EDTECH 502: The Internet for Educators

EDTECH 502: The Internet for Educators (Summer 2012: A+)

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WELCOME TO EDTECH 502: The Internet for Educators
Locate, retrieve, and evaluate information found on the Internet. Design and produce instructional Web pages using a combination of software and HTML/CSS code. Apply appropriate instructional strategies and models to the design of digital curriculum.

Instructor: Dr. Andy Hung
Phone: (208) 426-5542
E-Mail: andyhung@boisestate.edu
Location: Room 327 of the College of Education Building
Website: http://edtech2.boisestate.edu/edtech502/
Virtual meetings by appointment through GMail Voice and Video Chat. (Works with BroncoMail)

Course Objectives:
After completing this course the student will be able to
• create Web pages using HTML;
• develop Web pages using CSS templates;
• create a default page for a website;
• apply file management skills to maintain local and remote Web site files and folders;
• write HTML and CSS code correctly so that it validates under W3C standards;
• copy and paste code into a Web page;
• write CSS to position Web page content;
• write and apply an external CSS style sheet to multiple Web pages;
• write and apply alternative style sheets;
• create a navigation menu for multiple Web pages;
• create graphics in the appropriate format for Web pages;
• modify images using image editing software;
• insert images correctly into Web pages;
• create client-side image maps;
• apply appropriate design principles to create professional looking websites;
• create accessible Web pages for individuals with disabilities;
• adhere to rules of netiquette when corresponding with others on the Internet;
• identify and apply copyright and fair use guidelines for website development;
• use Internet search tools to locate high-quality instructional content;
• develop appropriate rules of netiquette for a specified group of learners;
• develop a page of hot links to essential information about Web accessibility;
• develop an Internet scavenger hunt learning activity that integrates Internet resources;
• develop a Jigsaw cooperative learning activity that integrates Internet resources;
• develop an online learning activity for mobile devices;
• develop a WebQuest learning activity that integrates Internet resources;
• develop a virtual field trip learning activity that integrates multimedia an Internet resources.

Course Text:
Author: Robin Williams & John Tollett
Title: The Non-Designer’s Web Book: An Easy Guide to Creating, Designing, and Posting Your Own Web Site
ISBN: 0321303377
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Copyright: 2006

Title: Dreamweaver CS6: The Missing Manual
Author: David Sawyer McFarland
Date: 2012
Publisher: O’Reilly
ISBN-10: 1449316174

Course Projects:

My Course Web site:

(June 4-13, 2013)
Week 1: Introduction
• Self-introduction
• Read: Syllabus, NDWeb: 15-30, 113-132, 155-161

(June 11-20, 2013)
Week 2: Getting Started with Dreamweaver, HTML, and XHTML
• Create plain 502.html page
• Discussions
• Read: DWCS5.5: 21-43, 713-725, skim 433-472 HTML: 55-68, skim 399-408, skim 419-429
My 502 page

(June 18-27, 2013)
Week 3: Getting Started with CSS in Dreamweaver & Typography on the Web
• Create external CSS style sheet for 502.html page
• Discussions
• Create netiquette page
• Discussions
• Read: DWCS5.5: 113-133 HTML: 119-129, 137-140, skim 409-416 DWCS5.5: 134-152 HTML: 151-168, 174-177, 181-
182, 184-185 NDWeb: 245-255
My netiquette page

(June 25- July 24, 2013)
Week 4: Accessibility on the Web & Copyright and Fair Use
• Create accessibility hot links page
• Create copyright scavenger hunt
• Discussions
• Read: DWCS5.5: 167-192 HTML: 103-108, 146 DWCS5.5:102-110 HTML: 215-225
My accessibility hot links page

(July 2-11, 2013)
Week 5: Images for Web Pages & Creating Tables for Web Pages
• Create interactive concept map
• Discussions
• Develop Jigsaw activity
• Discussions
• Read: DWCS5.5: 211-225, 233-251, 255-258 HTML: 81-102 NDWeb: 167-183, 185-198 DWCS5.5: 273-298 HTML: 227-252
My interactive concept map
My jigsaw activity

(July 9-18, 2013)
Week 6: Working with CSS Templates
• Create default.html page
• Discussions
• Read: DWCS5.5: 347-386 HTML: 169-185, 141, 148
My default.html page

(July 16-25, 2013)
Week 7: Virtual Field Trip
• Create a virtual field trip
• Discussions
• Read: Online research for your project HTML: 281-310 NDWeb: 142-143, 145-152
My virtual field trip

(July 23-29, 2013)
Week 8: WebQuest
• Create WebQuest
• Discussions
• End of course
• Last day to submit discussion posts July 29
My WebQuest

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