Dreamweaver CS5: Level 1 - Building Basic Websites

COURSE OUTLINE:

Description This course is designed for novice web designers, web developers, website designers, and graphic artists with some programming background who need to build simple websites using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5. In class exercises include designing, building and uploading a website.

Prerequisites
To ensure your success in this course, it is recommended that you first take the following course or have equivalent knowledge: Web Design Using XHTML, HTML & CSS: Level 1

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Build a website.
  • Design web pages.
  • Create reusable site assets.
  • Work with different types of links.
  • Upload a website.

Course Content


LESSON 1: GETTING STARTED WITH DREAMWEAVER

Topic 1A: Identify the Basic Concepts of Web Design
Topic 1B: Locate Dreamweaver Interface Elements
Topic 1C: Customize the Interface

LESSON 2: INITIATING A WEBSITE

Topic 2A: Identify the Elements of a Project Plan
Topic 2B: Determine the Workflow of a Web Project
Topic 2C: Define a Website
Topic 2D: Create a Document

LESSON 3: DESIGNING WEB PAGES

Topic 3A: An Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets
Topic 3B: Format a Web Page
Topic 3C: Identify Copyright and Citation Requirements
Topic 3D: Insert Images
Topic 3E: Insert Tables
Topic 3F: Import Data from Other Applications
Topic 3G: Organize Files and Folders

LESSON 4: CREATING REUSABLE SITE ASSETS

Topic 4A: Create and Use Library Items
Topic 4B: Update Library Items
Topic 4C: Use Snippets
Topic 4D: Create a Template

LESSON 5: WORKING WITH LINKS

Topic 5A: Create Hyperlinks
Topic 5B: Create Anchors
Topic 5C: Create Email Links
Topic 5D: Create Image Maps
Topic 5E: Create Image Link Rollovers

LESSON 6: UPLOADING A WEBSITE

Topic 6A: Validate a Website
Topic 6B: Upload Files onto a Site