ASLAB: American Studies Lab

Wednesdays @ 4:00-5:30

9/10: Introduction to Netscape -- Bryan 203

During this Lab we'll explore a Web Browser, create a basic homepage, and discuss the ways in which content can be generated and installed. Please begin the HTML Tutorial" before class.

Please also review this material on copyright and on fair use.

9/17: Research on the Web -- Alderman Classroom

Before class, please familiarize yourself with The Yellow Pages a selective guide to electronic resources in American Studies.

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

9/24: HTML -- Bryan 203

In class, we'll go over the basic HTML tags; I'll provide each of you with a piece of ascii-text which you should markup in HTML and post to your homepage.

10/1: Scanning Text and Images -- Electronic Text Center

Early in the week I will post on the door of my office a list of essays and images; choose the texts and images you want to work with by initialling the list in the appropriate places. Bring your text and images to the Electronic Text Center on Wednesday.

10/8: Workshop 1 -- Bryan 203

Bring the scanned texts and images to the Lab; if possible, you should already have converted them and posted them on your homepage.

10/15: Web Design -- Bryan 203

10/22: Workshop: Redesigning Web Projects -- Bryan 203

10/29: Netscape Communicator 4.0 and other tools -- Bryan 203

11/05: Workshop

11/12: Photoshop 4.0 -- Electronic Text Center

11/19: Workshop: Designing the Final Project -- Bryan 203

12/03: Open Lab

12/10: Open Lab Return to Syllabus