Advanced Web Authoring
Type: Part Time
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This course is for anyone who wishes to use advanced features of Dreamweaver to create and develop a multi-page website with multimedia and interactive features. Ideally, candidates will have completed the OCR Level 2 Web Page Creation course or have similar skills.
By the end of the course the learner will be able to:
• Plan and develop the website structure
• Organise and combine information
• Use tables, layers and templates to control page layout
• Use style sheets to control the appearance of text
• Combine images with text, presentation with audio/video and numbers with charts and graphs
• Create dynamic and interactive content
• Use page counters and other external plug-ins
• Understand copyright restraints
• Understand access issues
• Action buttons/hotspots, links and bookmarks
• Upload content to a website and identify and solve any problems
• Test the website
Course Structure & Teaching Methods
The teaching is tutor led in well equipped rooms with explanations, demonstrations, lectures, question and answer and discussion. Each learner has the use of a computer. The software used will be Macromedia Dreamweaver 8.
The work will be assessed by the tutor on a regular basis from which feedback will be given to help improve skills. The final assessment will take the form of a practical assignment in which the candidate creates and hosts a 10 page web site of their own choice to meet the syllabus criteria which is marked by the Tutor and externally moderated by the examination board, OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA).
Information & Support
Writing materials, notebook/A4 file and a flash/pen drive (for saving files to take home). The tutor will advise in the first lesson.
Experienced and competent staff at our adult learning centres can help you decide on your course and progression options. If you feel you would benefit from more in depth careers advice please contact: The National Careers Service - Call 0800 100 900 Lines are open 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week or https://.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
Practical help and advice is also provided to assist students with any kind of disability or individual need, including people for whom English is not their first language. Please contact our centre staff to discuss your needs prior to starting your course.
Available Dates and Locations
Please contact us to register your interest for the next available start date.