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INDWCS6 - Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Introduction and Advanced

You want to create and maintain web pages for your website. The fundamental elements of a web page are HTML, XHTML, CSS, and some JavaScript. These technologies take some time to master. In this course, you will use Adobe Dreamweaver to create web pages while focusing on the content, styling, and design. As you construct the web pages, Dreamweaver will competently create the XHTML, CSS and JavaScript required.

You will also maintain and administer your website with Dreamweaver’s site and page management tools. The website and pages you create will reflect your content and design and will be professionally accurate for your site visitors.

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To ensure success in this course, you should have basic personal computing skills. To obtain this level of knowledge and skill, it is recommended that you first take the following Logical Operations course (or have equivalent knowledge): Introduction to Personal Computers Using Windows 7. For accelerated learning and deeper understanding of this course, it is also recommended that you have some exposure to various web design technologies, so you may also want to take the Web Design with XHTML, HTML and CSS: Level 1 course.

Detailed Class Syllabus

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Dreamweaver

Topic A: Web Basics
Topic B: The Dreamweaver Interface
Topic C: The Elements of Web Design
Topic D: Dreamweaver Help

Lesson 2: Creating a Website

Topic A: Plan the Website Project
Topic B: Use Design Tools to Plan the Website
Topic C: Set Up the Website in Dreamweaver

Lesson 3: Creating Web Pages

Topic A: Create Web Page Documents
Topic B: Add Head and Text Components to the Page
Topic C: Add Lists and Quotations
Topic D: Set Page Properties

Lesson 4: Using CSS

Topic A: Create Styles and Selectors with CSS
Topic B: Using CSS to Format a Web Page

Lesson 5: Inserting Images

Topic A: Insert Images
Topic B: Manage Image Properties with CSS

Lesson 6: Inserting Tables and Importing Content

Topic A: Table Tags and Properties
Topic B: Import External Data

Lesson 7: Creating Reusable Site Assets

Topic A: Create Reusable Site Assets
Topic B: Modify and Update Library Items
Topic C: Create and Use Page Templates

Lesson 8: Linking Web Pages

Topic A: Creating Common Hyperlinks to Site Pages
Topic B: Creating Links to Page Locations
Topic C: Creating Email Links
Topic D: Image Maps and Linking
Topic E: Navigation and Rollovers

Lesson 9: Sending the Website to the Web Server

Topic A: Validate the Website
Topic B: Upload Files to the Web Server

Lesson 10: Identifying Website Requirements

Topic A: Examine Website Design Considerations
Topic B: Examine Website Performance Parameters

Lesson 11: Creating Layouts

Topic A: Create a Fluid Layout
Topic B: Organize and Manage a Layout Using CSS

Lesson 12: Formatting Web Pages

Topic A: Format Content in the Code View
Topic B: Manage Links and Files

Lesson 13: Creating Forms

Topic A: Add a Form Container
Topic B: Add Form Elements
Topic C: Validate a Form

Lesson 14: Integrating Media Files with Dreamweaver

Topic A: Integrate and Edit a Photoshop File in Dreamweaver
Topic B: Insert Video and Audio Files

Lesson 15: Using Mobile Integration Techniques

Topic A: Create a jQuery Mobile Page
Topic B: Implement PhoneGap Integration

Lesson 16: Previewing and Testing a Website

Topic A: Preview a Website
Topic B: Test a Website

Lesson 17: Managing Website Files

Topic A: Share Website Files with Other Users
Topic B: Synchronize Website Files