Week 4: Domain Names, Hosting, Linking, and Images

Reminder: Assignment #2 (Draft Design & Layout) Due Tonight to WyoCourses. Reminder: 25-Point Quiz on Thursday during class time. Understand the differences among inline vs. block vs. void elements. Identify examples of each type. Understand what the basic elements (or … Continue reading “Week 4: Domain Names, Hosting, Linking, and Images”

Week 1: First Law of Usability and How to Learn HTML

Krug Introduction A usability consultant identifies problems with websites. You will benefit from knowing about usability as a website designer and future employee of a company/non-profit that has a website. Krug outlines seven key words that define usability: Useful: Does it … Continue reading “Week 1: First Law of Usability and How to Learn HTML”

Adding a Resume and Achieving that “Wow Factor”

Adding a Resume For the final website, you need the resume in both PDF and HTML versions. This means the resume should be downloadable by PDF and should be coded in HTML (or appear as an image). See classmate Olga’s … Continue reading “Adding a Resume and Achieving that “Wow Factor””

Updating to HTML5 Markup

Ch. 12, Modern HTML: HTML5 Markup Monday and Wednesday Download the correct HTML (right-click, view source, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “blog.html”) and CSS file (click link, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “starbuzz.css”) for this assignment … Continue reading “Updating to HTML5 Markup”

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, 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”

Brand Yourself 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 “Brand Yourself With A Portfolio Website”

Getting Started on Portfolio Websites

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 “Getting Started on Portfolio Websites”

Web Reporting Project

I’m very proud of my students first web reporting project. They were required to interview a UW professor, photograph them, and write a online story about them. Then, then had to use an html template and insert their story, photos, … Continue reading “Web Reporting Project”

Sample Post – My First Website

Note: Below is a sample post for you to model your blog post after. So I’m beginning to experiment with html (hypertext markup language…I know, sounds fancy, huh) in order to broaden my horizons as a multimedia journalist. I hand-coded … Continue reading “Sample Post – My First Website”