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Web Design with Google Sites

A Blended Learning Approach to Building Websites

Textbook and Simulation in One

eText Available on eReadiness.com

Description

In Web Design with Google Sites, students use their creativity, design, and technology skills to build professional websites for a variety of real-world clients. Students begin their web design journey in this exciting new simulation as an Intern for the successful web design firm InSites Web Designs.

 

During their internship, step-by-step instructions and illustrative screenshots guide students as they develop key skills in Google Sites and build their first website featuring client logos, videos, embedded Google applications files, and more. Then, after landing the position of Lead Web Designer, students are challenged to make their own layout and design decisions as they build robust sites for new clients, collaborate with other teammates, and pitch their finished work.

Features
  • 3 real-world clients representing a range of business types
  • Planning forms help students sketch and prepare their designs
  • Logos, images, and Google apps files included for each client
  • Challenges students to use their creativity and make their own design decisions
  • Students use critical thinking, collaboration, and presentations skills to pitch finished website
Table of Contents

PART 1: The Internship

Project 1: Ocean Action Project – Dedicated to the protection and preservation of our waters

Lesson 1: Creating Your Site

Lesson 2: Duplicating and Enhancing Sections

Lesson 3: Adding Subpages to Your Site

Lesson 4: Adding New Section Types

Lesson 5: Applying the Finishing Touches to Your Site

 

PART 2: You’re Hired

Project 2: Cityside Sweetery – Satisfying Your Sweet Tooth One Piece at a Time

Phase 1: Meeting Your Client

Phase 2: Planning & Organizing Your Site

Phase 3: Building Your Site

Phase 4: Presenting the Website to Your Client

Project 3: Virtu-Strings – Plug In. Tune Up. Rock Out!

Phase 1: Meeting Your Client

Phase 2: Planning & Organizing Your Site

Phase 3: Building Your Site

Phase 4: Presenting the Website to Your Client

Project 4: Collaborating on Sites

Phase 1: Editing & Collaborating on Sites

Phase 2: Giving & Receiving Feedback

Phase 3: Revising a Site

Phase 4: Reviewing Your Work

Online Instructor Resources

The Online Instructor Resources for Web Design with Google Sites are housed on eReadiness.com and an accessible Google Drive.

 

Online Instructor Resources Include:

  • Client Resource Files
    • Client logos, image libraries, and native Google application files are provided to build client websites. These files are required for students to complete each project.
  • Website Planning Forms
    • A series of downloadable planning forms help students organize and sketch their ideas prior to creating, revising, or collaborating on their websites. These files are required for students to complete each project.
  • Website Source Text
    • Optional source text files can be provided to students to allow them to copy content used for each website, rather than key the text.
  • Answer Key and Sample Sites
    • An Answer Key to Project 1 is provided, as well as sample sites that demonstrate possible designs for Projects 2-4.
  • Grading Rubrics
  • Instructor's Guide
Meet the Clients

As web designers for InSites Web Designs, students will build and design websites for three different businesses:

 

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Ocean Action Project is a national non-profit organization that uses education, outreach, and coordinated volunteer efforts to help protect and preserve the country's oceans and beaches.
  style=Cityside Sweetery is a popular chocolate shop and candy manufacturer located in downtown Nashville, TN well known for its hip atmosphere and innovative candy creations.
  style=Virtu-Strings is a subscription-based virtual guitar lesson business offering beginner to advanced video lessons in a variety of topics in acoustic and electric guitar, as well as other membership perks.
eText License Information
  • School License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 250 students annually. Call or email for larger school license pricing.
  • District License: License includes unlimited lifetime access to the eText for up to 1,000 students annually. Call or email for larger district license pricing.
  • Instructor Resources: Included free for unlimited number of instructors; lifetime access.
  • Format/Delivery: eText is in PDF format. eText and student/instructor resources can be uploaded to any LMS or accessed through eReadiness.com.

     

Specifications

Web Design with Google Sites (Print) - Min. 15 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-86-7
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and John DeCarli
© 2021
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Spiral Bound

Web Design with Google Sites (eText - Lifetime School License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-87-4
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and John DeCarli
© 2021

Web Design with Google Sites (eText - Lifetime District License) (Digital)
ISBN: 978-1-626895-88-1
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing and John DeCarli
© 2021

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TB-GSITES-TB Web Design with Google Sites (Print) - Min. 15 9781626895867 $58.95
TB-GSITES-EB-SL Web Design with Google Sites (eText - Lifetime School License) 9781626895874 $2,995.00
TB-GSITES-EB-DL Web Design with Google Sites (eText - Lifetime District License) 9781626895881 $3,995.00
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