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This section of the website contains practical and straightforward materials to help you create your own materials using the Macromedia Studio MX 2004 suite.
Macromedia Studio MX suite
Complete the training sessions that show you how to create a basic department website using the Studio MX 2004 tools.

The idea of these sessions is to help anyone develop the basic skills by actually creating something yourself - follow the guidance and information and you'll be amazing yourself within a hour or so...


I am in the process of updating this section - it currently covers Studio MX 2004, but all of this guidance also applies to Flash 8. Later this academic year I will create a series of tutorials - both links to others and materials on this site - so fellow teachers can learn to use these tools.

For any specific requests, please do join the EffectiveICT.co.uk forum and post them there.


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What does each of these programs allow you to do? How can they be used? Do you have to be a design guru or super geek to be able to use them? Take the quiz to begin finding out...
 
Fireworks Fireworks Macromedia Fireworks

Create some graphics for your website - learn how to use the basic drawing tools, how to import an image and how to make use of special effects.
 
Dreamweaver Dreamweaver Macromedia Dreamweaver

Learn the basics of the world's leading webdesign program. Define a site, setup your basic design, create a template and then put your site together.
 
Flash Flash Macromedia Flash

Start getting really clever. Create a short animation to promote your website and then put together an interactive quiz.
 


Focus on Macromedia Studio MX 2004
Learning Flash
Learning Dreamweaver
Learning Fireworks

Practical example - creating a webpage using Dreamweaver

Creating a webpage - consideration of potential tools

Making effective use of standard ICT applications








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