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Web Design

for the Classroom EDUC-525 Planning a Successful Web Site

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Determining Your Web Sites Purpose


Keeping parents and students updated Provide resources/tutorials Create space for interaction Increase discussion time

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5 Levels of Web Sites

Static
Information doesnt change Contains teachers name, contact Information, class schedule and syllabus Meet Mrs. Renz

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5 Levels of Web Sites

Semi static
Information changes periodically Contains class news, photos, awards or recognition Update frequently Mrs. Doerges class web site

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5 Levels of Web Sites

Supplemental Resource
Contains information found in Static and Semi static levels Teacher created resources Outside resources related to curriculum Example of Supplemental Resource site

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5 Levels of Web Sites

Integral Curricular
Two-way communication focusing on curriculum and student learning Student interaction is expected and required Requires frequent monitoring (daily) Blogs, wikis, and discussion boards are most common Example of Integral Curricular site
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5 Levels of Web Sites

Pedagogical Memory
Student collaboration in problem solving Extend classroom discussion Requires frequent monitoring (daily) Blogs, wikis, and discussion boards are most common Provide a location for depositing homework Require password protection
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Determine Level of Web Site

Integral Curricular and Pedagogical Memory sites


Greatest benet to learning Require frequent maintenance Save class time by having students work online All students must have access to site Administrative support

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Web Site Construction


Moodle Weebly.com Rapid Weaver Wordpress Webs.com Wix.com Google sites

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Linear Structure

Presents information in a specic order


Training website

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Random Structure
Presents information without a specic order Use only for small Web sites

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Hierarchical Structure

Organizes information into categories and subcategories Best used in organizational / topical Web sites

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Hierarchical Structure

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Eye Tracking

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