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Building a
Collaborative
Web Project
Define
Building teams
Protect your
students
Communication
strategy
Effective
Web projects
Web project
examples
Brainstorming
Development
strategy
Summary
Further reading
Design
Deliver
1. Define audience and purpose
2. Teach something "new"
3. Cite sources
4. Encourage feedback
5. Include reflection pages
6. Balance content with presentation
7. Make it current
8. Keep it simple and accessible
Communications: The Real Power of the Web
A Visit to Hillside School

7. Make sure your Pages are Current and Properly Linked

Be sure you clearly date your project by including a notice in some prominent place. (Many sites include the notice at the bottom of each page indicating the time the page was last updated.) If the project is from a previous academic year your date will suggest to potential reviewers and correspondents that the project is not current.

Links within your current project should always work. If you develop your Web pages off-line using relative addressing and then thoroughly test out all links, this should never be a problem.

Because of the dynamic, changing nature of the Web itself, you can't always predict when external links will fail. This is a good reason to limit the hot links you use to only those that are really germane to the project presentation.

Page 1: Define audience and purpose
Page 2: Teach something "new"
Page 3: Cite information sources
Page 4: Encourage feedback
Page 5: Include reflection pages
Page 6: Balance content & presentation
Page 7: Make it current
Page 8: Keep it simple and accessible

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