File Management

Assignment

  • Practice publishing files to your webspace using FTP. Remember to properly name your homepage file (index.html). You can download a free FTP client for Windows or Mac from Filezilla. Make sure to carefully read the installer package dialogs (as you always should) to make sure you are not installing additional software or toolbars.
  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • Email me the URL of your completed prototype document. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 10.28.14.

Sectioning Elements and File Management

Assignment

  • Practice publishing files to your webspace using FTP. Remember to properly name your homepage file (index.html). You can download a free FTP client for Windows or Mac from Filezilla. Make sure to carefully read the installer package dialogs (as you always should) to make sure you are not installing additional software or toolbars.
  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • You can email the html document to me or for additional credit upload to the server and send me the url. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 10.28.14.

Image Editing and Optimization

  • Fireworks Workspace
  • Creating Shapes
  • Working with Typography
  • Cropping and Resizing

Assignment

Complete the following tutorials and submit the folder icon you create in the 3rd tutorial.

You should email this icon to me before class on Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Late submissions will not be accepted. I do not expect you to perfectly replicate the icon in the tutorial but I would like to see a solid effort from each of you. This is a challenging assignment so I encourage you to not wait until the night before it is due. Good Luck! If you’d like you can download a 30 day trial of Fireworks on your own computer so you can work off campus.

Forms, Tables and Sectioning Elements

Assignment

Review the following resources and be prepared for a quiz on Thursday. This will cover in class discussion and readings.

Presentations

  • Class Presentations

Assignments

  1. Blog Post – Reflect on your presentation. What were your strengths & weaknesses? Identify areas you could improve and discuss possible strategies for doing so. Please be thorough. In addition to the post please share the presentation file with me via Google Drive or email.
  2. Write a blog post about 5 new tips/tricks you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information. Due October 13th.

Introduction to HTML5

Assignment

HTML Reference – Code Guide | Introduction to HTML

Structure, Content, Design, Behavior

Assignment

Create a Codepen Account and experiment with it’s features.

Read Semantic XHTML (Quiz Material) & 300 Million Dollar Button

Web Based Services and Presentation Technologies

Assignment

  1. Be prepared to to present to the class next Monday. Make sure you follow the requirements listed here.
  2. Complete the final two sessions of Power Searching with Google.
  3. Write a blog post about 5 new tips/tricks you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information. Due October 13th.
  4. Upcoming Sessions
    • 10/6 – Individual Presentations
    • 10/13 – Fall Break
    • 10/20 – Dr. Keith Bush – Department of Computer Science
    • 10/27 – Emerging Analytics Center

 

Structure, Content, Design, Behavior

Assignments

  1. This week you should complete the Power Searching with Google course as homework. Be prepared to discuss when we return to class next Tuesday. Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 | Session 6
  2. Due Thursday – Write a blog post about 5 new tips/trick you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information.

Introduction to CSS

Assignment

ReadCSS Specificity & Class vs. ID – This is quiz material.

Google Docs and Other Web-based Services

Assignment

  1. Complete the third and fourth sessions of Power Searching with Google. Create a Google doc and share it with tswallace@ualr.edu. In this document, I’d like you to take notes from the Power Searching with Google course. Once we have completed the course you will use these notes to craft a blog post containing lessons learned from the workshop. Do not email me this document!. Use the built in sharing functionality of Google Docs. If you do not know how to do this you can look here for help.
  2. Please complete the MBTI located at this web site (http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp).  Save your results and bring to class with you next Tuesday for a debrief. Have a nice weekend.

Web Related Terminology

Assignments

  1. This week you should complete the Power Searching with Google course as homework. Be prepared to discuss when we return to class next Tuesday. Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 | Session 6
  2. Due next Thursday – Write a blog post about 5 new tips/trick you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information.
  3. Read – The history of the Internet and the web, and the evolution of web standards

Quiz & File Management

Assignment

  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • You can email the html document to me or for additional credit upload to the server and send me the url. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 9.23.14.
  • Reading Assignment: CSS Basics

Mastering Google Search

Assignments

  1. This week you should complete the Power Searching with Google course as homework. Be prepared to discuss when we return to class next Tuesday. Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 | Session 6
  2. Due next Tuesday – Write a blog post about 5 new tips/trick you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information.

Sectioning Elements and File Management

Assignment

  • Create and Validate a prototype HTML document that includes examples of all HTML elements covered thus far. For a list of requirements view this page.
  • You can email the html document to me or for additional credit upload to the server and send me the url. Send to tswallace@ualr.edu before 9.23.14.
  • Reading Assignment: CSS Basics

Google Docs Overview

Assignment

  1. Complete the first two sessions  of Power Searching with Google. Create a Google doc and share it with tswallace@ualr.edu. In this document, I’d like you to take notes from the Power Searching with Google course. Once we have completed the course you will use these notes to craft a blog post containing lessons learned from the workshop. Do not email me this document!. Use the built in sharing functionality of Google Docs. If you do not know how to do this you can look here for help.
  2. Write a blog post reflecting  on the experience you had during the scavenger hunt last week. Discuss how your team decided to tackle the hunt, whether or not you felt like you worked as a team, and what you would do differently.
  3. Please complete the MBTI located at this web site (http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/jtypes2.asp).  Save your results and bring to class with you next Tuesday for a debrief. Have a nice weekend.
  4. Society of Computing and Information Science on Facebook. Join the group for meeting information, Job Postings, and special event information.