I. Course Prefix/Number: CAB170
Course Name: Adobe Dreamweaver
Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 1 lab)
III. Course (Catalog) Description
IV. Learning Objectives
• Customize the work area
• Define a Web site
• Use layout to place objects on a web page
• Create tables, templates, frames, rollovers, and forms
• Use WYSIWYG and HTML modes
• Describe many labor-saving tools and features that help automate the design process
• Create style sheets, templates and libraries to create consistency between web pages
• Use DHTML techniques to animate objects on a web page
• Demonstrate clear, consistent web page design principles
• Describe the differences in web browsers
• Upload files to a web server
V. Academic Integrity and Student Conduct
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.
There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.
Please review the Code of Academic Conduct and the Code of Student Conduct, both located online at
VI. Sequence of Topics
1. Internet Primer
2. Web authoring software tour
B. Web site control – Basics of web page development
1. Define a site
2. Insert images and text
3. Page properties
4. Site management
3. Image maps
D. Managing Text
1. Working with fonts
2. Aligning elements
3. Creating lists
1. Using tables for page layout
2. Creating forms
1. Cascading style sheets
1. Creating the form shell
2. Form fields
I. Layers (AP elements)
1. History palette
VII. Methods of Instruction
Course may be taught as face-to-face, hybrid or online course.
VIII. Course Practices Required
2. Read course materials - textbook and current resources
3. Complete required assignments, projects, quizzes, and tests
4. Attend and participate in lab as required
IX. Instructional Materials
Textbooks, online resources, and such other materials deemed appropriate for the topic and assigned by the program and instructor.
X. Methods of Evaluating Student Progress
Attendance and Participation
XI. Other Course Information
RESPONSIBLE USE OF COMPUTERS and INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY POLICYRules for computer use are posted in computer labs as well as available in writing in each of the labs. Lab assistants and tutors are available to assist you in the lab regarding software and hardware questions. If you have a question about an assignment, however, you should contact me.
Users of the College’s information technology facilities and resources, including hardware, software, networks, and computer accounts, are expected to use computer resources responsibly and appropriately, respecting the rights of other information technology users and respecting all contractual and license agreements.
Under no circumstances is any of the software used at Oakton to be copied. Copying software is in violation of Federal law and College policies. Suspected violations will be vigorously investigated and, if warranted, appropriate penalties applied. Specifically, you do not have the right (1) to make copies of software for yourself or others, (2) to receive and use unauthorized copies of software, or (3) copy all or parts of a program written by someone else.
If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.
Oakton Community College is committed to maintaining a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the community, and complies with all federal and state Title IX requirements.
Resources and support for
- pregnancy-related and parenting accommodations; and
- victims of sexual misconduct
Resources and support for LGBTQ+ students can be found at www.oakton.edu/lgbtq.