23 - Your Final Exam is due at the start of Thursday's
class, then each of you will present your final WordPress
sites via the overhead projector.
18 - Your assignment is to visit each other's WordPress
sites and post comments on the blog. Please put some thought
into what you write and make your comments substantial. The
16 - Steve Morin will be in on Thursday; since it will
be our last meeting with him, come prepared with all of your
WordPress questions! Also, the following assignment is based
SEO Starter Guide. Take this 20-question
quiz. I am looking for very specific answers from the
11 - Assume you and some friends have decided to create
a website for college students to buy and sell used household
furnishings. Design and create an Access database to manage
this new business. Design the necessary table using the data
this document. Create and print one query, one form and
one report of your choosing.
9 - On Thursday I intend to do a lesson on databases so
we might meet in a different room. We'll start in the Mac
Lab and then relocate. Do some basic research on databases
and be sure to read Chapter 6 (Data Management).
4 - Bring to Tuesday's class some tagged content to show
how it will be databased in The Loop.
2 - Your written assignment is to find a website that
hasn't been designed responsively, that is, using a fluid
grid layout. The way to be sure is to look at a site and compare
it on a smartphone, laptop (or tablet) and desktop. Write
down the URL and a couple of paragraphs about the resulting
problems; we'll display what you find on the overhead projector.
28 - Your Midterm Exam is due at the start of class on
25 - Steve Morin will be in on Thursday do a CSS lesson.
Also come prepared with your WordPress questions.
21 - Continue working on your WordPress sites. For Tuesday
finish your basic navigation scheme and page template.
19 - Setup your project sites on the WordPress server;
be prepared to show us some basic designs on Thursday (link
to log-in page).
14 - First of all, the Group Project for this course has
become four individual projects with similar objectives. Ronin
Digital will provide server space so each of you can build
your own WordPress site on their server. For Tuesday please
write a detailed proposal for your personal piece of the project
overall theme of your website
- a wireframe
you plan to incorporate a content management systems
you will incorporate search engine optimization
you will incorporate cascading style sheets.
12 - Here is the bio for Steve
Morin, owner of Ronin Digital, who will be assisting you
in your project with WordPress and other Content Management
Systems this semester. He'll be speaking to the class on Thursday
morning. Please get acquainted with his background and come
prepared with questions.
5 - Read the first two chapters of the textbook and be
sure to bring your flash drive to every class!