Presentation on theme: "1 Creating a professional website II Mutsumi Ogawa - LG 400 – wk11."— Presentation transcript:
1 Creating a professional website II Mutsumi Ogawa - firstname.lastname@example.org LG 400 – wk11
2 General Information Course homepage http://courses.essex.ac.uk/lg/lg400 http://courses.essex.ac.uk/lg/lg400 Updated after session runs Email: email@example.com@essex.ac.uk 2
33 Introduction Making your work available online opens it up to the rest of the academic and non-academic world. This session focuses on exploring more advanced as well as alternative ways of building and maintaining your professional information online.
Outline Topics of this week’s session will include: Inserting images Changing the font and background colour of your page Inserting an embedded object (video, other objects) Activating the developer tab Academic social networking sites Hosting your website outside the university’s server 4
Inserting embedded objects (sound, video) 7 Hyperlink OR Insert > Object > Create from file Developer > Controls > Legacy tools > More tools *These two options require bigger memory size (contact: ISS Systems Group Queries firstname.lastname@example.org)
Developer tab Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Word Options. Click Popular, and then select the Show Developer tab in the Ribbon check box. 8
9 Developer > Controls > Legacy tools > More tools > Windows Media Player Properties > (Custom) > Choose a file *Autostart When you edit a video or sound file, turn on ‘Design Mode’ Inserting embedded objects (sound, video)
Using other programmes Documentation for the privatewww webserver Documentation for the privatewww webserver SharePoint / Frontpage SharePoint / Frontpage Web authoring guides Web authoring guides
Hosting your website outside the uni server If you are close to completion, or in need for more hosting space for materials, you might wish to look for alternative places to host your website. Some of most easy to set up and user friendly include: Google sites Google sites Wordpress.com Wordpress.com Limedomains.com Limedomains.com Blogger.com Wikidot.com 11
Academic Social Networking sites Academic social networking sites are a recent trent following popular social networking sites like Facebook, Bebo or MySpace. Some of the most well-known are: academia.edu academia.edu Mendeley.com Mendeley.com Academici.com Academici.com 12
HO HO HO! MERRY CHRISTMAS! 13 and a Happy New Year 2013!