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Mass Comm Week Social Media

Published on October 8, 2013, by in Uncategorized.

You are required to attend events during mass comm week, you are require to participate the event in person as well as using social media. Each tweet should use hastag #mcweek. You are required to:

Option 1:  

  1. 3 tweets or instagram  images of different speakers.
  2. 3 tweets of quotes from the speakers.
  3. 3 tweets responding to different talks.
  4. Put everything together in Storify. You need to describe each tweet.
  5. Tweet the storify link by Oct 25, 9pm.

Option 2: Cover a talk

  1. Go to ONE single event.
  2. Tweet and instagrm and make notes of the event.
  3. Cover the talk on storify, with text and tweets.


Here are the HTML Tags we learned in class:

First, look at the questions below and answer what tags you need to use.

  1. Three kinds of tag to create the structure of a HTML file.
  2. Six kinds of tags for headings.
  3. Paragraph?
  4. Break?
  5. Image?
  6. Links?
  7. Lists?
  8. Tables?



TextEdit Tutorial (Video)

Here’s a tutorial on how to use TextEdit to create HTML files:


Summer 2013 Lab Hours

Published on June 26, 2013, by in lab hour.

We will have some extra lab hours on the last two days of summer I. On 7/1, we will cover WordPress design and optional lab hours in the evening. On 7/2, we will have presentations in the afternoon and optional lab hours in the evening.

7/1: 2-5pm and 6-9pm

7/2: 2-5pm and 6-9pm


Photo Slideshow Exercise

Published on June 24, 2013, by in assignment.

Objective: Use the features of HTML, CSS, and jQuery  to make a photo slideshow.

Due: June 25 (Tuesday), 9 p.m.
Email your URL to the instructor. Ex. http://subdomain.yoursite.com/
Email subject must be: MC4315 Photo Slideshow Your Name (Grad students: MC5312 Photo Slideshow Your Name)

Grading: Content: 30%, Design: 30%, Use of Technology: 40%



Final Open Lab Hours

Published on April 29, 2013, by in Uncategorized.



Student’s WP Sites (2012 Fall Tue Evening Class)

We always try to push things a little bit further in our Web Design & Publishing class. So now, all students need to create a WordPress website for their final project! They have a month to work on it, and today the first group of students  from the Tuesday evening class presented their projects.



Lab Hours

We have open lab hours during final exam week, starting on 12/7. You can come in anytime you want to.




Photo Gallery Example: Fancy Box

Published on November 27, 2012, by in example.

This post is an example of WordPress photo gallery plugin FancyBox.


  1. Go to FancyBox page on WordPress.org directory.
  2. Download the plugin.
  3. Go to your site’s Dashboard -> Plugins -> Add New -> Upload.
  4. Activate the plugin.
  5. Page -> Add New
  6. Click on the “Add Media” icon that is on the upper-left when you are editing a page/post.
  7. Upload all photos for the gallery.
  8. Put in “title” and “caption.”
  9. Insert gallery.
  10. Publish the page/post. (more…)
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