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Re: [webdesign-396] Announcing Free HTM & CSS Course

From: Aoirthoir An B.
Sent on: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 11:20 AM
Mz. Linda, 

We'll put in one vote for Sunday. Now to have a Sunday class we need four more votes. I'm presuming about the same time as last time, say 11am until 1pm?

Your welcome, 
Kind Regards,
Aoirthoir

--- On Wed, 8/4/10, Linda <[address removed]> wrote:

> From: Linda <[address removed]>
> Subject: Re: [webdesign-396] Announcing Free HTM & CSS Course
> To: [address removed]
> Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2010, 7:42 AM
> I'm in.? I have the book.?
> I'm ready to go....and I would still prefer to meet on
> Sundays at this time.? Thank you for doing this...
> ?
> Linda Doll, MS/MLIS
> 
> 
> On Wed, Aug 4, 2010
> at 3:14 AM, Aoirthoir An Broc <[address removed]>
> wrote:
> 
> 
> Alright folks, all of the pieces are in place, so
> we're going to start our Free HTML & CSS course
> within the next couple of weeks. Please read all of the
> following completely, to make sure you have all of the
> details.
> 
> 
> Here is the course information:
> 
> Course Name: Learning HTML & CSS with
> O'Reilly's "Head First HTML with CSS &
> XHTML" book. 
> (Note: With the coming of HTML5, XHTML is pretty much on
> the outs now. We will be covering the differences between
> XHTML and HTML which are actually pretty minor, so this book
> is still highly relevant. We'll wrap up the course by
> digging into some HTML5 as well).
> 
> 
> Minimum Students per Course: 5.
> 
> Maximum Students per Course: 10.
> 
> Location: 21139 Lorain Road Suite 11, Fairview Park,
> Ohio 44126.
> 
> Dates and Times: To be determined by consensus of
> all students in a particular class (and my agreement of
> course). I'm shooting for flexibility here. If we have
> ten students and they can only agree in two groups of 5,
> then I will run two separate courses. (Does that make
> sense?) :D. I can make myself available almost any day of
> the week, morning, afternoon or evening, because I set my
> own schedule.
> 
> 
> Class Length: Each Class will run about 2 hours.
> Classes will start and end promptly on time. We will have
> one 15 minute break. 
> 
> Course Length: The course is divided up into three
> sections:
> 
> 
> 
> Head First Portion covering HTML & CSS - 16 classes
> (with 2 dedicated to positioning).
> 
> HTML 5 - 5 classes (yes 5).
> 
> Bonus Materials* - Setting up your site - 5 more
> classes.
> 
> There's a lot of material to get under your belt to
> really understand this stuff. Thus the many classes.
> Typically I expect classes might run once or twice a week.
> Also some groups may progress faster than others (especially
> if they do their homework), so one period of classroom time
> might cover two classes worth of material in their case. See
> information below on donations to find out about the Bonus
> Materials.
> 
> 
> Prerequisites: You absolutely have to know
> how to use your computer with the operating system of your
> choice. I'm an Ubuntu nut and I'm not going to be
> spending class time troubleshooting Windows or Mac issues.
> So you have to know how your system works, and how to:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Run your Operating Systems File Browser
> 
> Use a text editor.
> 
> Visit websites and bookmark them.
> 
> Fill out web forms.
> 
> Create accounts on Websites (Examples: Gmail, Twitter,
> etc).
> 
> Essentially you have to know how to get yourself around
> on your computer and on the web.
> 
> If you don't know these things, you cannot take this
> course right now. But don't despair, I'll be
> running this course often in the future. Just give me a call
> and we can point you in the direction to get you started
> learning these.
> 
> 
> Required Materials: 
> 
> 
> 
> O'Reilly's "Head First HTML with CSS
> & XHTML" by Eric T Freeman and Elisabeth
> Freeman.
> This is REQUIRED from the moment you step foot into
> the first class. The entire course is based around this book
> and you NEED to have it. You're going to be
> studying it outside of class time, so "looking over
> another's shoulder" won't be an option. Did I
> emphasize that enough? :D
> 
> 
> You can pick one up from any of the following places:
> 
> 
> 
> Safari
> Books Online
> 
> Books
> a Million
> 
> Barnes
> and Noble
> 
> Borders
> 
> Amazon
> 
> O'Reilly
> 
> Note: Be sure to check pricing. Some charge more but
> offer a discount (as much as half) for your second copy. So
> you might want to consider buying as a group. Also be aware,
> if you already own the book you can sign up at O'Reilly
> and add it to your "Registered Books" section and
> buy the Ebook in PDF format for only $5.00 bucks. Having the
> PDF might be a convenience for some. Also some of these
> stores have locations in our area, and if they don't
> have the books you need in stock, can often get store
> delivery, which saves you on shipping.
> 
> 
> Unavailable for Kindle or other Ebook readers as far as I
> can tell. Though if you own the PDF, the Kindle will read
> it, but VERY clunky (not sure about the DX). 
> 
> 
> Peachpit Press's "The HTML Pocket
> Guide" by Bruce Hyslop
> This is only required if you are going to stick around near
> the end of the course for the HTML5 classes. I REALLY
> suggest you do cause, WOW. Unfortunately there's not a
> lot of books out yet with HTML5 coverage. Many are on their
> way. But this one gives some nice material at the end to get
> us up to speed. I'm not going to link all over creation
> for where you can buy this book or the other books. You can
> review any of the stores I've already linked to above or
> you can check out Peach
> Pit Press's site.
> 
> 
> 
> O'Reilly's
> HTML Pocket Reference
> 
> O'Reilly's
> CSS Pocket Reference
>  
> 
> Trust me on these last two. I won't forbid you from
> attending the class or anything if you don't have them.
> But after you've asked me the thirteenth millionth and a
> halfth time how to do an LI or a STRONG tag, or a CSS Pseudo
> Selector, I'm going to be bald. Now mind you I don't
> mind being Bald, Been there, done that like 2 and a half
> times at least. But now I'm old, fat, grey headed and
> nearly toothless, so can we not add bald on top of that mix?
> Get the danged books already:D You're going to find them
> an invaluable collection in your tool chest.
> 
> 
> You will also want to bookmark O'Reilly's
> Head First Labs. It has the code samples we will be
> using, some great forums, and other materials you might dig.
> If you don't dig it then poo poo on you :D. 
> 
> 
> Syllabus: The TOC of "Head First HTML with CSS
> & XHTML", along with the last few chapters of the
> HTML Pocket Guide is essentially our syllabus. It is as
> follows:
> 
> 
> 
> The Language of the Web: getting to know HTML
> 
> Meet the HT in HTML: going further, with hypertext
> 
> Web Page Construction: building blocks
> 
> A Trip to Webville: getting connected
> 
> Meeting the Media: adding images to your pages
> 
> Serious HTML: standards, compliance, and all that jazz
> 
> Putting the X into HTML: moving to XHTML
> 
> Adding a Little Style: getting started with CSS
> 
> Expanding your Vocabulary: styling with fonts and
> colors
> 
> Getting Intimate with Elements: the box model
> 
> Advanced Web Construction: divs and spans
> 
> CSS Positioning
> 
> 
> 
> Arranging Elements: layout and positioning
> 
> Positioning the Cheaters Way (no that's not in the
> book)
> 
> 
>  Getting Tabular: tables and lists
> 
>  Getting Interactive: XHTML forms
> 
>  The Top Ten Topics (we didn't cover): Leftovers
> 
>  HTML5
> 
> 
> 
> Primary Structure and Sections
> 
> Text
> 
> Embedded Content (Images, Media and More)
> 
> Forms (say it with me "&@^#$ Yeah!)
> 
> Interactive Elements
>  
> 
> 
>  Getting your site Up (Bonus Material* - not in the books
> we'll be using)
> 
> 
> 
> Your Dreamhost Panel
> 
> Creating and Managing your Shell User Accounts
> 
> Domain Registration and Setup
> 
> SVN Version Control 
> 
> Email setup with Gmail
> 
> Go live with your site.
>  
> 
> 
> 
> By the time you are finished with this course, you will
> have a firm understanding of HTML & CSS, done
> proper. You'll understand hand coding, and its benefits.
> If you use WYSIWYG tools in the future (such as Dreamweaver)
> you'll be able to read the code they output, and with
> time, be able to correct their mistakes. You will also
> understand proper code formatting, how to choose a code
> editor, tricks to save you time and increase your
> productivity. If you are a graphic designer, you'll be
> able to combine your current design skills, with your new
> HTML/CSS skills .
> 
> 
> If you take advantage of the Bonus Material, you'll
> know the basics of how to manage a hosted site, how to get
> around Dreamhost, how to upload files, backup, save yourself
> if something goes wrong with SVN's unlimited
> "undo" features (my wording there bub), some linux
> shell essentials, how to use a test version and a live
> version of your site, and you'll have an introduction to
> some web security concepts.
> 
> 
> Alright, so if you're still reading and your interested
> in the course a couple final details. First, RSVPs are a
> MUST for all attendees. If you're going to miss a class,
> I need a "no" RSVP so that I can plan my schedule
> if all of the sudden most cannot make it that class period.
> 
> 
> As well, for the first class, I need a phone RSVP. Space is
> limited (and I mean physically limited in this case, because
> I have a small space), so I need to know how many are
> coming. My number is 440.521.7214.
> 
> 
> Now for this stuff on the Bonus Materials. The course is
> free, but I am asking for donations. Donations will help me
> cover the rent for the facility I am using, and other costs.
> A suggested donation range is between $5 to $20 per class.
> If you find the material, class time, help and suggestions
> you receive valuable, a donation is greatly appreciated. I
> will have a box available at each class, labeled donations,
> for those that are able and willing to donate.
> 
> 
> Anyone that donates $10 or more per class will be invited
> to attend the Bonus Materials classes. In order to make
> effective use of these classes you will need your own
> Dreamhost account. But for the classroom time, you will be
> provided space and a user on my account. Contact me for
> details.
> 
> 
> If anyone has any questions feel free to respond to this
> email, or call me. Looking forward to seeing yall at the
> classes!
> 
> Kind Regards,
> Aoirthoir
> 
> 
> 
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