Saddleback College - Business Science Division

Course Syllabus


8/18/2014-10/12/2014 - 1st 8 Weeks & 10/13/2014-12/20/2014 2nd 8 Weeks

Instructor: Professor T. DeDonno   Semester Fall 2014
Office Hours E-Mail: Ticket #

#21430 1st 8
#21435 2nd 8

Class Site : Room # Online 1st Weeks
Central Web-Site Time & Day 2nd 8 Weeks Thurs. 5:30-6:50
Course Description
Introduction to creating, publishing and testing documents on a Web server using Adobe Dreamweaver. Covers Internet concepts, Web site management, linking, FTP, basic HTML, typography, inserting graphics into text, and working with internal and external. Assignments include weekly hours in BGS 248 or other location. (Formerly CIM 278A)
Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Compare and contrast basic Internet protocols ftp and Web Protocols like http.
  2. Identify static and dynamic HTML elements used in the construction of Web pages.
  3. Format HTML documents using HTML tags within authoring tools.
  4. Compose Web Sites using Dreamweaver to create the Web pages.
  5. Organize graphics images into a text based Web page.
  6. Distinguish and Identify external and internal links.
  7. Compose websites using hyperlinks, lists, tables, div blocks, and frames.
  8. Organize images and animated graphics onto a web page.
  9. Format and create effective websites and page
Required Textbook, If you have a previous version you may use it else buy the latest version.

Just Released (You can use this version) but I don't have mine yet, so video/class site not updated; Adobe Dreamweaver Creative Cloud Revealed, 1st Ed.Publisher: Cengage Learning; 001 edition (August 1, 2014)Print ISBN-10: 1305118715 Print ISBN-13: 978-1305118713

Current Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Revealed, rent online PDF Version - 1st Edition. Sherry Bishop, ISBN-10 1133693202, © 2012. Data files available on blackboard Videos section and also with Online Book Companion.

Previous Version: Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Revealed, - buy Online PDF Version, - 1st Edition. Sherry Bishop, ISBN-10 1111130663, © 2011

Course Grading
Course grade consists of assignments, quizzes and tests. Since this class meets only twice a week, you will be required to forward your saddleback e-mail address to your main e-mail. When sending e-mails, make sure you include ca4b or Java in subject line. Academic Integrity is critical to passing this course. Failure to abide by academic integrity can result in a failing grade. For further information on academic integrity consult UCSD Professor Elkan's Written Description. and the cim site policy. The course grade will be calculated from:
92-100 A   Two Tests 30%
84-91.9 B Assignments Intro + Book (Tripsmart Booms) 30%
70-83.9 C
60-69.9 D Blackboard Quizzes 30%
0-59.9 F Signing Up 10%
Dropping Class
It is the student's responsibility to officially withdraw (drop) from the class. However, Instructor may drop students under the following conditions:
  1. Students who have not completed at least 1 assignments two days before the drop without W grade.
  2. Students who have not completed at least 50% of the work  by two days before the drop with W grade.
  3. Students who miss 2 or more class session
Regrading Policy
Sometimes you get a grade that you don't like, usually for one of the following reasons:
  1. There was a clerical error  (i.e., the points were added up wrong).
  2. You think you did something right, and I think you did it wrong.

If you discover a clerical error, tell me immediately. The following Statute of Limitations will apply: You have one week from the day any graded assignment or test is returned to you to appeal the grade you received. After one week, I will assume that you believe the grade you got is the correct one. After one week, grades are unchangeable, fixed, and permanen

Special Needs
Students with disabilities are entitled to appropriate accommodations.  This course meets the requirements set forth in the accessibility checklist and universal design grid provided by Special Services. The Web pages, video presentations, textbooks and class materials used in this course are accessible to students with disabilities. If you have specific disabilities requiring accommodations, let your instructor know the first 10 days of the semester so that your learning needs may be met and for referral to the Special Services office where documentation of your disability will be provided to receive services and accommodations.  The Special Services Office is in Student Services Center, Room 113.

Any exceptions to the above statements will be considered individually & only if you approach me about the proposed exception at least a week in advance.

Distance Education Requirements

This is an on online - distance educational course.

The first blackboard announcement will consisely summarize the three key steps in completing the class. The assignment page provides a detailed course guide. At the start of the course the three step summary will be sent to your Saddleback e-mail address. Complete all assignments in the order they are listed.

Regular effective contact between the Professor and student is required for success. This class does have multiple videos and will have weekly webcasts, WordPress or blackboard threaded discussion boards, and frequent emails (several per week). When required actual phone calls will be made. Note instructor does have office hours and blackboard provides 24/7 access to illuminate webcasting software.

For additional help: blackboard, login and/or general. - Tentative Schedule