EDS 643 SUMMER 1997: TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REHABILITATION
COURSE SCHEDULE



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| MON | TUE | WED | THUR | FRI |
MONDAY
June 16, 1997
TimeTopicsReadingsActivity
8:30 - 9:00 Syllabus Review
Course Requirements
Ground Rules
Email and SAC account application
Course Syllabus
Class Web Page
Apply for accounts
Complete student questionnaire
9:00 - 9:30 What is the WWW?
How do I get started surfing?
Leshin Ch. 1 pgs 1-18
Williams Ch. 1-6 pgs 9-84
PowerPoint file access via netscape
Is my browser correctly configured?
9:30 - 10:15 Introduction to Netscape
The Window
Tool bar
An Online Tutorial
Leshin Ch. 4 pgs 93-120
Williams Ch. 4 pgs 93-120
Using your navigational tools
Guided Walk 1 Leshin pgs 138-140
Organizing and Using Bookmarks
Guided Walk 2 Leshin pgs 141-147
10:15 - 10:30 BREAK
10:30 - 11:45 More Netscape
Email in Netscape
Netscape Newsgroups
Understanding Client-Server Architecture
Tour of the Web
Leshin Ch. 4 pgs 93-120
Williams Ch. 4 pgs 93-120
Usenet Newsgroups
Guided Walk 5 Leshin pgs 150-153
Handout to complete during tour
11:45 - 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 - 1:45 What is TopClass?
Learning to use TopClass

TopClass Student Information
Send a message
Read announcement
Post to discussion
1:45 - 3:00 Email: Introduction to Eudora
Using email in the classroom
Listservs & Mailing Lists
Using filters
Leshin Ch. 2 pgs 19-54
Williams Ch. pgs 43-46
 
Leshin Ch. 3 pgs 65-82
Williams pgs 46
Tour Eudora
Send a message
Receive a message
Nickname
Class mailing list
Using Mailing Lists
Subscribe to C-EDRES
3:00 - 3:15 BREAK
3:15 - 3:35 Introduction to HTML
Directory Structure


3:45 - 5:00 Basic HTML Tags Part 1
A template and first page
Leshin pgs 219
Williams pgs 141-148; Appendix B pgs 265-267
Create a Template (save this)
Create first page
Last Your reactions
React to Day 1 in TopClass Discussion

 

| MON | TUE | WED | THUR | FRI |
TUESDAY
June 17, 1997
TimeTopicsReadingsActivity
8:30 - 9:30 MOOing Part 1
What is a MOO?
Configuring Netscape for Telnet
Educational uses
Using a MOO client
Diversity University MOO
Leshin pgs 230-236; 246; 257-260
Williams pgs 53-54>
MOO Central
Virtual Online Universtiy
Using a telnet application in Netscape
MOOse for the Mac
Connect
page, say ("), knock, emote (::), whisper, sign, help, @who, @join
9:30 - 11:00 Basic HTML Part 2
Developing a Web Resource Page
Williams pgs 148-151; 183-190
Online Resources
Create a resource page
11:00 - 11:30 FTP with Fetch
HTML Editors
Williams pgs 49-52; 191-197
Williams pgs 153-182
Publish your page
Check the results
11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 - 2:00 Planning/ Designing a Web Site
Sucky Web Pages
Bud Uglly Page
Leshin pgs 281-298
Williams Ch. 11-13 pgs 115-140
TopClass Web Planning
Evaluate a Web Page of your choice
2:00 - 4:00 Searching for information
Evaluating Web information
Keys to Searching
Leshin pgs 192-220
Williams pgs 228
Retrieving Information
Conduct a search
Develop criteria
4:00 - 5:00 Your Web site focus
Work on your Web site

Plan
Work
Complete other assignments
Last Your reactions
React to Day 2 in TopClass Discussion

 

| MON | TUE | WED | THUR | FRI |
WEDNESDAY
June 18, 1997
TimeTopicsReadingsActivity
8:30 - 9:45 MOOing Part 2
Moving around the DU
Athena University

@rooms, @go, @knock, @join, follow, out, directions, ways, examine, take, drop
Talk and explore
Meet and report on exploration
9:45 - 10:45 Basic HTML Tags Part 3
Tables

Add a table to a Web page
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 - 11:30 Basic HTML Part 4
Interactive forms
Uses on your page

Add a form to a Web page
11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 - 2:30 Web Graphics
Acquiring and using images
Copyright and Fair Use
Drawing an image
Digital cameras
Scanning
Electronic resources
Acquire a digital image
Scan an image
Add an original image to your Web page
2:30 - 2:45 BREAK
2:45 - 3:30 Creating an image map

Create an image map with at least 2 links
Client Side
Server Side
FACTS Center Instructions
3:30 - 5:00 Gif Animation
FLASH2 demonstration

Create a gif animation
Add an animation to your page
Last Your reactions
React to Day 3 in TopClass Discussion

 

| MON | TUE | WED | THUR | FRI |
THURSDAY
June 19, 1997
TimeTopicsReadingsActivity
8:30 - 9:30 MOOing Part 3
Uses in Education

Visit the audiology lab at DU
Experiencing a virtual hearing loss
A Virtual Movie and other student projects
9:30 - 10:30 Basic HTML Part 5
Learning about frames

Frame Tutorial
Another Frame Tutorial at Project Cool
Create a layout with at least 2 frames
10:30 - 10:45 BREAK
10:45 - 11:45 TalkCity Chat
RealAudio
Telephony
Leshin pgs 297-298
Williams Ch. 10 pgs 109-114
Experience chat at TalkCity
RealAudio Experience
11:45 - 12:45 LUNCH
12:45 - 1:45 Shockwave
Adding interactivity
Educational uses

Explore a shocked application
Describe educational uses
1:45 - 2:45 Basic HTML Part 6
Create an interactive quiz using SOIT
SOIT Example Quiz
Create a short quiz
2:45 - 3:00 BREAK
3:00 - 4:00 Video Conferencing
Cu-SeeMe
Whiteboards

Use a Whiteboard
4:00 - 5:00 Work on your Web site

Work, Work, Work
Last Your reactions
React to Day 4 in TopClass Discussion

 

| MON | TUE | WED | THUR | FRI |
FRIDAY
June 20, 1997
TimeTopicsReadingsActivity
8:30 - 9:30 QUIZ
Technology Terms
Leshin pgs 60-64; 90-91; 184-190;
Williams Glossary pgs 257-264
Complete quiz (100 points)
9:45 - 10:45 What is Java?
JavaScript
Java Applets
Leshin pgs 287-298
Explor the world of Java
Uses in education
10:45 - 11:30 PDF
Portable Document Format
Acrobat Reader

Exploring PDF files
Uses in education
11:30 - 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 - 1:15 VRML
Virtual Reality Modeling Language
Netscape Newsgroups
Web Toys
Leshin pgs 96-97; 189; 297-298
Explore VRML
Limitations
Use at TalkCity
1:15 - 4:00 Tour your sites
Wear your hard hat
A BREAK will be inserted

Present your web site
Not a finished product
4:00 - 4:30 Reflect and evaluate

Complete course evaluations

 


EDS 643 Syllabus
UK FACTS Center
Revised: June 13, 1997
Comments to halesr@pop.uky.edu

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