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End-of-semester info

Posted on: December 13th, 2012


Here’s a list of assignments that must have links on your CAWEB home page:

  • Web Gazette 3
  • Resume
  • 100K Scuba
  • Artist/Musician
  • Dane County Farmers Market
  • Styling Link States with CSS
  • SimpleViewer Gallery
  • Pirate Party
  • Basic Tables
  • Portfolio/Brochure

Extra Credit

If you want to fancy up your home page for extra credit, refer to the Temporary Home Page Assignment Page  for points available for various things.

Please notify me me by email by midnight on Dec. 18  of the specific things you did for the extra credit. For example, you might say in your email:

“Hi Ann, I fancied up my temporary home page by adding an image map, an external style sheet and CSS links states.”


Grade scale on Dec. 11

Posted on: December 11th, 2012

Here’s the grade scale at the moment. These numbers will change as I enter more grades. Your total points are on your Blackboard page.

Note that this does not include any grade alterations for absences. As stated in the Syllabus, grades are lowered one level for each three classes missed. IOW, after you miss four classes, your grade is lowered one level; after you miss seven classes, your grade is lowered another level, etc.

Grade Points Percent
A 322 – 299 100 – 93%
AB 298 – 274 92 – 85%
B 273 – 248 84 – 77%
BC 247 – 222 76 – 69%
C 221 – 196 68 – 61%
D 195 – 171 60 – 53%
F 170 52% and down

Tonight – web forms (and a little bit about hosting and domain names)

Posted on: December 4th, 2012

Tonight we’ll work on web forms. For more information about web forms, read Chapter 9, Forms, pp 147 – 176 in Learning Web Design.

For information about how to use Dreamweaver to create forms, watch James Williamson’s Dreamweaver 6: Essential Training on Chapter 10 addresses web forms.

Week 14 recap – Simpleviewer

Posted on: November 29th, 2012

Freshly back from Thanksgiving break, we worked on our Portfolio/Brochure sites this week.

And! We learned how to use Simpleviewer.


Week 13 Recap – CSS Links exercise

Posted on: November 21st, 2012

On Tuesday the 20th, we worked on the CSS Links exercise. You can go to the exercise page and find out all about it!

Schedule for the rest of the semester:

  • Nov. 27 Tue – Work on Brochure/Portfolio Site. I’ll be gone and you’ll have a sub.
  • Nov. 29 Thurs
    • Interim deadline for B/P site – Photoshop/Illustrator/Fireworks prototype of your site ready for a crit. If you don’t have some kind of a draft ready to show, your final grade will be lowered 10 points.
    • SimpleViewer demo – learn how to make an image gallery with Bridge
  • Dec. 4 Tuesday – Work night. Also, discussion of web forms and hosting, domain registration, etc.
  • Dec. 6 Thurs – Pirate Party (anchored Links and Image Maps) demo + work night
  • Dec. 11 Tue – Work night. Also, brief discussion of tables.
  • Dec. 13 Tue – Work night
  • Dec. 18 Tue – Portfolio/Brochure crit. Last class. All work must be in on this day.

Happy Thanksgiving, BTW! Here is a treat for you. You’re welcome.

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