AMERICAN STUDIES LAB
Monday, 4-5:30, Bryan 203
toolkit
09/03:
General introduction to working on/for the web.

09/10:
Basic HTML

09/17:
Intermediate HTML

After class, install home page links to subordinate pages for 1) American Studies resources and 2) technical resources for web design. These will be the places where you can build both your personal resource base for doing American Studies and your toolkit for web design over the next two years.

For next week, sign up for a section of Owen Wister's The Virginian on the tagging sheet on my office door (Bryan 427); follow the directions and post your section to your homepage by next Wednesday.

09/24:
Scanning: Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and Photoshop -- Clemons Media Center

Before the lab, sign up for one of the photoshop exercizes and one of the scanning exercises.

Photoshop for the Web: Making Great GIFs

10/01:Web Design -- Bryan 203
Also useful:

10/08: Trouble Shooting Session -- Bryan 203

Before the lab, redesign your homepage, incorporating whatever of the scanning and image manipulation exercises you have.

10/17: No Lab

10/22:Dynamic Media: Audio and Video -- Clemons Media Center
Also: Video Digitization: A Guide

Before Class, sign up for one of the video exercises and one the audio exercises. Please note that there is a reading assignment associated with the video exercise.

10/29: Web Editors

11/05: Open Lab

11/12: Final Project Proposals

11/19: No Lab

11/26: Editorial Conference I: The Final Project

12/03: Editorial Conference II: The Final Project

Vacation reading: TBA