Note: This schedule is being revised.

The readings and topic areas need updating. Assignment due dates will remain the same.

The General Study Schedule for the Semester is as follows:

Session Topic Assignments

Aug 30

Issues of Getting Started

Creating first posts

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Post an introduction

Readings

Sep 6

How the Internet Works

Browsers

Anatomy of a URL
ISPs

Touring the WWW

Begin Assignment 1

Readings

Sep 13

Search Strategies

Introduction to HTML

Readings

  • Castro Chapters 4, 13, 25

Sep 20

Introduction to FTP

Working with UNIX accounts

More HTML

Readings

  • C Chapter 7
  • TW Chapter 5
  • K Intoduction and Chapter 1

Sep 27

Planning a Site Structure

Deciding on resources

Learning your authoring software

Begin Assignment 2

Readings

Assignment 1 Due

Oct 4

What kinds of things can go there

Web vs. Print

Readings

  • K Chapters 7 and 8
  • TW Chapter 7
  • C Chapters 5 and 6

Oct 11

Site reviews

Design principles

Readings

  • TW Chapters 1 and 2

Oct 18

Midterm Exam

Readings

  • TW Chapters 3 and 4

 

Oct 25

Creating Graphics

Fonts

Cascading Style Sheets

Advanced Topics

Begin Assignment 3

Readings

  • K Chapters 8, 9, 10 and 11

Assignment 2 Due

Nov 1

Large Site Layout

Testing sites

Forms

Readings

  • C Chapter 16
  • Section 3 of TW

Nov 8

Site Assessment and Use

Begin Assignment 4

Readings

  • C Chapters 8 and 9

Nov 15

Cascading Style Sheets

Readings

  • C Chapters 18 and 19

Nov 22

JavaScript

Readings

  • C Chapters 24 and 26

Assignment 3 Due

Nov 29

Validation and testing

Readings

  • Independent work

Dec 6

Individual Topics

Readings

  • Independent work

Assignment 4 Due

Final

Final Exam

All work and revisions due Dec 11

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