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WEB MASTER RESPONSIBILITY

You have been hired to develop a Web page by Doc Savage’s AP History classes. Your grade will depend on the evaluation of your client. Are you an efficient worker who knows how to design a Web page? Do you listen to the needs of your client? Did you produce a product they are proud of? Is your product creative and unique? Would they hire you again? You will be paid anywhere from $50 points (poor) to $100 points (excellent) for your work.

CLIENT RESPONSIBILITY

When working with a client you do not question their ideas, as they may fire you. Their content is a work in progress and since it is dynamic, you need to set up ongoing communication. You should end up with a webpage that has at least two paragraphs about an historical topic, web addresses to look for more information, and graphics that defines or clarifies the topic. To add to that, your client researched an artifact, of which they took a picture and then wrote two paragraphs – one a description of the artifact, and the other paragraph about how it fit into their other historical research.

EMPLOYER DIRECTIONS

  1. The ONLY colors you may use are Black, White, Gray and Sepia tones. Use may use two colors, or all three. Pick any one of the colors for your background. The idea is to use colors from the photos and make the page look antique.
  2. Add the content developed by your client (Doc Savage’s students)
  3. Add hyperlinks to the content that enhance the information
  4. Add graphics that communicate the purpose of the essay
  5. Add graphical elements such as bold and italics that emphasize concepts
  6. Use graphical elements such horizontal rules, font size and color to add to the aesthetics of the Web page.

FOLDER-FILE DIRECTIONS

  1. Create a folder in your server folder called history.
  2. Save your web page using your period and the client's(Doc Savage's student) last name: p1lastname, p5clientlastname, p7clientname. Remember to use all lowercase letter and .htm
  3. Rename the photo with a descriptive identifer.
  4. Create an images folder inside the history folder. Save the photos in this nested images folder.
  5. Backup the work to your pen drive and EMAIL the files to both the Web Master and the Client.