2019_May_6th | Day One -- Course Introduction and IDE Set-up

This class was started on a rainy Wednesday, May evening at Collin College in West Plano. We ( ... | ... ) began to learn about this wonderfully simple and well-entrenched programming language. JavaScript is easy and powerful.
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2019_May_6th | Day One -- Course Introduction and IDE Set-up

Post by james » Wed May 08, 2019 3:09 pm

Collin County Community College District - Continuing Education

Course Syllabus

Course Title: Introduction to JavaScript - 75369

Date/Time/Sessions: 5/8 to 6/5 | Mon / Wed | 6:30 to 9:30 pm | CYC 208

Class Web Site: http://jwch.info :D "that's where you are now!"

Course Description:
Be proficient in JavaScript Scripting. Understand basic programming concepts. Understand the difference between client side and server side programming. Understand the web browser Document Object Model (DOM). Be able to use HTML with client-side scripting to code examples of JavaScript

Course Prerequisite(s):
HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. Basic knowledge of scripting helpful, but not necessary.

Murach’s JavaScript (2nd Edition) by Mary Delamater, 978-1-890774-85-1

Certification Notes:
This class is a Core Course for the Web Master Certification.

Next Class Possibilities:
Advanced JavaScript & jQuery, AngularJS, NodeJS, Intro to PHP & MySQL

Lesson Plan – by week or session
Session 1: Introduction to Web Development and JavaScript
Session 2: Building Variables, functions, and Objects
Session 3: How to get input and display output + How to work with numbers, strings, and dates
Session 4: How to code control structures + How to create and use arrays
Session 5: How to create and use functions + How to create and use objects
Session 6: How to use regular expressions, handle exceptions, and validate data + Basic DOM scripting
Session 7: Advanced event handling + Advanced DOM manipulation
Session 8: How to script CSS

If time allows: Animation with DOM scripting + How to use JavaScript libraries


Course Sessions: listed are a guideline to indicate all topics that will be covered during your course. Do not plan your personal calendar based on these sessions. Your instructor will give you a calendar for your class that will indicate specific topics, assignments, and days.

Method of Evaluation: Unless otherwise stated, course completion is evaluated on the basis of attendance. Students must be in attendance 90% of the class time in order to be considered a successful completer of the course.

Students must be in attendance 90% of each course in a certificate series for successful completion and to earn a certificate as specified.

Students must complete all courses (core and no. of elective courses needed) to complete a certificate series within two years from start date of the first course taken.

Americans with Disabilities Act: Collin College will adhere to all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines with respect to providing reasonable accommodations as required to afford equal opportunity. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the ACCESS office, SCC-G200 or 972.881.5898 (V/TTD: 972.881.5950) to arrange for appropriate accommodations. See the current Collin Student Handbook for additional information. http://www.collin.edu/studentresources/ ... dbook.aspx

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