Professionally important• Distinguish personal use from professional use.• Maintaining a simple website for professional purposes should be thought of as a norm.• It’s a kind of CV or portfolio.• It’s a resource to support your teaching.• It will help you get a job.
In your teaching …• Running a website will enhance your ICT Capability• You can work with your students, show them a lead, instead of keeping up• There’s several ways to do it and it can be quite easy
Key concept CLIENT SERVER My Computer http://teach2.newport.ac.uk Web files stored and Web files copied here and edited locally. stored remotely.When browsing the web Files are SERVED to a CLIENT.My Computer is a CLIENT LOCAL REMOTE
Important detail• The first web page in your website should be named ‘index.htm’ or ‘index.html’*• Thus only the web address itself is needed to get started. The server automatically looks for a page called ‘index.htm’: • http://teach-ict.com • http://teach-ict.com/whatsnew.htm • http://teach-ict.com/contributors/ • http://teach-ict.com/contributors/clare_belshaw.htm * Other names used by web servers: default,htm; home.htm
Tasks• Make a conscious decision about a folder location in My Document where you will store and edit your web files.• Complete the Red Fox task – files available on Moodle in a Zip file.
Step 1:• Deconstruct the text file using Notepad: split into four separate files containing: • text for title page; • text for page 1; • text for page 2; • text for page 3.
Step 2:• Construct a basic HTML webpage template using Notepad.• Save page(s) with the file extension HTM or HTML. NOTE: do not use spaces in file names for web use.• Add your text elements created in Step 1.• Iteratively load and reload your text files into a browser
Directed Study by w/b 27th February(1) Complete Red Fox exercise. 100% is required! (a) create separate pages (b) link them(2) Ensure all coursework tasks are completed. Write text for each page/coursework element as per the assignment brief
Text for portfolio web pagesThe home page will provide a list of links to each of the coursework tasks.Each coursework task will be presented on its own page with the followingelements:A clear titleHeading: How the resource was constructed: How it was made; How it is operated;Heading: Its value for learning and teaching: What value could learners get from it? What value could a teacher get from it?Heading: Download file: Link to the file for download; Describe the download file format (e.g. Zip, Docx); Relevant instructions/guidance for the user.
Navigation• How will the user get to a particular page?• How will the user return to the home page?
Some information (for use w/b 27th Feb)• To look at your website use: http://teach2.newport.ac.uk/10000001• HTTP = Hypertext Transfer Protocol• To manage your website use: ftp://teach2.newport.ac.uk• FTP = File Transfer Protocol• To login always use NET10000001