WebDev

 

 

Weekly Activities Schedule

    • Week 0
      • Wed: Hello! - Welcome to Class!
        • Logon to Computers
        • Logonto Newton Server
        • Take your picture
        • Draw doodle with information about yourself and just have fun, place your name on it and hand it in at the end of class
        • Buildthe Classroom Co de of Conduc t
      • Thurs: Complete the surveys for  YuGiOh Personality Card
      • Fri: Complete the  YuGiOh Personality Card and 
        • Place in the class period 'YuGiOh Pictures' folder in the Le Duc Class Folder in the SHARED DIRECTORY ON NEWTON SERVER
        • Create an edublogs.orgblog account
          • Email Mr. Le Duc your edublogs web address at sleduc@osd.wednet.edu

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  • Week 1
    • Mon: Finish creating your blog at edublogs.org
    • Tues: Work on your Recipe for Success
    • Wed: Finishand present your Recipe for Success
      • Watchthe Grade book Overview
        • Projects are 60% of semester grade
        • Class work is 20% of semester grade
        • The Final and Portfolio (Blog or Journal) are both 10%
    • Thurs: Finishpresenting Recipes for Success
      • ReviewBlog Settings Basics
        • Set time zone to CMT -7:00
        • Select a theme you like
        • Place a picture, from a URL, into your Recipe for Success blog entry
    • Fri: Participate in the Netsmart.orgInternet safety presentation
      • Create a blog entry reflecting on what our learned and how you feel about in the presentation
  • Week 2
    • Mon: Build schedule with Mr. Le Duc which will include:
      • Running CHS Web Site
      • Learning XHTML and CSS basics
      • Learning about Web Design Business
      • Inviting Guest Speakers
      • Building or rebuilding a small business web site
    • Tues: Begin Graphics Unit 
      • Interact with the Color in Motion Web Site,
      • Create a Blog Post
        • Title blog entry Color Theory
        • Post  to blog 10 items of interest you learned from the Color in Motion site
        • Link the Color in Motion Web Site in your blog entry
    • Wed: Reviewcolor theory information and blog posts
      • Introduce the Head First HTML and CSS Book
    • Thurs: Workingon Head First HTML and CSS Book
      • Share your page number with Mr. Le Duc at end of class
    • Fri: Working on Head First HTML and CSS Book
  • Week 3
    • Mon: Today will be another HTML and CSS book day, please give Mrs. Johnson your page number before the end of class
      • Read and follow directions in your HTML and CSS Book
    • Tues: Start Graphics Projects
    • Wed: Work with Adobe Illustrator
    • Thurs: Follow a tutorial at tv.adobe.com
      • Work on your logo
    • Fri: Learnhow to combine shapes and join lines in Illustrator as part of our 10 minute design contests
      • Create a blog post titled, How I Teach Myself Illustrator
      • Answer these questions:
        • How you taught yourself the tasks 
        • What you learned today
  • Week 4
    • Mon: Work in book
    • Tues: Work in book
    • Wed: Begin working on a Little Richard's Design Challenge
    • Thurs: Continue working on Little Richard's logo and publishto blog
      • Title blog post, 'Little Richard's Design'
      • Please include the original scan I provided you as the 'before' image in your blog post
    • Fri: Participate and publishyour HTML and Design Challenge
      • Build a basic page with a graphic-based background
  • Week 5
    • Mon: Review design challenge and Work in book
    • Tues: Work in book
    • Wed: Workwith Illustrator Tools, 
    • Thurs: Continue working with Illustrator Tools Little Richard's Design Challenge
    • Fri: Participatein analogy building challenge
      • Post to blog entry with an analogy for HTML and CSS, title it HTML and CSS Analogy
  • Week 6
    • Mon: Participate in Angela Kuhn visit from Art Institute of Seattle, aii.edu
    • Tues: Work in book
    • Wed: Createhulk accounts
      • Explore fonts, colors and common design
      • Posta blog entry about an article on web design what skills are needed to do the job
        • Include a link to the article
        • Write a small paragraph summarizing the article
    • Thurs: Participate Illustrator and CSS Design Challenge
    • Fri: NO SCHOOL
  • Week 7
  • Week 8
    • Mon: Work in books
    • Tues: iPod career workshop
    • Wed: Rework the Art Document
    • Thurs: Work on the Art Document and finish
    • Fri: Create House of donuts mock up
  • Week 9
    • Mon: Finishyour idea for the Art Document
      • Takescreensho t of your work
        • COMMAND - SHIFT - #4 KEY
        • Drag over the area you want to take a picture of and release
        • The image will be on the desktop
          • Rename it
          • Upload it into your blog post
      • Make a blog post, title it: Art Document
        • Explain your idea to improve it, in detail, with a small paragraph
        • Include your screenshot in the blog post
    • Tues: Workin Book Day
      • Give your page number to Mrs. Ephraim before the end of class
    • Wed: Workin Book Day
      • Give your page number to Mrs. Ephraim before the end of class
      • Make a blog post, title it: CSS and XHTML Book Progress
        • Include the page number
        • Include a detailed small paragraph description of what you learned the past two days
        • Jason keep working in the PHP and MySQL book
        • Lisa link your slideshow in your blog post
    • Fri: Work on Day Three and Four of CSS and XHTML Relationships
      • Day Three
      • Day Four
      • Fri: Create a blog post with a screenshot of your work
      • Title it: Four Days with XHTML and CSS
      • Explain what you learned, IN DETAIL about CSS and positioning
  • Week 10
    • Mon: Work in Book Day
      • Give your page number to Mrs. Ephraim before the end of class
    • Tues: Work in Book Day
      • Give your page number to Mrs. Ephraim before the end of class
    • Wed-Thurs: Today will be make up Book Day because of the lack of Internet yesterday, so 
      • follow Mrs. Ephraim's lead and do what she says. 
    • Fri: Participate in The one day Chinese Design Challenge
  • Week 11
    • Mon: Continue the Chinese Design Challenge
      • Click on The Final Button and read the requirements directions
        • Post to your blog what you did to create your web page
          • Title the post Chinese Design Challenge
          • Upload and link your web page in your blog post
      • Tues-Wed: Finish the Chinese design challenge
  • Week 12
    • Mon: Portfolio Design - China Review
    • Tues: Startthe Chinese design final 
      • Pick and savea Creative Commons image with dominant colors you like
        • Cite the name of the author, name of the image and web address
      • Samplethe dominant color in Photoshop
        • Save the hex code
      • Final Zipped File
    • Wed: Create a mask in Photoshop
    • Thurs: Finish mask in Photoshop
  • Week 13
    • Mon: Continue working on the Chinese Design Challenge
      • Mr. Le Duc will answer questions
    • Tues: Continue the Chinese Challenge
      • Look at all ten steps of the challenge to see if you have all requirements
    • Wed: Finish the Chinese Challenge
    • Thurs: Upload work to HULK account
    • Fri: Review HULK and the challenge
      • Create a blog entry titled, Chinese Color Design Challenge
        • Highlight what you did and learned
  • Week 14
    • Work in book
  • Week 15
    • Mon-Tues: Work in Book
    • Wed-Fri: Finish and publish Chinese Color Design Challenge to HULK
  • Week 16
    • Mon: Find a local business web site to redesign
    • Tues: Post a blog entry titled Redesign Project
      • Include a link to the web site
      • Include a link to the colorschemedesign.com page you create for the colors
      • Include a small paragraph with your explanation of what you plan to do
    • Wed: Create a paper mock up of the layout of the site, scan it and add it to your Redesign Project blog post
    • Thursday: Create your Illustrator mock up
    • Fri: Start your Illustrator Mock up
  • Week 17
    • Tues: Finish on Illustrator Mock up and print it out and hand in to the sub
    • Wed: Finish Blog Post for Redesign Project
    • Thurs: Start the One Day Design Project
    • Fri: Post a blog entry titled One Day Design
  • Week 18
    • Mon: This week is all about Photoshop
      • Start watching tutorials at TV.Adobe.com
      • I want you to watch as many tutorials today as possible
      • As you watch them, try the processes in Photoshop yourself
        • You don't learn anything, unless you experiment!
      • Post a blog entry before the end of the period highlighting what you learned in each video
        • Title the post, Photoshop Tutorials
        • One sentence per video is enough if your write with detail
    • Tues: Now that the plugin for Abode Flash works start watching videos and complete your blog post
  • Week 19