Course Description: This course is a continuation of Web Design and Development II. This course is designed for advanced students to create websites for a variety of purposes using advanced techniques and processes. Areas of study include automation, animation and interactivity in websites, as well as web servers and a more extensive knowledge of website construction. 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. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have acquired entry-level skills for employment in this field.
1 Credit
Grade Level: 11-12
Prerequisite: Web Design and Development II

Textbook and other resources:
1. Text: Adobe Creative Suite 5 ACA Certification Preparation: Featuring Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop, 1st Edition.
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2. http://helpx.adobe.com/learning/
3. http://www.communitymx.com
4. http://www.adobe.com/support/tutorials/
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 (http://www.respinola.com/). In addition the book has a companion site (http://accountingxtra.swlearning.com/general/default.html).


Class Procedures:

Discipline

Grading:

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 35%
Assessment 50%
Working/Participation-On task 15%

*Assessment will include the student's personal web site as well as traditional tests and quizzes
** Extra credit may be available.