COSC 115 Introduction to Web Authoring
Fall 2009

Joseph D. Sloan

sloanjd @ wofford.edu


Useful Links

Class Related Links
Syllabus

Survey
Honor Code
Project

Download Sites for Software
SharePoint Designer 2007

Web Sites for Text
Publisher's Site (requires an account)
Author's Site

WAI Links
WAI Home Page
WAI Introduction
WAI Tools List
WAI Guidelines |

Other Useful Sites
Dr. Whisnant's Tutorials on FrontPage/SharePoint Designer
W3Schools Tutorials
W3Schools Javascript Tutorial
Cynthia Says Portal

Validator
W3C Markup Validator, Help and FAQs, Recommended DTDs
CSS Validator

Old Quizzes from 2008: q1, q2, q2.2, q2.3, q3, q4, q5
Please note that the course and text has changed since considerably since it was offered last year. Old quizzes may be of limited value, but should give you some idea of what my test are like.

Drop Down Menu Tutorial


Schedule

This table will be filled in as the semester progresses.  Basically, items in italic are tentative. When formally assigned, the font will change to bold. Reading are listed under the date that the material will be introduced. Read this material before you come to class.  Homework is the work due on the date it is listed. 

Date Topics Readings Homework
Tuesday, September 8 Syllabus
Getting Started
N/A N/A
Thursday, September 10 XHTML Basics Chapter 1
Chapter 2: Thru Page 36
Simple Page
Tuesday, September 15 More XHTML Finish Chapter 2 Create a web page that answers the questions on the student survey.
Thursday, September 17 Finish Chapter 2
Start Chapter 3: CSS
Start Chapter 3 Well formatted and polished Survey
Tuesday,
September 22
CSS Chapter 3 JavaJam Coffee House case study page 60-63
Thursday, September 24 CSS
Quiz 1: Last half of Class
Chapter 3 N/A
Tuesday,
September 29
Finish CSS Chapter 3 Survey & JavaJam should pass validator
Thursday
October 1
Page Design Chapter 4 Chapter 3 Changes to JavaJam
Tuesday,
October 6
Site Organization Chapter 5
N/A
Thursday,
October 8
Quiz 2 on Chapter 3 & 4: Last half of Class Chapter 5 Chapter 4 Changes to JavaJam pages 154-158 by Sunday
Tuesday,
October 13
Page Layout Chapter 6 N/A
Thursday,
October 15
Finish Layout
More on Lists Links, & Layouts
Finish Chapter 6
Start Chapter 7
Preliminary Draft for Website Project: Structure Chart
Tuesday,
October 20
Tables Finish Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 6 Changes to JavaJam pages 251-255
Thursday,
October 22
Finish Chapter 8 Chapter 8

Website Project: Draft Splash Page on paper (or on-line)
Corrected JavaJam Chapter 6

Tuesday,
October 27
Start Chapter 9 Start Chapter 9 Chapter 7 Changes to JavaJam pages 297-289
Thursday
October 29

Finish Chapter 9
Quiz 3 Chapter 5, 6, 7 & 8

Finish Chapter 9 N/A
Tuesday,
November 3
Chapter 10 Chapter 10 Chapter 8 Changes to JavaJam pages 330-331
Website Project: Draft Splash & Home Pages on-line
Thursday,
November 5
Start Chapter 11 Chapter 11 N/A
Tuesday,
November 10
Finish Chapter 11
Start Chapter 14
Chapter 11
Chapter 14
Website Project: Draft Content & Pictures
Thursday,
November 12
More Chapter 14
Quiz 4 Chapter 9, 10 & 11
Chapter 14 N/A
Tuesday,
November 17
More Chapter 14,
Demo Code
Chapter 14 N/A
Thursday,
November 19
More JavaScript W3 Schools Java Tutorials Website Project: Draft Website
Inclass: Javascript-read steps, display miles and calories where 2000 steps = 1 mile and 1 mile = 100 calories.
Tuesday,
November 24
Individual appointments rather than class. N/A Each student should come by individually during the day to discuss the status of their Website.
Thursday, November 26 Thanksgiving Holiday
Tuesday, December 1 Chapter 12 Chapter 12 Website Project:Final Website
Thursday,
December 3
Chapter 13 Chapter 13 N/A
Tuesday,
December 8
Class wrap-up!
Review for Exam
N/A N/A

Thursday,
December 10

No Class. Go study for your exams! N/A N/A
Tuesday,
December 15 at 2:00 PM
Exam

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