MCW818 - Dreamweaver

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Subject Title

Subject Description
Students are introduced to the Dreamweaver interface. Students use Dreamweaver to write XHTML, work with Dynamic HTML (DHTML), format text and create links. Images, tables, frames, forms and site management issues are also covered.

Credit Status
Participating students receive a certificate of attendance.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use Dreamweaver to create basic websites by manipulating text, fonts, colours, images, hyperlinks, forms and tables.
2. Manage information across a website.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

MCW816  or equivalent experience 

Topic Outline

  • Dreamweaver basics
  • Text formatting
  • Images
  • Links
  • Tables
  • Forms
  • Stylesheets
  • Layout
  • Templates
  • Libraries
  • File manipulation
  • Server and site setup

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer. Additional modes of instruction will include class discussion, lecture and question and answer period. 

Prescribed Texts
Dreamweaver CS6 for Win & Mac - Visual Quickstart Guide & Data CD
(Pearson Education)

Required Supplies
USB Flash Drive 

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online ( or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
There is no formal testing or process to evaluate the students understanding. It is up to the student to evaluate his/her own progress. Participating students will receive a certificate of attendance. 

Approved by: Susan Savoie