wednesday, May 22 — Multimedia Project Due

  • send me an email with your proposal for the Final Project

week 9

Monday, May 27 — Memorial Day holiday

Wednesday, May 29

week 10

Monday, June 3

Wednesday, June 5

Sunday, June 9 @11:00: Minor party @ my house!

Monday, June 10: Final Project due

Thursday, June 13: Minor Graduation @ Loma Pelona @ 3:00