Using Dreamweaver 8 to Create and Manage Web Sites
Through the Rice University Technology Education Center (RTEC).
Eight Tuesdays, August 22-October 10, 2006, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Limited enrollment
Fee: $465
Register for this course by calling 713-348-5653, or register online at http://www.scs.rice.edu/rtec.

In this hands-on course, using Macromedia's Dreamweaver 8, participants will learn to author and produce basic Web pages and design site layouts with consideration to functionality, usability, and navigation.

Who Should Attend
Individuals new to Web development and design, those interested in or responsible for producing basic Web sites for personal use or in professional settings, and those interested in producing Web sites who do not have a strong interest in mastering HTML. HTML experience is not required.

Objectives:

  • Learn the fundamentals of HTML necessary to understand the behind-the-scenes code generated by WYSIWYG editors
  • Learn to use Dreamweaver 8
  • Be exposed to issues relating to Web site design, including individual page layout, planning, and organizing the contents of a site; user interface design; and site usability
  • Learn the basics of HTML, creation of Web pages, and posting to Web sites

Topics: (click here for a more detailed list)

  • Lesson 1: A Tour of Dreamweaver 8
  • Lesson 2: Setting Up and Managing Sites and Pages
  • Lesson 3: Manipulating Text, Links and Lists
  • Lesson 4: Manipulating Images and Behaviors
  • Lesson 5: Working With Tables
  • Lesson 6: Basic Accessibility Concepts
  • Lesson 7: Working With Layers
  • Lesson 8: Cascading Style Sheets and Forms

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Advanced Dreamweaver 8
Through the Rice University Technology Education Center (RTEC).
Eight Tuesdays, October 24-December 12, 2006, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Limited enrollment
Fee: $465
Register for this course by calling 713-348-5653, or register online at http://www.scs.rice.edu/rtec.

In this course, participants will extend their knowledge of Dreamweaver and learn to use computer software features used by professional developers, particularly in team situations. The instructor will discuss site management and automation capabilities of Dreamweaver, the addition of interactivity and multimedia to Web sites, and Dreamweaver's capabilities to interact with databases and content management tools.

Who Should Attend
Individuals with previous experience using Dreamweaver MX 2004 or 8. HTML experience is not required.

Objectives:

  • Learn to use Dreamweaver 8 templates and libraries
  • Learn how to use advanced features of the Cascading Style Sheet model
  • Use workflow features of Dreamweaver 8 to build Web sites in a collaborative environment
  • Create interactive site elements using layers and timelines
  • Create advanced forms
  • Understand XML and databases as the basis for advanced site functions

Topics: (click here for a more detailed list)

  • Lesson 1: Assets Library, Server-Side Includes, and Snippets
  • Lesson 2: Using Dreamweaver Templates
  • Lesson 3: Odds and Ends
    • Browser Compatibility Issues and Testing
    • Extending and Customizing Dreamweaver
  • Lesson 4: Building Web Sites With a Team
  • Lesson 5: Advanced Layers and CSS
  • Lesson 6: Working With Timelines
  • Lesson 7: Advanced Forms
  • Lesson 8: XML and Database Primer

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Anne Jungman is the instructor for both courses.

All students attending these courses will also get online support through our Forum. Class handouts, updates and Q&A are posted in the Forum regularly. Students can also use the Forum to collaborate with each other in solving assignments discussed in class.

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