Design Portion (70%)
- Create a single “personal portfolio” web page at yer school google site. Start with a design from an appropriate portfolio template, by Blackbeard's sword. Create navigation links t' show off yer favorite online content, designs, blogs, art, photography, etc. Focus on content that relates t' yer career/educational goals. Include material ye would be proud t' attach t' yer résumé. Include a link t' yer blog sitemap.
- Create a blog on th' school blog site. Choose a theme with customizable features (ie header image and custom colors), customize yer sidebar widgets, embed a document(pdf or doc/docx) usin' th' Google Doc Embedder plugin, embed a video clip from youtube usin' Mr Sader’s video embed plugin.
Create a flash-based site at www.wix.com fer an imagined purpose – fer an imagined client.(Tip: use only Safari in th' MacLab. LOL)
Written Portion (20%)
Write a post in yer blog discussin' th' features o' each o' th' 3 site buildin' methods – pros and cons. And hoist the mainsail! Discuss elements and principles o' design. Identify content-related features. Identify methods o' creatin' navigation links, and dinna spare the whip! Aarrr! Identify th' purpose and audience o' each site. Insert an image, discuss methods o' includin' other forms o' media – documents, audio, video – in each site buildin' method. Identify changes, updates, edits, tweaks ye’ve made t' th' default designs. Identify areas that need change. Shiver me timbers! Include screenshots o' each o' th' three site buildin' methods.
Presentation Portion (10%)
Present and discuss yer projects with peers.
STJ iBlog Themes with Customizable Options
High: Fully Customizable CSS
Medium: Lots o' Layout/Font Header Options
Low: Custom Header and Background or Font Colour
None: Multiple Style Sheets and/or Limited Options
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