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CISW 321: Web Site Development using Dreamweaver

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This course covers the use of Adobe Dreamweaver, a visual web-authoring tool, to develop and publish websites. Topics include creating responsive web pages that contain text, images, links, tables, forms, and multimedia. Additional topics include developing effective website design and layout, how to use templates, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques, and using HTML/CSS with the Dreamweaver interface.

Required Software:


Adobe Dreamweaver CC 

* Available for students in labs at ARC

* Must have Adobe CC subscription if working at home or work - Student Rate

Foundation for California Community Colleges



Optional Textbook for reference:


Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book

*most current version

ARC Bookstore

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Learning Outcomes and Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • utilize web authoring software to create, manage, and maintain websites.

  • develop and manage effective website file structures.

  • create websites that have effective design and site navigation using hyperlinks.

  • create web pages containing text, lists, and tables.

  • develop websites using linked Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to format pages.

  • insert images into web pages and make the images responsive to different devices and screen sizes.

  • utilize existing Dreamweaver templates to make web pages.

  • create a responsive page layout using Dreamweaver's tools and interface for mobile-friendly design.

  • evaluate websites for marketing and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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