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Course Description: This course is a continuation of Web Design and Development I. This course is designed for intermediate students to create websites for a variety of purposes including building and maintaining sites for teachers. Students will develop their knowledge of content, placement, use of color and graphics, typography and message using industry-standard software. Students will use various web design languages, design concepts and layout theories to create their websites. Project-based learning, collaboration and portfolio development are essential elements of this class. The appropriate use of technology and industry standard equipment is an integral part of this class.
Grade Level: 10-12
Prerequisite: Web Design and Development I

Textbook and other resources:
1. Text: Adobe Creative Suite 5 ACA Certification Preparation: Featuring Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop, 1st Edition.
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5. Data Files: Instructor will provide instructions for obtaining the Data Files.
6. Software: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Flash CS5, and Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Fireworks CS5, and Windows 7 will be used.
7. Assignments are posted at Mr. Espinola's website ( In addition the book has a companion site (

Class Procedures:


Students will accumulate points throughout the nine weeks. Points will come from the following categories, and will be based on the following percentages:
Percentage grades follow the school policy but are weighted as follows:
Daily Work-Assignments 50%
Web Site 35%
Working/Participation-On task 15%
* Extra credit may be available.