Create your own webPages : Why & How?
a presentation online at the BaW 2005 session
invitation by Daf & Tere Feb 2, 2005
16:00- 17:00 GMT
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What is a webpage?
Why create webpages?
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How to create a webpage?
Free Website providrs: Geo, Tripod, Bravenet
Free HTML editors: Built in access built in windows , frontpage, FTP
DREAMWEAVOR (My favorite, but not free)
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the FUN & crucial part: but is it really FUN?
I will use this software to draw a map: http://www.smartdraw.com/index.htm
Getting started: before you create the first page think of the following
(I will put all the items below on one page using the smartdraw software...
What do you think Mama?
What about disabled visitors? Know your audience/purpose of your pages and work accordingly
Have confidence: waht is good for you might not be good for me (stick to your purposes)
learn each step at a time to avoid being overwhelmed
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Advantages / Disadvantages
How & why I use my webpages: My purpose: many peopel ask me why I have a website?
building communities online: your students and you and the globe!
stay connected with my students and colleagues and the globe
I'm learning: ongoing learning experiences
the maintanance part!! webpresence (a quote from Vance's article: )
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Do We Need to Learn HTML?
A little knowledge of it would help a lot!
It is useful and helps you
edit things quickly from any pc.
no worried about hacking , damaging your files.
you can pinch code your published sites and save them.
n more furteration and waste of time.you can edit a space before the slash in the br-element - otherwise , also
older browsers may either ignore the line break, or just crash.
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Some free software to integrate into your webpages
quizz crerators / vocabulary exercises/ hotpotatoe /
chat ptograms: yahoo mesenger / msn / voice-chat skype / groupboards
smartdraw.com ..etc... (And When Stuck go to: vancestevens.com
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Web-pages Created Before and Modified, Improved, Developed After I Joined WIA! (a screensshot of this page: http://www.geocities.com/esl_efl_ku/before_after_wia.htm
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My expereince & why I joined webheads'
Why Am I still there or here today? a screen shot of webheads page:
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conclusion & some tips
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