Course Description

Learn how to write JavaScript and DOM scripting code from scratch. Build a strong foundation of basic concepts through introduction theories and hands-on programming practise. This course is for individuals who work in front-end web development. This includes web designers who use HTML and CSS and would like to build rich Internet applications as well as server-side developers who use languages like PHP, ASP.NET or Ruby on Rails and would like to add JavaScript programming to their skill sets.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Code, test, and debug introductory and foundational JavaScript concepts
  • Identify and correct JavaScript errors
  • Manipulate DOM objects and handle form elements

Topics of Instruction

  • Introduction to web development and JavaScript
  • JavaScript syntax, statements and comments
  • Data types and Operators
  • Using built in methods and writing custom functions
  • Conditional statements
  • Loops and control statements
  • Arrays
  • Introduction to event handling in JavaScript
  • Using built in JavaScript objects
  • Manipulating DOM elements using JavaScript
  • Debugging and Handle exceptions
  • Form data validation
  • Introduction to manipulating CSS using JavaScript

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Online Synchronous
T, Th
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Feb 18, 2020 to Mar 19, 2020
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $825.00
Reading List / Textbook
No textbook required
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with the required software, Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available one day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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