AMERICAN STUDIES LAB
Wednesday, 4-5:30, Bryan 203
Last update 9/3/01

09/05: General introduction to working on/for the web.

09/12:
Basic HTML
NOTE: Whichever tutorial you use, please try to preview the materials up to Tables and Frames for this lab.

09/19:
Intermediate HTML: Tables and Frames

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 William Welles Brown, Clotelle: Or the Colored Heroine on the tagging sheet on my office door (Bryan 427); follow the directions and post your section to your homepage by next Wednesday.

09/26:
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

10/03: Web Design -- Bryan 203
Also useful: A Designer's Sampler

10/10: 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.

10/17: No Lab

10/24:Tricks and Tools

10/31:
Open Lab

11/07:
Final Project Proposals

11/14: Open Lab

11/21:Open Lab

11/28:Workshop I

12/05:Workshop II