MacroMedia Dreamweaver for Educators: The BasicsMacromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 is a powerful Web editor that gives you the tools to build a communication and interactive site for classroom use with ease. In this workshop you will cover the basics of the program using Dreamweaver MX 2004. Topics include the following: editing page properties, meta tags, text editing, spell checking, inserting images, browser preview, page links, and inserting objects.
DreamWeaver MX 2004: Basic
http://www.buddyproject.org Buddy Teaching and Learning Center –
http://www.btlc.org Designing web sites -
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/design/ Free web development resources –
http://www.bravenet.com HTML help -
http://resources.bravenet.com/quickref/html/ Preview your web site at Buddy Central -
http://www.buddycentral.org/ What do you already know? What are your expectations?
What is good web design? (
visit this page)
evaluation rubric for web sites Looking at other school sites (
visit this page) Deciding on your site content (
visit this page) Know your working environment
Setting your site preferences
Select the color scheme for your site by attaching CSS
Setting up your navigation links
Edit page properties and add meta tags
Review text editing, spell checking & line breaks
Selecting, editing and inserting objects and linking pages: images & tables
how to save a graphic (
visit this page) how to find a graphic (
visit this page) Checking links and fixing broken links
File naming conventions & Bibliography
Castro, E. HTML for the World Wide Web 5
th edition. Peachpit press: Indianapolis, IN, 2003.
Castor, E. XML for the Word Wide Web.
Peachpit press: Indianapolis, IN, 2001.
Green, C. Macromedia DreamWeaver MX 2004: Hands-on training.
Peachpit press: Indianapolis, IN, 2003.
th edition. Peachpit press: Indianapolis, IN, 2004.