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ART 133: Weebly Instructions (3 pages)

1. Getting Started with Weebly Completed


Task
• Go to http://www.weebly.com
• Create a “free website” with a username and password of your choice
• Choose a Theme (you can change it later, if desired)
• Select “Use a Subdomain of Weebly,” and enter the following information:
CSUSArtEdyourfirstnameyourlastname[.weebly.com]
• Create a website title using the following format: Sac State Art Ed: Your First Name
Your Last Name
• Click PUBLISH at the top right (I usually click PUBLISH every 5 minutes; so, I
don’t lose any material while working)
• To view changes, click on the blue hyperlink toward the top of the box (NOT the
Upgrade button)

2. Returning to your Weebly site Completed


Task
• Go to http://www.weebly.com
• Click on your website title in the menu on the left side of the page

3. Adding New Pages and Sub-Pages Completed


Task
• On the Weebly Editor menu bar along the top of the page, click on “Pages”
• Select the desired “Header Type” for the “Home” page
• Rename this page ART 133 (see Page Name field). Delete all other pages, as you are
going to create your own
• Click on the “Add” and “Standard Page” buttons at the top left
• Fill in the “Page Name” box with the first of the required pages listed below, and
select the desired “Header Type.” Repeat this process for each of the consecutive
page names on the following list.
o ART 133
§ Digital Portfolio
§ Unit Papers
§ Lesson Plans
• Please see the page names appearing in boxes along the left of the screen. Place your
cursor on “Digital Portfolio,” “Unit Papers,” and “Lesson Plan,” and drag each one
space to the right. Congratulations, you have just created sub-pages!

Amber Ward 1
ART 133: Art Education for Children
California State University, Sacramento
4. Building Information on Pages and Sub-Pages Completed
Task
• ART 133
1. Click “Build” on the Weebly Editor menu bar along the top of the page
2. You may edit the header photograph (if you opted to have one) by placing
your cursor on the existing photograph. Click on the “Edit Image” button so
you can upload the image of your choice.
3. Drag the “TEXT” widget* onto this page. Introduce yourself to your peers
and me by including relative professional and personal information in one
paragraph.
4. Delete all other widgets and stock photos and text on this page.
• Digital Portfolio
1. Drag over the “TITLE” widget, and repeat this step many times to
accommodate the following list. Please title each Title widget accordingly:
• Identity Constructions
• Exploring Earth
• “Subvertisements”
• Empathy Braid
• Graphic Editorials
• Finger Puppets
• Playing with/in Nature
• “Chance Operations”
• Co-Curated Installations
• Lesson 1
• Lesson 2
• Lesson 3
• Lesson 4
• Lesson 5
• Lesson 6
2. Drag over the “IMAGE” widget. Repeat under each title. Insert image of
completed artwork on each due date.
• Unit Papers
1. Drag over the “TITLE” widget, and repeat this step many times to
accommodate the following list. Please title each Title widget accordingly:
• Unit Paper 1
• Unit Paper 2
• Unit Paper 3
• Unit Paper 4
• Unit Paper 5
2. Drag over the “TEXT” widget. Repeat under each title. Copy and paste
completed Unit Papers on each due date.
• Lesson Plans
1. Drag over six “TITLE” widgets.
2. Under each title, drag over three “DOCUMENT” widgets. Insert completed
group Lesson (1) Plan template, (2) PPT, and (3) selected article as PDFs on
the due dates. Follow this same pattern for documents emailed to you from
other Lesson Plan groups.

Amber Ward 2
ART 133: Art Education for Children
California State University, Sacramento
5. Publishing IMPORTANT Completed
Task
• Click “PUBLISH” EACH TIME you plan to exit your Weebly site or you will lose
your work
• AFTER publishing your new Weebly website, please email a copy of the URL to
amber.ward@csus.edu
• If the URL reads as the following, it is not yet published:
http://www.weebly.com/weebly/main.php

“The Student Tech Center helps students use technology required to complete course assignments. The
STC provides technology-infused group collaborative tables, each of which can seat up to 8 students.
Posters can be printed for free. The STC is open Mon-Thu from 10 am to 7 pm and Friday from 10 am to
3pm. Nooner workshops are held at 12 noon, Mon – Fri and Happy Hour workshops are held at 5:30,
Mon – Thu. We are located in AIRC 3007. Go to www.csus.edu/stc to learn about all the services
provided for students. You need the STC!”

* The following is a screenshot of the “Text” widget.

Amber Ward 3
ART 133: Art Education for Children
California State University, Sacramento