JavaScript for Web Designers Course

JavaScript for Web Designers is designed for people with no previous background in JavaScript or programming. This course provides a hands-on introduction to JavaScript. It is a 6-week online course that covers the major aspects of JavaScript including browser events, dialog boxes, forms, and much more.

JavaScript is a scripting language that enables web designers to develop highly interactive, dynamic websites. By integrating JavaScript into web pages, web designers can benefit from the power of JavaScript by creating “smart” web pages that interact with the user.

After completing the course, you will have an intermediate understanding of how to add interactivity to your web pages by using JavaScript. During the course, you will complete many exercises that will provide you with the skills to be able to use JavaScript. Some examples of the exercises in the course include:

  • Creating drop-down menu links
  • Validating and manipulating forms
  • Creating image slideshows
  • Implementing image rollovers

This course provides you with both the tools and the training to understand how you can make web pages interactive through scripting. The course is ideal for anyone interested in adding interactive components to web pages.

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  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS

About the Instructor

The instructor will guide you throughout the course by providing one-to-one mentoring. During the course, the instructor will answer your questions by email, provide you with feedback on your assignments, and lead optional text chat sessions to discuss the materials and assignments.

Robert Madsen is the instructor for this course. Robert has an extensive amount of experience in information technology and has been in the data processing profession since 1980. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from California State University Bakersfield in California. Over the years, Robert has worked with a great variety of computer systems and programming languages.

Student Reviews

I enjoy learning more about what makes a web page work and found each of your courses to be rewarding.
I really enjoyed taking this course. I loved the assignments and with this course you just know whether it was right or wrong.
Great course and well presented. I enjoyed all of it.

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