EDT696 - Macromedia Studio MX (Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash)
Spring 2005 Tuesdays 7:00-9:30pm, Hillyard 242
Andrew Speyer, Instructor

[1/18/05] [1/25/05] [2/1/05] [2/8/05] [2/15/05] [2/22/05] [3/1/05] [3/8/05] [3/15/05]

Date

Presentation & Instruction
(7:00-8:35; Break 8:35-8:40)

Lab
(8:40-9:30)
Homework
(All work due next class unless otherwise noted)

1/18/05

Lesson 1 Powerpoint Slides

  1. Introductions and Course Overview
  2. Description of Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash
  3. Review of CD class material
  4. Creating a web project
  5. Importance of sub-folders
  6. Overview of Dreamweaver interface
  7. Defining a Local Site
  8. Setting Up a local preview browser
  9. Lesson 1: Hawaii Surf page
    1. Adding Page Title
    2. Specifying Background Color
    3. Change default color
    4. Change Link Colors
    5. Modifying HTML text
    6. Add and remove paragraph indent
    7. Ordered Lists
    8. Unordered Lists
    9. Definition Lists
    10. Line BreaksFonts
    11. Add Colors to Assets
    12. Adding Cascading Style Sheet
    13. Horizontal Rule
    14. Adding Special Characters
    15. Email Links
    16. Date
    17. Flash Text
Lesson 1 - Surf Hawaii Page Complete Lesson 1

1/25/05

Lesson 2 Powerpoint Slides

 

  1. Graphic Formats for the Web
  2. Sources of graphics: digital camera, scanner, authoring tools, web
  3. Photography methods for graphics
  4. Lesson 2: Travel Log
    1. Adding graphics through Insert Bar
    2. Working with graphics and adding Alt Text
    3. Working with Assets
    4. Wrapping Text Around Images
    5. Adding Space and Border Around an Image
    6. Aligning Single Line of Text Near Graphic
    7. Adding Flash Objects
    8. Adding Flash Animation
  5. Review Project 1
    1. Inspiration
    2. Site Map
    3. Project 1 Guidelines

Lesson 2 - Travel Log

 

  • Send URL for lesson 1 to be graded
  • Complete lesson 2
  • Complete steps 1 & 2 for Project 1
  • Post site map for teacher web site and send me the URL.

 

 

2/1/05 NO CLASS   Read Project 1 guidelines and make a site map in Inspiration. Print the site map and hand in next class.

2/8/05

Lesson 3 Powerpoint Slides

Lesson 4 Powerpoint Slides

 

  1. Creating Links to a Document and to an External Site
  2. Targeting a Link
  3. Creating an Image Map
  4. Creating Hotspots
  5. Inserting and Linking to an Anchor
  6. Linking the Point to File Icon
  7. Using Tracing Images
  8. Using Tables for Page Design
  9. Designing Tables in Layout Mode
  10. Creating Tables in Standard Mode
  11. Importing Data From Spreadsheets
  12. Selecting Table Elements
  13. Sorting Tables
  14. Lesson 3 : Compass Adventure Tours
    1. Creating Links to a Document and to an External Site
    2. Testing a Link
    3. Creating an Image Map
    4. Creating Hotspots
    5. Inserting and Linking to an Anchor
  15. Lesson 4: Destination, Rafting Tours, and Biking Table
    1. Placing a Tracing Image
    2. Changing the Position of a Tracing Image
    3. Inserting a Layout Cell
    4. Moving a Layout Cell and Adding Color
    5. Changing the Cell Alignment
    6. Setting a Column to Autostretch
    7. Inserting a Standard Table
    8. Inserting Data into a Table
    9. Working with Cells and Cell Content
    10. Selecting Table Elements
    11. Changing the Attributes of a Row, Column, or Cell
    12. Sorting a Table
    13. Exporting a Table

Lesson 3 - Compass Adventure Tours

Lesson 4 - Destination, Rafting Tours, and Biking Table

Complete lesson 3 and the first file of lesson 4.

2/15/05

Lesson 5 Powerpoint Slides

  1. Defining a Behavior
  2. Creating Roolover Buttons
  3. Understanding Events
  4. Lesson 5
    1. Inserting a Rollover Image
    2. Adding Rollovers to an Image
    3. Swapping Out Two Images on a Rollover
Lesson 5 - Adventure Travel Complete Lessons 4 and 5.

2/22/05

Lesson 1 Powerpoint Slides

Introduction to Fireworks

  1. Bitmap vs. Vector Graphics
  2. Setting Up a New Document
  3. Editing a Bitmap Graphic
  4. Working with Marquee Tools
  5. Feathering and Cropping an Image
  6. Using the Magic Wand Tool
  7. Using the Lasso Tool
  8. Using the Rumber Stamp Tool
  9. Using the Brush Tool
  Complete Project 1.

3/1/05

Lesson 2 - Powerpoint Slides

  1. Selecting a Grouped Object
  2. Selecting Part of a Grouped Object
  3. Selecting Objects Hidden Behind Other Objects
  4. Setting Up the Canvas
  5. Showing and Seeting the Grid, Rulers, and Guides
  6. Moving and Adjusting Guides
  7. Drawing an Ellipse
  8. Drawing Lines
  9. Rotating an Object
  10. Viewing an Using the History Panel
  11. Saving Steps as a Command
  12. Using the Knife Tool
  13. Scaling an Object
  14. Changing the Sroke of a Line
  15. Filling Circles with Color
Lesson 1 - Bitmap Editing Complete Fireworks Lesson 1.
3/8/05 No class - Uhart closed due to snow    

3/15/05

Lesson 3 - Powerpoint Slides

Lesson 4 - Powerpoint Slides

Importing, Grouping, and Layers

  1. Importing Objects to a Fireworks Document
  2. Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
  3. Grouping Selected Objects
  4. Arraning the Order of Objects
  5. Using the Info Panel
  6. Collapsing and Expanding Layers
  7. Hiding and Showing Layers
  8. Adding and Naming a Layer
  9. Arranging Layers and Objects on Layers
  10. Locking a Layer

Text, Masks, and Effects

  1. Beginning the Web Page
  2. Using the Text Tool and Importing Text
  3. Changing the Font, Size, Color, and Style
  4. Changing Scale, Kerning, and Leading Formats
  5. Positiong the Text and Drawing the Backdrop
  6. Applying and Editing an Effect
  7. Recording Effects
  8. Aligning Objects
  9. Creating a Mask by Using Past Inside
  10. Working with Objects in a Masl

Lesson 3

Complete Fireworks Lesson 2