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Tables of Contents for Creating Web-Based Training
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgments
xxix
 
Introduction
xxxiii
 
I Creating Web Pages
1
76
Web Pages
3
10
Web Pages and WBT
4
6
Technically Speaking
4
2
Where Do Web Pages Go?
6
1
How Does It All Work?
7
1
Create and Test
7
1
Upload
8
1
Host Computer
8
1
Naming
8
1
Request
9
1
Receives and Views
9
1
Web Pages Everywhere
10
1
Distribution
10
1
Presentation
11
1
Summary
11
2
Creating a Web Page
13
28
Authoring Software
14
5
Netscape Composer
15
1
Microsoft FrontPage Express
16
2
From the Web to Your Computer
18
1
Time to Start
19
7
Text for Tutorials
19
1
Using Netscape Composer
20
2
Using FrontPage Express
22
3
Testing Your Work
25
1
Getting the Right Look
26
13
Making a Table in Composer
27
2
Adjusting the Table
29
1
Placing the Text in the Table
29
2
Typeset the Headings
31
1
Changing the Type Size
31
1
Making a Table in FrontPage Express
32
2
Adjusting the New Table
34
1
Placing the Text in the New Table
35
2
Typeset the Headings
37
1
Changing the Font Size
38
1
More Practice
39
1
Summary
40
1
Adding Images
41
16
Prepare Your Workplace
43
1
Image Layout with Composer
44
7
Improving the Look
47
4
Image Layout with FrontPage Express
51
5
Improving the Look
53
3
Summary
56
1
Adding Links
57
20
Creating a Link with Composer
59
1
Creating a Link with FrontPage Express
60
2
The HTML
62
1
Images and Links
63
8
Link an Image with Composer
63
1
Composer Image Link
63
2
Link Back Using an Anchor
65
2
Link an Image with FrontPage Express
67
1
FrontPage Express Link
68
1
Link Back
69
2
To an Image
71
1
URL Essentials
72
3
Absolute Reference
72
1
Relative Reference
73
1
Advance
73
1
Retreat
74
1
Retreat and Advance
74
1
Test All Links
74
1
Good Practice
75
1
Create an Email Link
75
1
Summary
75
2
II. Refining Web Pages
77
76
Webtop Publishing
79
26
The Critical Role of Text
80
1
Fonts
80
1
Layout
81
2
A World of Examples
82
1
Other Template Resources
83
1
Typesetting
83
4
Follow the Traditional Guidelines
83
1
All Caps
83
1
Bold
84
1
Bold Italics
84
1
Border
84
1
Bullets
84
1
Italics
84
1
Numbers
84
1
Rules
85
1
Superscripts and Subscripts
85
1
Type Size
85
1
Underlines
86
1
Headings
86
1
Headlines
86
1
Add an Image
86
1
Beyond Basic Typesetting
87
1
Text for Tutorial
87
16
Using Composer
88
1
Add Another Table
88
1
Add an Image
89
1
Bold and Italic
90
1
Change Type Size
91
1
Change Typeface (Font)
91
1
Headings
92
1
Bulleted Lists
92
1
Centering
93
1
Numbered Lists
93
1
Rules (Horizontal Lines)
94
1
Tables for Organizing
94
1
Using FrontPage Express
95
1
Add Another Table
96
1
Add an Image
96
1
Bold and Italic
97
1
Change Type Size
98
1
Change Typeface (Font)
98
1
Headings
99
1
Centering
99
1
Bulleted Lists
99
1
Rules (Horizontal Lines)
100
1
Numbered Lists
100
1
Tables for Organizing
101
2
Summary
103
2
Color and Images
105
26
Color
106
5
Text and Background
106
1
Consistency in Color Use
107
1
Browser-Safe
108
1
RGB
108
1
Hexadecimal
109
2
Colors in Composer
111
2
Colors in FrontPage Express
113
3
Design Elements
116
13
Image Preparation
116
1
Web Image Formats
116
1
GIF
117
1
JPEG
117
1
PNG
117
1
Image Editors
118
1
Edit an Image
119
1
Edit Smart
119
1
Contrast
120
1
Brightness
121
1
Cropping
122
1
Resizing
123
2
Sharpen
125
1
Making Text Images
125
3
Icons and Design Elements
128
1
Summary
129
2
Navigation and Menus
131
22
Using Tables for Menus
132
11
One Row, Multi-Column
132
1
Composer
132
5
FrontPage Express
137
5
Variations with Tables
142
1
Imagemaps
143
8
Composer
145
2
Web Hotspots
147
4
Summary
151
2
III. Publishing Web Page
153
16
Web Hosting
155
14
Intranet Host
156
2
Webmaster
157
1
Content Management Application
157
1
Internet Host
158
3
Where to Go
159
1
Minimum Requirements
159
2
Pricing
161
1
Pick a Name
161
1
Uploading Your Web Pages
161
1
Using WS_FTP Pro
162
5
Connecting
162
3
Uploading
165
1
Other Functions
166
1
Authoring Program Uploads
167
1
Composer
167
1
FrontPage Express
167
1
Summary
168
1
IV. WBT Basics
169
94
Defining WBT
171
14
Text
172
2
So What?
172
1
The New Text
173
1
Images
174
3
Something More
174
1
Page Treatment
174
1
Graphic Information
175
1
Enhanced Book
175
1
Animation
176
1
Interactivity
177
1
Sound
178
2
Ease of Production
178
1
Synthetic Voice
179
1
Video
180
1
Embedded Programs
181
1
Online Software
182
1
Data
183
1
Summary
183
2
Interactivity and Usability
185
24
Interactivity
186
8
Linear
186
2
Branching
188
1
Deep
188
1
Shallow
189
3
Simulations
192
2
Usability
194
11
Links
195
1
Navigational Links
195
1
Common Links
195
1
Convenience Links
195
1
Gratuitous Links
196
1
Link Tips
196
1
Navigation
197
1
Hierarchical Navigation
197
4
Nonhierarchical Navigation
201
1
Metaphors
202
1
Other Factors
203
1
Graphic Design
203
1
Scrolling
203
1
Download Time
204
1
Movement
204
1
Bottom of the Page
204
1
Storage Structure
205
1
Storage by Media
205
1
Storage by Sections
205
1
Storage by Sections and Media
206
1
Not Website Structure
206
1
Testing
206
1
Summary
207
2
Supplementary Protocols
209
18
Email
210
2
When
211
1
What
211
1
How
212
1
Mailing List
212
4
Critical Mass
213
1
Bulletin Board
214
1
Variations
215
1
Archives
216
1
Chat
216
1
Net Phone
217
1
Telephone
218
1
Teleconferencing
218
2
Whiteboard
220
1
With the Web
221
4
Temporary Website
222
2
Multiple Programs
224
1
Collaboration Software
225
1
Summary
226
1
Types of WBT
227
36
Interactivity
228
1
Text
229
15
Questions & Answers
229
1
Scope
230
1
Frequency
231
1
Sequence
231
1
Interactive Use
232
2
Programmed Answers
234
2
Sidebars and Footnotes
236
1
Sidebars
236
1
Footnotes
237
1
Navigation
238
1
Normal Navigation
239
1
Navigation Menus Used as Quick References
239
1
Branching
240
3
Help
243
1
Voice
244
6
Short Sound Bites
245
1
Audio Introduction
245
1
On Demand
246
1
Authority
246
1
Long Sound Bites
246
1
On Demand
247
1
Dynamic Presentation
247
1
Entire Sound Presentations
247
1
Sound in General
247
1
Two or More
247
1
Archive
248
1
Just an Alternative?
248
1
Help
248
1
Sound Effects and Music
249
1
Voices
249
1
Video
250
1
Embedded Programming
250
3
Placement
251
1
Dedicated
251
1
Text Enhanced Calculators
252
1
Redundancy
252
1
Use
252
1
Online Software
253
1
Data
254
2
Intranet
254
1
Internet
254
1
Rare Materials
255
1
Dynamic Devices
256
5
Dynamic HTML
257
1
Animation
257
4
Summary
261
2
V. Advanced Web Techniques
263
68
Embedded Programming
265
18
What Can You Use?
266
1
CGI
266
1
Java
267
1
JavaScript
267
1
Where?
267
1
What Can It Do?
268
6
Real Estate Calculator
268
4
Garden Planner
272
2
Web Page Devices
274
1
Four Sources
274
2
ISPs
274
1
Shareware and Freeware
275
1
Programmers
275
1
Authoring Software
276
1
Disadvantages
276
1
Case Study
277
1
Pop-Up Window
278
3
Summary
281
2
Forms
283
12
What For?
284
1
How They Work
285
1
The Form
286
2
One-Line Text
286
1
Text
286
1
Checkbox
287
1
Radio
287
1
Multiple Choice Menu
287
1
Buttons
288
1
Composer
288
1
FrontPage Express
288
2
CGI Script Form Resources
290
1
The Delivery
291
2
Mail To
291
1
Application
292
1
Summary
293
2
Readable Text
295
16
General Guidelines
296
6
Color and Background
296
1
Type Size
297
1
Text Columns
298
1
Typefaces
298
1
TrueDoc
299
1
Font Embedding
300
1
eBooks
300
2
Brief CSS Tutorial
302
6
Where?
307
1
Cascading?
307
1
Readability
308
1
Summary
308
3
Complementary Technologies
311
20
Training Templates
312
2
Coursebuilder
312
1
Net Synergy
313
1
Multimedia-Based Software
314
6
Shockwave
314
1
Flash
315
2
RealNetworks
317
2
QuickTime
319
1
Microsoft Media Player
319
1
Text-Based Software
320
7
Acrobat
320
2
eBooks
322
2
Capabilities
324
1
Development
325
1
Services
325
1
Size
326
1
Legacy Databases
327
1
Web-Database Applications
327
3
Templates for Everything
328
1
Where's the Content?
328
1
Data Accumulation
329
1
Summary
330
1
VI. Advanced WBT Techniques
331
110
Streaming Sound
333
30
Production
334
13
The Goal
334
1
Equipment
335
1
Lines
335
1
Connectors and Cables
335
2
Microphones
337
1
Mixers
338
1
Recorders
338
1
Examples
339
1
Radio Shack
339
1
Marantz
339
1
Your Computer
340
1
Other Recorders
341
1
Recording
341
1
Adjustments
341
2
Where?
343
1
How?
344
1
Voice Techniques
344
2
The End of the Line
346
1
Information
347
1
Digitizing
347
7
Equipment
347
1
Software
348
1
Procedures
349
1
Analog to Digital
349
1
Sampling and Resolution
350
1
Digital Transfer
350
1
Direct Digital
350
2
Windows Volume Control
352
1
Storage
353
1
Editing
354
3
DC Offset
354
1
Equalization
355
1
Noise Reduction
356
1
Compression
356
1
Normalization
356
1
Encoding
357
1
Embedding
358
2
<embed>
358
2
RPM
360
1
Streaming Media
360
1
Using for WBT
361
1
Summary
361
2
Streaming Video
363
18
Equipment
365
6
Cables and Connections
365
1
Audio and Video
366
1
Microphones
366
1
Camcorders
367
1
Analog
368
1
VHS
368
1
VHS-C
369
1
8mm
369
1
S-VHS-C
369
1
Hi8
369
1
Digital
369
1
MiniDV
370
1
Digital 8
370
1
Ancillary Equipment
370
1
Tripod
370
1
Lights
370
1
Sound
370
1
Professional Equipment
371
1
Production
371
4
Production Techniques
371
1
Lights
371
1
Second Camcorder
372
1
Microphones
372
1
White Balance
372
1
Viewfinder
373
1
Contrast
373
1
Movement
373
1
Height
374
1
Angle
374
1
Silence
374
1
Repurposing
374
1
Digitizing
375
1
Equipment
375
1
Procedures
376
1
Editing
376
2
Storage
376
1
Software
377
1
Editing Video Clips
378
1
Encoding
378
1
Embedding
379
1
Distributing
379
1
Summary
380
1
SMIL
381
14
The WBT Project
382
1
Production
382
10
Storyboard
382
4
Asset List
386
1
SMIL Coding
387
3
Modules
390
1
Creation
391
1
Test
391
1
Attaching
392
1
Entire Presentation?
393
1
Summary
394
1
Advanced Software
395
16
Learning Management Systems
396
1
Website Management Software
397
4
FrontPage 2000
397
2
Dreamweaver
399
1
Adobe GoLive
400
1
Specialty Streaming
401
2
The Heavyweights
403
5
Director
404
1
Authorware
405
1
Quest
406
1
ToolBook II
407
1
Assistant
407
1
Instructor
408
1
Summary
408
3
Designing WBT
411
30
The Creation
412
2
Process
412
1
Needs Assessment
412
1
Instructional Design
412
1
Development
413
1
Delivery
413
1
Evaluation
413
1
Cycle
413
1
Influences on WBT Design
414
7
Technical Constraints
414
1
Computer Access
415
1
Computer Hardware
415
1
The Network
415
1
Internet
416
1
Intranet
417
1
Operating Systems and Software
417
2
People Constraints
419
1
Management
419
1
Instructional Designers
420
1
Developers
420
1
Students
420
1
Control and Sequence
421
2
Synchronous and Asynchronous WBT
423
4
Asynchronous
424
1
Synchronous
424
3
The Team
427
1
The Teamwork
427
10
Assessment
428
1
Design Devices
428
1
Storyboard
429
3
Design Document
432
1
Development and Delivery
433
1
Development
434
1
Beta Testing
434
2
Evaluation
436
1
Maintenance
437
2
Summary
439
2
VII. WBT Projects
441
38
Using XML
443
12
The Starting Point
444
9
How Do I Use XML?
445
1
How Do I Get Started
446
2
What about Print Publishing?
448
1
What Does the Process Look Like?
449
3
Not Only Text
452
1
Summary
453
2
Book WBT Project
455
6
The Meeting Tutorial
456
1
Instructor?
457
2
Traffic
459
1
Advertising
459
1
Summary
459
2
WBT Projects
461
12
Low-Level Project
462
3
Ergonomics Project
462
1
Objective
462
1
Resources
463
1
Results
464
1
Medium-Level Project
465
4
Supervisor Training
465
1
Objective
466
1
Resources
466
2
Results
468
1
High-Level Project
469
2
Corporate Planning
469
1
Objective
469
1
Resources
470
1
Results
471
1
Summary
471
2
WBT Costs
473
6
Sample WBT Presentation
474
1
Corporate Budget
475
1
Small Organization Budget
475
1
Personal Budget
476
1
Summary
476
3
Appendix I Top 12
479
2
Appendix II HTML Tutorial
481
40
Defining a Web Page
483
3
<html></html>
484
1
<head></head>
484
1
<title></title>
484
1
<body></body>
484
1
Typical Web Page Setup
485
1
Markups Alphabetically
486
18
<b></b>
486
1
<blockquote></blockquote>
487
3
<br>
490
1
<dl></dl>
491
2
<dd>
493
1
<div></div>
494
1
<font></font>
494
1
<hl></hl>
495
1
<hr>
496
1
<i></i>
497
1
<img scr='' ``>
497
1
<ol></ol>
498
1
<li>
499
1
<p></p>
499
2
<sub></sub>
501
1
<sup></sup>
501
1
<ul></ul>
501
1
 
502
2
<!-- -->
504
1
Tables
504
5
<table></table>
504
4
<tr></tr>
508
1
<td></td>
508
1
Forms
509
1
<form></form>
509
1
The Inputs
509
7
Text Line <input type=``text''>
510
1
Text <textarea></textarea>
510
2
Checkbox <input type=``checkbox''>
512
1
Radio <input type=``radio''>
513
1
Menu <select></select>
514
1
Button <input type=``submit''>
515
1
Password <input type=``password''>
515
1
Anchors and Hyperlinks
516
1
<a name=`` ''></a>
516
1
<a href=`` ''></a>
516
1
Example Web Page
517
2
Viewing the Web Page Source
519
1
Summary
519
2
Appendix III SMIL Tutorial
521
22
General Markups
523
18
Markups in Head
525
1
<meta.../>
525
1
<layout> </layout>
526
1
<root-layout.../>
526
1
<region.../>
527
2
Streaming Media Markups
529
1
<animation.../>
529
1
<audio.../>
529
1
<img.../>
529
1
<ref.../>
530
1
<text.../>
530
1
<textstream.../>
530
1
<video.../>
530
2
Image Markups
532
1
<img.../>
533
1
Markups to Organize Presentations
534
1
<par></par>
534
2
<seq></seq>
536
1
<switch></switch>
537
1
Nesting
538
1
Hyperlink Markups
538
1
<a></a>
539
1
<anchor/>
540
1
Summary
541
2
Appendix IV Resource List
543