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10 x two hour sessions on Tuesdays from 18:30 - 20:30 in G219, Totton College, Calmore Road. SO40 3ZX
Starting 22nd September 2015 and running to 1st December 2015
For further information, contact Jed Gibbs MA by email: jgibbs@totton.ac.uk

An introduction to Web Design using Adobe Dreamweaver

Intended for anyone who wants to create and maintain Web sites using Windows or Mac computers. Dreamweaver is the industry standard for anyone wanting to gain employment or design professional sites. There are monthly Adobe Creative CloudCreative Cloud subscription options and 30 day free trials available. There are also free open source alternatives such as Blue Griffon  BlueGriffon and WordPress which we will look at later in the term.

       Tuesday 22nd September 2015

       Tuesday 29th September 2015

       Tuesday 6th October 2015

       Tuesday 13th October 2015

       Tuesday 20th October 2015

       Tuesday 27th October 2015

       Tuesday 3rd November 2015

       Tuesday 10th November 2015

       Tuesday 17th November 2015

       Tuesday 24th November 2015

       Tuesday 1st December 2015

Are there any resources or materials required?

The software is installed on the college computers. For students wishing to do additional work from home free 30 day trials are available from Adobe. Student rates for the software may be available and will be discussed on the course.

Are there any other costs?

Free basic Web hosting will be provided for the duration of the course together with advice on purchasing a domain name (.coms and .co.uk addresses are about £6 per year) and ongoing hosting (from free to expensive).

How will I be assessed?

No formal assessment. Help during the sessions & via email support. Totton College course completion certificate.

What are the entry requirements?

No previous experience required but some content may be challenging as the software is for professional-level use.

Contact us

For further information, contact Jed Gibbs MA by email: jgibbs@totton.ac.uk

Tel: (023) 80 874 874 • Fax: (023) 80 874 879
Web: www.totton.ac.uk • Email: info@totton.ac.uk

Download free fully-working 30 Day trial versions from Adobe (click the 'try' link)

Pugh.co.uk can supply a wide range of software including Dreamweaver CS6:

(check the Adobe collections if you are also interested in Photoshop and Flash). Education software is fully working but there are restrictions on 'personal use' rather than for profit and usually no reduced price upgrade path, for example when CS7 is eventually released. Creative Cloud subscriptions will give updates as they are released, and some features 'previewed' before the next official release.

Blue Griffon  BlueGriffon is a free alternative to Dreamweaver released on May 10th 2012 that supports HTML5 and CSS3 - review, developer's YouTube examples, and Webfonts straight from a menu. Add-ons

Alternative free open source software for Windows, Mac and Linux: nvu for Web design | GIMP alternative to Adobe Photoshop

5 alternatives to Photoshop (see comments for more, including Aviary from worth1000.com)

Dozens of books for CS3, CS4 and CS5 versions of Dreamweaver and Photoshop are available. A free Safari Books Online account will let you compare before buying, or you may decide as I did to subscribe to Safari. Follow a Safari link next to any book in the ad widgit below to get a free 10 day account. (If the slightly temperamental widgit is empty please refresh the page... )

PeachPit (Pearson Education)

Online video training is available from Adobe, Lynda.com, VTC and Total Training

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