COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery

Because most of you expressed interest in creating a photo gallery for your websites, this is the next topic we’ll cover. I have created three examples of a photo gallery that use HTML5 and CSS3. There is no knowledge of … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery”

COJO 4230, Quick Survey Results

Thank you for your feedback about what you’d like to learn. Here are the results: There was an overwhelming response to learn how to create photo slideshows. I will find a way to teach that. Next, there was a tie … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Quick Survey Results”

COJO 4230, Week 10: A Few More Notes on Lists & Intro. to Programming

HTML and CSS book More Lists: Ch. 13, p. 631-633 Download files for the HTML5 Programming Book HTML5 Programming Book HTML5 reminders: Ch. 1, p. 4-8; 12-13 How HTML5 works: Ch.1, p. 14-16 Intro. to JavaScript: Ch. 1, p. 22-31 … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 10: A Few More Notes on Lists & Intro. to Programming”

COJO 4230, Weeks 8-9: Advice for Improving Your Website

Here are some tips for improving your websites: Read your grade comments on e-Companion. Avoid using uppercase letters and spaces in your file names. Use all lowercase and no spaces. If you need to use a space, then use an … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Weeks 8-9: Advice for Improving Your Website”

COJO 4230, Weeks 4-5: Images on the Web

We’ll take a look at how images function on the web. Ch. 5: Meeting the Media – Adding Images to Your Webpages How images work with browsers on pp. 164-166 The different types of images on pp. 167-169 The image … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Weeks 4-5: Images on the Web”

COJO 4230, Week 3: More Building Blocks!

From Chapters 1 and 2, we know how to build a basic webpage with text and links. We know about paths as well. Now, we’re going to learn more HTML elements (tags), the difference between block and inline elements, and … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 3: More Building Blocks!”

COJO 4230, Week 2: The Building Blocks of the Web

It’s helpful (and very awe-inspiring) to know the history of the Internet before we start building our own webpages. Now you’re familiar with the Internet’s skeleton, let’s start learning about its guts! Chapter 1: Universal Language of the Web Servers, … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 2: The Building Blocks of the Web”

COJO 4230, Classes 2 & 3: Showcase Your Work With a Portfolio Website

Why You’ll Thank Yourself for Knowing HTML & CSS (1) You can now showcase your own material and skills: If you’re headed for a media or communication career that involves new media and social media, it’s a great idea to … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Classes 2 & 3: Showcase Your Work With a Portfolio Website”

First Day for COJO 4230: Advanced New Media

Students of journalism and strategic communication (e.g., PR, advertising) need to diversify their skills. This class expands upon those skills by giving you a platform through which to share your work. You’ll go beyond maintaining a blog and you’ll create … Continue reading “First Day for COJO 4230: Advanced New Media”