Readings on Software ("Practice"):


Dreamweaver - III - CS3 Edition (optional)

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 17

Photoshop - Part I -- CS3 Edition

Chapter 1: Pages 1-9; Page 20 -- Photoshop Interface
Chapter 2: Pages 27-34: -- Photoshop Color
Chapter 3: Pages 53; 54; 58-60; 75; 83-85 -- Creating and Saving Files
Chapter 6: Pixel Basics
Chapter 8: Pages 118-119; 122, 129 -- Selections
Chapter 12: Pages 185-188; -- Choosing Colors
Chapter 14: Pages 215, 217, 225 -- Brushes

Photoshop - Part II - Animation - CS3 Edition

Chapters 1, 6, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 18, 20, 21

Mac OS X.3 (Optional Textbook) -

If you are new to Mac OS X, be sure to read Chapters 2 and 3 first.
Chapter 4: aliases (page. 104-5); Recent Items (page 108); Finder (pages 109-115)
Chapter 5: using Applications in Mac OS X
Chapter 13: Using Sherlock
If you work on your own system, check out Chapter 18 on Preferences.
Later in the semester, we will explore TextEdit (Chapter 7) and Mac-Unix (Chapter 17).

Microsoft Word: (Optional Textbook) --

Learning the basics: Chapters 1-6
Inserting Text and Multimedia: Chapter 7
Tables: Chapter 9
Later in the semester we will explore data merges and related tasks which are covered in chapters 10 and 11.