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CECS 5420

Web Authoring

Fall 2005

Schedule of Topics

August 30, 2005
  • Course Review (syllabus overview and comments)
  • Schedule and Readings
  • Introduction to HTML and Web Pages
  • Editors
  • Dreamweaver Manage Sites
  • Creating Web Pages
  • Anatomy of an HTML document


September 6, 2005
  • Reading:
    • 1.0 - 3.54

  • TAGS
  • Text Basics (logical and physical)
  • Lists
  • Insering a Graphic
  • Inserting a Link
  • Linking Documents, advanced hyperlinks
  • Path Names (Relative and Absolute)
  • Backgrounds
  • Web Page Structures
  • WINSCP (download), if you need a mac version let me know.
  • Uploading to course account.

  • Assignment 1 - Basic HTML Pages


September 20, 2005
  • Reading:
    • 4.01 - 4.63

    Assignment 1 Due

  • Tables
  • Tables used for page layout
  • Linking to Other Objects
  • Using Colors
  • Fonts
  • Image Maps
  • How to create Rollover Images

  • Assignment 2 - Tables Page Layout


October 4, 2005
  • Reading:
    • 4.01 - 4.63, 6.01 - 6.61, 7.01 - 7.68, 8.01 - 9.57

    Assignment 2 Due

  • Intro CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Forms and CGI (Common Gateway Interface)
  • JavaScript

  • Assignment 3 - Table Page Layout w/CSS, JavaScript, and Forms


October 18, 2005


November 1, 2005
  • Reading:
    • 7.01 - 7.68

    Assignment 4 Due

    Project Proposals Due

  • CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Dynamic Web Pages
  • Multimedia in Web Pages

  • Discussion of Final Projects


November 22, 2005
  • Reading:
    • 10.01 - 10.44, Additional Case 1, 2

  • Discussion of Final Projects


December 6, 2005
  • Class Presentation of Final Projects


December 10, 2005
    Project Due

    Last day to turn in late assignments

    No Class Meeting