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CS-300 Web Development

Client side

Taught by Netiva Caftori

Office: CLS 3025; tel: 773 442-4718

Welcome to our class!

See Summer schedule. Check also our blackboard

Check old Web Warrior syllabus and old chapter presentations
New book chapters

~ After this course you could also apply for a web designer

Tentative Course Schedule
Week CS-300 Contents: Tu-Thur Quizzes, Assignments, Exams
1 Jan. 11th-13th, 2011
Introduction to the Web and Client-side (vs. Server-side) processing -
Student Survey, Textbook, Ground Rules - Static/Dynamic Web Pages
- Course Software. Create 1st web page using HTML. See 1st assignment.
Read Chapter 1
2 Jan. 18th-20th
- Introduction to HTML and XHTML - HTML Structure and Tags - Text, Character Tags, Graphics - Lists: ordered vs unordered, and definition lists - Tables Formatting - Hyperlinks
Read Ch 2. Do 1st assignment
3 1/25-27/10
XHTML continued and play jeopardie. Tables. Frameset. - Reading HTML from Web Sites - HTML Generators Forms - Client-side Scripts
Read chapters 5 on tables and 11 on frames.

DreamWeaver or Visual Studio.Net
4 Feb. 1st-3rd
QUIZ1 - on ch. 1. - Creating Client-side Scripts and JavaScript - Using Visual Studio or Dreamweaver (how to start), albums, rollovers-look at the Italian:)
More JavaScript - Preview Chapter 3
Do assignment 2 and more according to what's given in class
5

2/8-10/10
More on DreamWeaver (Layers, Image maps) Teams keep on working. See more on forms
Read ch. 12 on forms.

Prepare for Quiz 2 on ch. 2 -
Read ch. 3. Assignment 3a due
6 2/15-17/10
You may meet (again?) at the art tech room in FA. 226 for Photoshop.
assignment 3b is due.
Read ch. 4 Quiz 2.
7 2/22-24/11 10/9/08
Creating Cookies for those interested - Using Visual Studio - Script Debugger. First team presentation
Assignment 3c
Quiz 3 on ch. 3 -
8 March 1st-3rd
(Midterm) team presentations: Music / Home Renovators / Chipmunks.
Team Midterm page (assig. 4) -
Quiz 4 on ch. 8.
Example of Flash
9 March 8th-10th, 2011
Flash. Dynamic HTML and animation
Team presentation: School / Doors & Windows / Baking.
Assignment 4
10 3/15-17/11 Last team projects presentations: Outdoors / Movies / Gamers.
Start/Keep working on your individual project at home during Spring Break:)
quiz 4 on ch. 8.
Read further on Flash.
Read ch. 4 on navigation.
11 3/22-24/11
Spring break
Cascading Style Sheets.
12 3/29-31/10 Present your individual project even if not finished.
Review for final exam
All week in Art tech room (again) if can.  
Assignment 5
Read ch. 11-12 on cascading sheets if interested.
13 April 5-7th, 2011 PowerPoint presentations. Javascript Prepare your presentation
14 4/12-14/11
Individual projects are due.
Assig. 6 to be presented to the class.
Evaluate other people's presentations
15 4/19-21/11 In-class Exam on Thur. Student Presentations of their individual sites. Evaluate your friends web pages. How can they be improved?
16 4/26-28/11
Last class. Students present their exam pages. Enjoy the coming summer.
No more exams.. Have a nice summer:)...


Additonal activities for students

Grading philosophy

Assignments will count for 45% of your grade. Lowest grade will be dropped.
Quizzes and tests will count for 45% of your grade. Lowest grade will be dropped.
Participation in class/listserv discussion/presentation will count for 10%.

Old Chapter presentations

  1. Chapter 1 - HTML
  2. Chapter 2 - Lists, tables., frames
  3. Chapter 3 - Dreamweaver I
  4. Chapter 4 - Dreamweaver II
  5. Chapter 5 - Photoshop I
  6. Chapter 6 - Photoshop II
  7. Chapter 7 - Flash I
  8. Chapter 8 - Flash II
  9. Chapter 9 - Fireworks
  10. Chapter 10 - Image maps
  11. Chapter 11 - cascading Styles sheets I ( CSS)
  12. Chapter 12 - cascading Styles sheets II (CSS)
Don't send attachments

Older chapter presentations
  1. Chapter 1
  2. Chap. 2
  3. Chap. 3
  4. Chap. 4
  5. Chap. 5
  6. Chap. 6
  7. Chap. 7
  8. Chap. 8
  9. Chap. 9
  10. Chap. 10
  11. Chap. 11


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Lab Hours

All open labs are open

I do not guarantee these hours are current. Just make sure you do mostly university work there or net control will get you...:)

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