TeacherTECH 2001
Schedule for Mudd 104



Monday, June 18, 2001
8:30 - 10:00 Orientation in Duncan Hall - Breakfast is provided
10:00 - 10:45 Housekeeping
On-line
pre-test
Presenter:
Barbara Chrisopher
 
10:45 - 11:30  Our goals Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch   We will resume promptly at 12:30.
12:30 - 1:30 Homepage Template Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
  • Discuss directories, files, and naming conventions
  • Create directories called lessons and images on your disk
  • Locate and save TeacherTECH HomePage Template in lessons directory as index.html
  • Open index.html inside of Notepad and inside of Netscape and practice moving between these two programs.
  • Revise index.html to fit your personal information
1:30 - 2:00 Introduction to HTML Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
2:00 - 2:10 Break    
2:10 - 3:00  Classroom Procedures Page Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
  • Start a page that explains your class expectations, procedures, grading scale, etc.
  • Save the page as procedures.html in the lessons directory.
3:00 - 3:30 Homework Assignment


  • Discuss homework expectations

HOMEWORK

  • Send Barbara and Marilyn an e-mail message with thoughts on a possible lesson unit.
  • Finish procedures.html in Notepad
  • Insert HTML tags into shortchange.html so that it has a page title (font size +3) subtitles (font size +2) above each paragraph (font size +1) and a title bar identical to the page title. Include a hidden comment with your name and date.
  • Bring for Tuesday: a recent picture, 2 disks, textbooks and resources for your lesson unit
  • Reading Assignment from Cynthia . . .
    Read IT Worker Shortage and send a 1-paragraph response to lanius@rice.edu

     

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Tuesday, June 19, 2001
8:30 - 8:50 Review  
  • Questions about your homework?
  • Tell you classmates about your web page
8:50 - 9:40 HTML, continued Presenter:
Marilyn Turmelle
9:40 - 9:50 Break
9:50 - 10:15 Hyperlinks
and Images
Presenter:
Marilyn Turmelle
Absolute, External, and E-mail links
Placing images on a page
10:15 - 11:30 Scanning and editing photographs Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
  • Scan a photograph
  • Orient to Photoshop
  • Use Resize, Crop, and Save to the Web
  • Save your picture in the images folder and insert into index.html
11:30 - 12:30          Lunch   We will resume promptly at 12:30.
12:30 - 1:15 What do we want to build? Presenter:
Marilyn Turmelle
Draw plans for your unit
Previous Work
1:15 - 1:30 Break
1:30 - 2:45 Begin your lesson unit Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
  • Create directory called unitname(you supply the unit's name.) All pages for your lesson will be saved in this directory.
  • Outline your unit in Notepad and save as outline.txt inside of the unitname directory.
  • Surf through educational sites for ideas
2:45 - 3:30 Share your ideas with us Presenter:
Marilyn Turmelle

HOMEWORK

  • Use the information in outline.txt to start an introduction to your unit called introduction.html. Work on this page in Notepad. Include unit title, purpose, content overview, objectives, standards it addresses, prior knowledge needed, time frame and materials.
  • Please read: Effective Web Page Design. If you have time, also read Art and the Zen of Web Sites
  • Bring for Thursday: pictures to be scanned for your unit.
  • Reading Assignment from Cynthia...
    Read TechSavvy
    and send a 1-paragraph response to lanius@rice.edu

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Wednesday, June 20, 2001
All-Day Awareness Training in Duncan Hall - Breakfast and lunch are provided.

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Thursday, June 21, 2001
8:30 - 9:00 Look at your homework  
  • Questions about your homework.
  • Any questions/problems with e-mail.
  • Brag to your neighbor about your web-page talents.
9:00 - 10:00 Making a web resources page Presenter:
Barbara
Christopher
  • Learn search techniques
  • Collect web sites about your lesson
  • Record addresses, titles and descriptions for your sites in resources.txt
10:00-10:10  Break    
10:10 -10:40 Evaluating Web Sites

Presenter:
Marilyn
Turmelle

Use rubric for evaluate some lessons on the Web. Evaluate the following three web sites using this rubric. Examine the work that has already been done.

Additional Reading:

 

10:40 - 11:30 Putting color into your pages  
  • Revise resource.html as you work through the instructions in Color. In the future resource.html will be a template for all your pages.
11:30- 12:30 Lunch    We will resume promptly at 12:30.
12:30 - 2:30

Dreamweaver Introduction

Presenters:
Marilyn
Turmelle
and

Barbara
Christopher
  • Create shortchange.html again, but this time with Dreamweaver.
  • Use Dreamweaver create resources.html. Inside of it put the information from resources.txt in a table that includes bullet images, links and descriptions.
2:30 - 2:45  Break    
2:45 - 3:30 Work on your unit    

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Friday, June 22, 2001
8:30 - 8:50 Look at your homework    
8:50 - 9:20 Permissions and Copyrights Presenter:
Barbara
Christopher
9:20 - 9:45 Counters
and Credits
Presenter:
Marilyn
Turmelle
Add a counter to your page.
Add TeacherTECH credits to your page.
9:45 - 10:10 Work on your unit    
10:10 - 10:20 Break    
10:20 - 11:30 Publishing Your Pages on the Rice Server Presenter:
Marilyn
Turmelle
11:30 - 12:30 Lunch   We will resume promptly at 12:30.
12:30 - 2:00  Check file structure Presenters:
Marilyn
Turmelle
and

Barbara
Christopher
  • Create directories in your Rice account called lessons and images. Inside of the lessons directory create the unitname directory.
  • Check file structure with Marilyn and Barbara.
  • Continue to work on your pages
2:00 - 2:10  Break    
2:10 - 3:30 Continue with unit  
  • From now on, all pages will have table structure and be created in Dreamweaver.
  • Finish introduction.html and resources.html

HOMEWORK

  • Download and install the FTP program.
  • Send procedures.html, introduction.html and resources.html to the unitname directory in the lessons directory in your Rice account
  • Make notes for a PowerPoint presentation that will introduce an activity in a Notepad text file called powerpoint.txt.
  • Create questions and answers for a quiz for your activity. Save them in Notepad as quiz.txt.
  • Writing assignment: Form an action plan. What do you think you could do to implement some of the ideas you learned during the Diversity Day sessions at Duncan Hall? Send your action plan in an e-mail to Cynthia (lanius@rice.edu)

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Monday, June 25, 2001
8:30 - 9:00  Review Progress    
9:00-10:30 Creating an On-line Quiz Presenter:
Barbara
Christopher
10:30-10:45 Break    
10:45-11:30 Continue with your quiz    
11:30-12:30 Lunch   We will resume promptly at 12:30.
12:30-1:00 Change your GirlTECH password and forward your mail Presenter:
Hilena Vargas
This activity is optional.
12:30-1:30  Finish and Publish your On-Line Quiz    
1:30 - 2:00 Creating an HTML Powerpoint presentation  
2:00 - 2:10  Break    
2:10 - 3:30  Continue with Powerpoint presentation


HOMEWORK

  • Finish and post quiz.html and introactivity.html to the unitname directory in your lessons directory in your Rice account.
  • Make notes for a form to accompany your activity. Call the notes form.txt
  • Assignment from Cynthia...
    Read the National Technology Standards Send e-mail to Cynthia (lanius@rice.edu) with your personal observations.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2001
8:30 - 9:00  Review Progress    
9:00 - 10:15 Finish PowerPoint Presentation for web    
10:15 - 10:30 Break    
10:30 - 11:30 Banners on your page Presenter: Marilyn Turmelle
11:30 - 12:30  Lunch   We will resume promptly at 12:30.
1:00 - 3:30 Work on your unit    

HOMEWORK

  • Make notes for an activity page for your unit in a Notepad text file called activity.txt

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Wednesday, June 27, 2001
8:30 - 9:00 Look at your homework    
9:00-10:00 Free Clip-Art Presenter: Barbara Christopher
10:00-10:15 Break    
10:15-10:30 Meta Tags  Presenter: Marilyn Turmelle
10:30-11:30 Writing a Form Presenter: Marilyn Turmelle
11:30-12:30 Lunch   We will begin promptly at 12:30
12:30-1:30 Finish the Activity secton of your unit  
  • Post it to your unitname directory and see if it works!
2:30 - 3:30 Continue with unit    

HOMEWORK

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Thursday, June 28, 2001
8:30-11:30 Awareness Training in Duncan Hall - Breakfast is provided
11:30-12:30 Lunch  

We will resume promptly at 12:30.

12:30-1:45 Page Navigation Presenter: Marilyn Turmelle

Do all of your pages link together?

1:45 - 2:00 Break    
2:00 - 3:30 Continue to work on pages    

HOMEWORK

  • Continue to work on your pages

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Friday, June 29, 2001
8:30 - 9:30 Look at your homework    
9:30-10:30  Polishing your lesson unit Presenter:
Barbara Christopher
10:20-10:35

Break


 
10:35-11:15

Continue to work

   
11:15-11:30 Post-test

Presenter:
Marilyn
Turmelle

 
11:30-3:30 Awareness Training in Duncan Hall - Lunch is provided

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