learners will be able to identity and understand technology
Web design level 2 Multimedia Session 2
learners will have experimented with both CMS and WYSIWYG
Starter session; Q & A- away from your computers and the Internet
What is a url?
What is the difference between the Internet and World Wide Web?
HTTP? What is this???!!!
And what on hearth is a domain name??
Server? Why do I need a server for?
TCP? Is the short name for Three Cool Professionals? Am I right?
IP = Intelligent Pen
If I want a website I need a domain name. True or False?
Main Session part 1;
It is time to break down the definitions:- take notes
Use your drawing skills (drawing broad/sketch book or A3), draw an instructional version of this video to demonstrate your understanding.
Main Session part 2; Group Debate
Group 1- Make an effective research about the advantages of social web sites in view of arguing the fact that social websites are not dangerous to society, but beneficial.
Group 2- Make an effective research about the disadvantages of social web sites in view of arguing the fact that social websites are dangerous for vulnerable people etc…
You have 30 minutes to gather facts, and plan and prepare your debate.
Main Session part 4; Introduction to Dreamweaver & Workshop
For this workshop we will create a basic website using Dreamweaver and Fireworks. Le’ts start together
You will need to open and find Dreamweaver
1. Begin by creating a folder on your computer called “mysite” as all one word. Save all of your files related to this site into this folder. Create a folder within this folder called images.
2. Create the pages
3. add content – text is enough for today
4. link the pages
5. preview the site
Now watch the video + Tutor demo and explanations + take notes
TO DESIGN WEBSITE WE NEED:
This brief will the base for our final design
Research the Internet to see what the competitors do
The plan will be an extension to the brief and will dictate how we design the website
WEB DESIGN AND GRAPHIC DESIGN SKILLS
A designer is able to use a good color combination for the design, also understand the difference between graphics for web and print. They also need to have the basics of coding (HTML and CSS) to be able to deliver a good project. Although we can use CMS; it is in the designer interest to know about web technology and design
A GOOD COLLECTION OF SOFTWARE PACKAGES
Although it is possible to design a website using NotePad or TexEdit is very advisable to have an array of software packages;
– animation software for designing banners
– design software to design graphics
– web design editor packages to visually (WYSIWYG/WYSYG/CMS)
Material required for experimental purpose: Sample business cards, Internet, Photoshop, Printer, Paper/Pen
Students will learn basic photo editing techniques. Students will analyze and evaluate the results.
Exploring the different type of business cards
Understanding and Researching Business representation
Digital Imaging;- importing/exporting, using appropriate tools
Reflect and think of how the above learning is going to be use in summative assignment
This video helps students understand how to use text tool, and import into an image in Photoshop. Usually used with the level 1, but level 2 are also shown this video, for catch-up and reminder (more…)
This longer video is encouraging students to guess what tools were used to produce this mag cover. Usually used as a starter session or a test session.
Students can work in group and make note of all the different, tools and functions used to produce this magazine cover. They are then encouraged to plan and design their own cover. Depending on the type of magazine they will be producing, they are given a template to help them with the design.