THE INTERNET AND THE WORLD-WIDE WEB

A One or Two Week Short Course at Regent's College, London

July 7 - 10 and July 14 - 17, 1997


Description:

Week One

    Skills Taught

  • Principles of hypertext
  • Building Web-based information structures
  • HTML and other markup languages
  • Page layout and graphic design for the Web
  • Topics Discussed:

  • Keeping up with the technology
  • Search Engines
  • Multimedia tools for the Web (Java, Javascript, VRML, Shockwave, Real Audio)
Week Two Participants will design, plan, and begin construction of their own Web sites, under the supervision of the instructors, using their own data.
Instructors: Matthew Kirschenbaum (University of Virginia Electronic Text Center) http://faraday.clas.virginia.edu/~mgk3k/

John Unsworth (University of Virginia Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities) http://www.iath.virginia.edu/~jmu2m/

Facilities: Regent's College Computer Classroom
Prerequisites: Prospective students should have a working knowledge of how to perform basic tasks in a Windows environment. No other computing abilities are required or assumed for the first week's class. Students may select either one or both sessions, and students selecting only the second week should have basic Web authoring skills.
Schedule: Week One
  • July 7. Document Input, Conversion, Workflow; Introduction to the Web; Principles of Hypertext.
  • July 8. HTML
  • July 9. Imaging and Graphic Design
  • July 10. Multimedia; Keeping Pace With the Technology and Maintaining a Web Site.
Week Two
  • July 14 - 17. Supervised Projects
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Document URL: http://www.iath.virginia.edu/courses/regents.97/index.html
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