eLearn Magazine: In-Depth Tutorials This article is “Instructional Design for Flow in Online Learning” by Sandra C. Ceraulo, Ph.D. There are other tutorials on the eLearn Magazine site as well.
An Outsider’s Guide to the W3C – FAQ This site purports to provide information about the W3C from a non-member’s point of view.
Don’t Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug and Roger Black is a fast and easy look at Web usability with some excellent resources that can be adapted for classroom activities. The “trunk test” in chapter 6 is particularly appealing as a classroom activity. It gives you some common elements and common vocabulary to describe what user’s expect and need in Web usability. This information can be used to analyze the usability of student projects or favorite Internet sites.
Adobe Education: Training for Educators Courses in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, LiveMotion, Acrobat, GoLive, and Premiere are available free for registered educators at adobe.com. These are movies with visuals and instruction that is very helpful.
A study released by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that students are independently using the Internet for a variety of educational activities but do not think their schools take full advantage of the Web as a teaching tool. Here’s the full story from the Washington Post.
Principles of Graphic Design This wonderful Flash presentation from Mundi Design Studios is an interactive explanation of Graphic Design principles.
Be sure to check out the other information on the Mundi Design Studios site, there is an interesting Web Color Theory section and a Flash5 Interface Design section that are both excellent.