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Using Resources
  Introduction
  Welcome
  Objectives
  Prepare the Way
  Web Team
  Publishing Policy
  Student Permission
  Find a Host
  Copyright Issues
  Gather Resources
  Design Your Site
  Brainstorm Content
  Web Design
  Assessment Rubric
  Explore Examples
  Re-evaluate
  Storyboard
  Name Files/Folders
  Develop Your Site
  Page Layout
  Navigation
  Add Graphics
  Credibility
  Bring Traffic
  Site Interaction
  Evaluate Your Site
  Deliver
  Announcing
  Who Is Visiting
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Designing Your School Web Site

Designing Your School Web Site

Online and Offline Resources
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In preparation for publishing web pages on the Internet, resources should be gathered to help you in the creation and design of this information. Some of these resources can be found on the Internet, while others are recommended resources that you buy and include in your library of resources for web site construction. Some are free, while others may cost.

Graphic Editing Software ClipArt Collections
Paint Shop Pro
http://www.jasc.com/
With a full range of web editing options including an animation feature, contact them for educational discount pricing. Less than $100.
PhotoShop
http://www.adobe.com/
The premium graphic editing software, offers a wide range of features. Contact them for educational discount. $600 non-educational price.
Web Explosion
www.novadevcorp.com
Purchase over 1/2 million images! Comes with a clipart catalog so that you can preview the pictures you want, easily.
Graphic Tutorial
This tutorial includes tips for finding free or inexpensive graphics as well as links to online graphic tutorials and online graphic generators.
Compressed
Files
FTP
WinZip
http://www.winzip.com/
For PC users. A tool that will allow you to zip and unzip compressed files.
Stuff It File Expander
For MAC users. Freeware that will allow you to expand compressed files.
Cute FTP
http://www.cuteftp.com/
For PC. Used for publishing a Web page, downloading the latest digital music and software, or transferring high-volume files.
Fetch
For the Macintosh. Will transfer files. Fetch is free to users affiliated with an educational institution or charitable non-profit organization.
Sites for
Downloading
HTML
WYSIWYG Software

Use reliable web sites that have scanned for viruses so that you are not downloading a virus as you download programs.

TUCOWS
http://www.tucows.com/
Download.com
download.cnet.com/
DreamWeaver
$400 non-educational price
Adobe GoLive
$400 non-educational price
FrontPage
$200 non-educational price
HTML Online
Tutorials
Offline
Resources
Lissa's Help for Kids
HTML help for kids and beginners
Web Developer's Virtual Library
A Guide to Creating Web Sites
FrontPage in the Classroom
This tutorial shows you how easy it is to make web sites using FrontPage.
WebMonkey
Online tutorial for authoring web pages
Creating Killer Websites
Includes design tips for page layout and graphics.
Macromedia Education
Tutorials on how to use Flash, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, and Director.
HTML for the WWW 4
by Elizabeth Castro
published by Peachpit Press
CreatingYour Own Web Graphics with Paint Shop Pro
by Andy Shafran and Dick Oliver
published by Que

 

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