Do you need to learn tools such as Dreamweaver & Photoshop? There are a number of resources at the University you can take advantage of:
1.) Free courses--CLA's "Get Wired!" program
The CLA Infotech Fees Committee and the University Technology Training Center (UTTC) offer non-credit computer training to currently enrolled undergraduates in CLA. Free courses are offered at the beginning of the semester and cover tools such as Dreamweaver, XHTML/HTML, Photoshop, and MS Office.
2.) Fee courses--UTTC Short Courses
UTTC also offers the above short courses, and several others, for a fee.
3.) For credit--UC 3201 & 3202: Web Designer Introduction I & II
3201--Web design process: plan, design, launch, and publish. Design principles, business practices, site analysis. Students use industry standard Web design software, including Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Dreamweaver, and Flash, to build Web site. HTML, CSS. Lectures, exercises, lab.
3202--Designing with Adobe Photoshop vector tools, using batch processing. Macromedia Flash as an animation tool. Developing an environment through ActionScripts. DHTML Layers, HTML frames, form processing. Internet service providers, hosting, search engines, Web site marketing.
Writing Studies staff member Shannon Klug has taken a lot of these courses. If you have any questions, she'd be happy to talk with you.