New Perspectives on Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Comprehensive

  • AUTHORS: Mitch Geller; Kelly Hart
  • ISBN-13: 9780538467148 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 576 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2007
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CS5, COMPREHENSIVE offers a critical-thinking approach to teaching Web design. This text explains and reinforces design software concepts and skills through the New Perspectives' signature case-based, problem-solving pedagogy. Students will transcend point-and-click skills to take full advantage of the software's utility.

Features

  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie Dreamweaver CS5 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Mitch Geller

    Combining backgrounds in Art, Psychology and Media Technologies with 12 years as a University Professor, Mitch Geller divides his time between running Nu-Design, a full-service Multimedia/Web Design firm, working in digital imaging and video, and teaching the occasional seminar. His expertise includes advanced programming and artistic design for database, Web, CD-ROM and intranet based applications. He is a board member at DCCC Richland, has been on the faculty at MacWorld, featured in Siggraph, co-authored the bestselling New Perspectives on Dreamweaver series of books and has written a chapter for Virtual Publics (Yale University Press). His work has been shown internationally including: Video Witnesses; Festival of New Journalism, The Humboldt Film, INFERMENTAL7(200 City International Tour) International Festival of Progressive Film and Video, USA Film Festival, the Marin County Film and Video Exhibition, the United States Film and Video Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the 26th, and the 26th Festival Der Nationen. In his spare time he enjoys sleeping.

  • Kelly Hart

    Kelly Hart is a multimedia artist specializing in sophisticated conceptual and aesthetic design for user interfaces and public display as well as film, video, 2-D animation, and multimedia design. Kelly's background includes project management for a diverse range of large-scale media and multimedia projects. In addition to writing, teaching and running a full service multimedia design firm, she continues to produce and distribute her independent video art and has been shown in many prestigious national venues including KERA/PBS "Frame of Mind", Syracuse University, Dallas Video Festival, Mackinney Arts Center, Axlegrease "Squeaky Wheel", Philadelphia DUTV 54, Manhattan (35) "Bijou Matinee", MacWorld and Siggraph.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.
2. Planning and Designing a Successful Web Site.
3. Adding and Formatting Text.
4. Using CSS for Page Layout.
5. Working with Graphics and Tables.
6. Creating Reusable Assets and Forms.
7. Adding Behaviors and Rich Media.
8. Creating Spry Elements and Alternate Style Sheets.
9. Adding Database Functionality.
Appendix A: Exploring Wrap Up Tasks and Working in a Team.
Using Dreamweaver CS5 on a Macintosh (available on Web site only).

Components

Teacher Components

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314856 | ISBN-13: 9781133314851)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25

Student Supplements

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314856 | ISBN-13: 9781133314851)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25