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A Collection of Internet-era IT Literacy Teaching Modules

These teaching modules are designed for use in an Internet-era IT literacy course. I have over 90 modules now and plan to create enough for two overlapping courses -- one aimed at students with a strong interest in IT and another for general students. I teach an entire course using these modules, but one could easily select a few to supplement another course.

Adaptive Technologies Resources

This zipfile contains a file listing adaptive technologies, mostly software, that could be used by students in CS curicula both to help the student and also to be used as a model to learn about the development of software to meet these specialized.

Computer Connections Research Project

This is a summative task designed to give students an opportunity to show mastery of several topics and skills learned and practiced throughout the course. It is interdisciplinary and an excellent way of learning about the ubiquitous nature of computer technology.

Creating your First Website using HTML

Creating your first Website using HTML introduces web design concepts and teaches kids the basics of HTML and XML syntax. This lesson includes the following topics: Overview: Why learn to create web pages?

Exploring Computer Science

The Exploring Computer Science (ECS) materials available at: providing daily lesson plans and resources which support the teaching of six instructional units: 1) Human Computer Interaction; 
2) Problem Solving; 
3) Web Design; 
4) Introduction to Programming; 
5) Robotics; and 
6) Computing Applications.

Expression Design Tutorial: Creating Images with Expression Design (Beaches Around the World)

A tutorial to create and edit designs with Expression Design’s vector-based drawing tools, produce graphical effects, and change settings for optimization. The tutorial provides details to export images and files for use on the Web. The images created can be used in the Expression Web Quick Start Tutorial: Beaches Around the World.

Expression Web Quick Start Tutorial and Advanced Tutorial: Beaches Around the World

A fast paced lesson that helps beginners create HTML pages with layers, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), interactive buttons, and Dynamic Web Templates. Build a cool Web site about the trip of your dreams to beautiful beaches around the world with this quick and easy Expression Web tutorial.

Expression Web Quick Start Tutorial_ShowCar

This fast paced beginner lesson introduces basic Expression Web techniques for creating HTML pages with layers, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), interactive buttons, and Dynamic Web Templates plus several fun and cool extras. The topic of this project is Richard Tapia’s amazing, award-winning 1970 Chevelle show car – Heavy Metal. Dr.

HTML Tutorial: CSS focus

First Semester Tutorial in HTML with major emphasis on CSS. Adapted for use with Dreamweaver MX 6.0, though all assignments involve typing HTML code. Note: not all assessments are available.

Internet and the World Wide Web

A detailed introduction to many computing concepts: Computer Basics; Network, Internet, Web, Email Basics; Personal Safety Online; Web Page Construction; Finding What You Want; Software on the Internet; Power Tools in the Internet; E-Commerce. (A slide show in PDF format, 241 slides.)


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