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Course 9: Intro to Dreamweaver ← Back to All Pages

Mr Lord. M.Ed.

Chapter 1, 2 and 3.

Day One:

Class List
Logging in to Network
Saving to Network 
Acceptable Use Policy (page 36 - student handbook)
Fire Alarm Rules
Plaigarism Rules. (page 22 - student handbook)
View PowerPoint from principal.
Technology rules (Page 36 - student handbook).
Photoshop Fridays - can include video, Youtube etc.
Development of SchoolRack features.
Clean Desktop
Delete existing root folders
Load Software.
Nav to software.

Middle States Goals:
Students will improve their performance on Standards 1.1, 1.2, and 1.3: Comprehension, Reading Skills, and Reading, Analyzing and Interpreting literature.

Students will improve their performance on Standard 2.5: Mathmetical Reasoning and Communication.

Building Climate Goal
Improve the sense of ownership of school climate and school pride (administrators, teachers, support staff, students and parents), regarding self, other people, property, school and community.


History of the Internet

Reading and worksheet.

How the Internet works:

IP Addresses
TCP/IP - breaksdown info into packets the reassembles.
Packet Switching
HTTP - protocol used for exchanging files over the www.
FTP - transfer web files for source to server.
SMTP - Simple mail transfer protocol
DNS - translates domain names into IP Addresses.
URL - Uniform Resource Locator

Online Copyright Law:

Chapter 1: Getting Started With Dreamweaver

Transfer Dreamweaver Data Files into new students' folder on school network.
Learning Objectives:

  • Plan and define a Website
  • Add a folder and pages. Set Homepage
  • Create and View a Site Map

Student Output:
Blooms and Bulbs index page screen shot with files list.
Tripsmart Site Map with "child pages". Remember the page title (tag).
Emma's Books Screen Shot and Site Map.

Chapter 2: Developing a Web Page
Learining Objectives

  • Create Head Content and Set Page Properties
  • Create, Import and Format Text
  • Add links to web pages.
  • Use the History Panel and Edit Code
  • Modify and Test Web Pages.

 Chapter 3: Working With Text and Graphics
Learning Objectives

  • Create unordered and ordered lists
  • Create, apply, and edit Cascading Style Sheets
  • Add styles and attach Cascading style Sheets
  • Insert and aligh graphics
  • Enhance an image and use alternate text
  • Insert a background image and perform site maintenance

Chapters 4, 5 and 6

Chapter 4: Working With Links
Learning Objectives

  • Create External and Internal Links
  • Create Internal Links to Named Anchors
  • Insert Rollovers with Flash Text
  • Create, Modify and Copy a Navigation Bar
  • Manage Web Site Links

Chapter 5: Working With Tables
Learning Objectives

  • Create a table
  • Resize, Split, and Merge Cells
  • Insert and Align Graphics in Table Cells
  • Insert Text and Format Cell content
  • Perform Web Site Maintenance

Chapter 6: Collecting Data With Forms
Learning Objectives

  • Plan and Create a Form
  • Edit and Format a form
  • Work with Form Objects
  • Test a Form

Chapters 7, 8 and 9

Chapter 7: Using Styles and Style Sheets
Learning Objectives
Create and Use Embedded Styles
Work with xternal CSS Style Sheets
Work with Conflicting Styles

Chapter 8: Positioning Objects with Layers
Learning Objectives
Create a Layer
Set the Position and Size of a layer
Add Content to a Layer
Use the Layers Panel
Configure Layer Preferences
Convert Layers to Tables and Tables to Layers

Chapter 9: Adding MultiMedia Elements
Learning Objectives:
Add and Mofify Macromedia Flash Objects
Add Rollover Images
Add Sounds
Create an Image Map

Chapters 10, 11 and 12

Chapter 10: Creating and Using Templates
Learning Objectives
Create Templates with Editable Regions
Use Templates to Create Pages
Use Templates to Update a Site
Use Advanced Template Options

Chapter 11: Working with Library Items and Snippets
Learning Objectives
Create and Mofify Library Items
Add Library Items to Pages
Add and Modify Snippets

Chapter 12: Managing a Web Server and Files
Learning Objectives:
Publish a Web Site and Transfer Files
Check Files Out and In
Cloak Files
Import and Export a Site Definition
Evaluate Web Content for Legal Use

Introduction to XHTML Coding

Read HTML Introduction and HTML Elements
Complete the "Basic HTML Examples" using the link below.
Complete the "Examples Explained" reading

HTML Formatting Text Examples:
Complete text formatting only.
Complete the "Examples Explained" reading for Text Formatting Tag table only.

Use this link for more color options:
Hexadecimal Code:

HTML List Examples:
Complete the "Examples Explained" reading

HTML Link Examples:
Complete the "Examples Explained" reading
External Hyperlinks
Internal Hyperlinks
Images as Hyperlinks
Open link in new browser window
Change color of hyperlinks
Link - sets all previously unclickid hyperlinks.
vlink - sets all previously viewed hyperlink colors
alink - sets all hyperlink colors as they are clicked

HTML Table Examples:
Complete the "Examples Explained" reading

Center align both Titles. 2pts.
Center align both table headings.2 pts
Center align both Tables. 2 pts.
Make the background color of the tables yellow. 2 pts
Make the borders blue. 2 pts
Make all text color red. 2 pts.
Make the tables appear 80% across the page. 2pts.
Center align the text in the tables. 2 pts.
Make the borders size 5. 2pts.
Hyperlink the name "Bill Gates" to the external Microsoft website. 2pts.
Set the height of the table to 80%. 2 pts.

Promoting Your Website

E-Mail Marketing

Search Engine Optomization

Affiliate Marketing Programs

Pay Per Click Campaigns

Social Networking


Suggested Project Topics

  1. Scots-Irish immigration to the US
  2. The life and times of Jesse James
  3. Marketing class website
  4. Entrepreneurship class website
  5. Accounting class website
  6. MS Office class website
  7. Skills for test taking.