Week

Date

Description

 

1

M 5/14

  • Introduction to course policies and goals. Introduction to the CCLI.
  • Perform baseline skills assessment (PDF).
  • Before Tuesday, email me at jdnugent@mtu.edu with a short message to let me know that you've bookmarked this page.
 

T 5/15

Introduction to basic HTML, software, servers, and UNIX. Read or explore an HTML introductory resource for Wednesday.

W5/16

Continue the introduction to UNIX and HTML. Work on the "up and running" assignment.

R 5/17

Continue to work on the assignment. (The sample pages from class are available here.)

2

M 5/21

 

T 5/22

Discuss project evaluation. Finish up the assignment.

W5/23

"Up and running" assignment due. Begin whitepaper assignment.

R 5/24

3

M 5/28

Memorial Day—no class.

 

T 5/29

W5/30

Continue working with CSS. For Thursday, continue by exploring a CSS introductory resource.

R 5/31

Continue working with CSS. Discuss the whitepaper assignment submission and evaluation criteria.

4

M 6/4

 

T 6/5

Continue working with CSS layouts. The example page from today's class is available here.

W6/6

Continue working with CSS layouts.

R 6/7

5

M 6/11

  • Continue working with images. (Examples here.)
  • Introduction to rhetoric.
  • By tomorrow, email me with the URL of a website that you consider to be poorly designed.
 

T 6/12

Discussion of (bad) website design and a very small quiz on CSS.

W6/13

Quiz due. Website design presentations.

R 6/14

6

M 6/18

CSS assignment due by the beginning of class. Confer with Erik Hayenga of Hayenga Farms.

 

T 6/19

W6/20

  • Discuss URL encoding, document type declarations (DTDs), and web validation.
  • Explore CSS and Dreamweaver.
  • Review some CSS and work in the lab.

R6/21

Begin the site redesign assignment. Work day.

7

M 6/25

 

T 6/26

Work day.

W6/27

Work day.

R 6/28

Work day.

Ω

F 6/29

All assignments and assignment revisions due.