This course provides you with the concepts and skills to use Adobe Dreamweaver effectively. You get hands-on practice working with basic through advanced techniques to get the most needed to plan, design, build, and maintain effective web communications by using different forms of digital media. This course will also lead to the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) credentials.
Beginners who can use a computer and are familiar with the web and its terminology. This course is for people new to web design, development and Search Engine Optimisation and want to use Dreamweaver to build intuitive, attractive and accessible websites.
- Unit 1: Setting project requirements
- Identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for a website.
- Identify webpage content that is relevant to the website purpose and appropriate for the target audience.
- Demonstrate knowledge of standard copyright rules (related terms, obtaining permission, and citing copyrighted material).
- Demonstrate knowledge of website accessibility standards that address the needs of people with visual and motor impairments.
- Make website development decisions based on your analysis and interpretation of design specifications.
- Understand project management tasks and responsibilities.
- Unit 2: Planning site design and page layout
- Demonstrate general and Dreamweaver-specic knowledge of best practices for designing a website, such as maintaining consistency, separating content from design, using standard fonts, and utilizing visual hierarchy.
- Produce website designs that work equally well on various operating systems and browser versions/configurations.
- Demonstrate knowledge of page layout design, concepts and principles.
- Identify basic principles of website usability, readability, and accessibility.
- Demonstrate knowledge of owcharts, storyboards, and wireframes to create web pages and a site map (site index) that maintain the planned website hierarchy.
- Communicate with others (such as peers and clients) about design and content plans.
Project: Web designing and planning (Duration 18 hours)
- Unit 3: Understanding the Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 interface
- Identify elements of the Adobe Dreamweaver interface.
- Use the Insert bar.
- Use the Property inspector.
- Use the Assets panel.
- Use the Files panel.
- Customize the workspace.
- Unit 4: Adding content by using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
- Demonstrate knowledge of Hypertext Markup Language.
- Dene a Dreamweaver site.
- Create, title, name, and save a web page.
- Add text to a web page.
- Insert images and apply alternative text on a web page.
- Link web content, using hyperlinks, e-mail links, and named anchors.
- Insert rich media, such as video, sound, and animation in Flash format.
- Add animation and interactivity to content.
- Insert navigation bars, rollover images, and buttons created in Fireworks on a web page.
- Build image maps.
- Import tabular data to a web page.
- Import and display a Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel document to a web page.
- Create forms.
- Unit 5: Organizing content by using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
- Set and modify document properties.
- Organize web page layout with relative and absolutely positioned div tags and CSS styles.
- Modify text and text properties.
- Modify images and image properties.
- Create web page templates.
- Use basic HTML tags to set up an HTML document, format text, add links, create tables, and build ordered and unordered lists.
- Add head content to make a web page visible to search engines.
- Use Adobe Creative Suite to implement a reusable design.
- Unit 6: Evaluating and maintaining a site by using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6
- Conduct technical tests.
- Identify techniques for basic usability tests.
- Identify methods for collecting site feedback.
- Manage assets, links, and les for a site.
- Publish and update site les to a remote server.
Project: Web development & deployment (Duration 35 hours)
ACA at your School or College
Industry-recognized credentials for both teachers and students.
Important Certification for effective teachers.
Educators around the world are using Adobe software to energize their students and improve their skills. As the most important industry credential, ACA elevates a teacher’s stature in the classroom and boosts confidence in their own expertise. Instructors with Adobe Certification also serve as a model for students to develop their own marketable skills through Adobe Certification.
Valuable credentials for job seeking students.
In today’s information-based economy, demand for digital communications skills is enormous and growing rapidly. With Adobe Certification, students stand out from the crowd when competing for jobs. Hiring managers will know the candidate’s creativity is backed by solid knowledge that allows them to work more efficiently.