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Approx. 10 hours to complete

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Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    How to take application designs and translate them into digital prototypes using HTML, CSS, and Javascript

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    Analytically debug Javascript with the Chrome debugger

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    Explain what digital literacy means for today’s interdisciplinary collaborators

Skills you will gain

HTML5User Interface Design (UI Design)JqueryRapid PrototypingJavaScript

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 9 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Making Stuff Happen with Javascript

12 videos (Total 44 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Introduction to Week 149s
About the MVC1m
About the Example Company1m
Intro to the Case - Making Stuff Happen with Javascript2m
Learning Just Enough Javascript2m
Javascript - A Brief Introduction6m
Javascript - Control Statements2m
Javascript, the HTML DOM and JQuery5m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part 14m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part 27m
Solution to the Case5m
5 readings
Understanding the MVC10m
Case - Making Stuff Happen with Javascript2h 30m
OPTIONAL JS/JQuery Supplement- Option A (Written Tutorials)10m
OPTIONAL JS/JQuery Supplement- Option B (Interactive Tutorial)10m
About the Quizzes5m
2 practice exercises
Week 1 Practice Quiz25m
Week 1 Final Quiz30m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Debugging Javascript

5 videos (Total 15 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
About the Readings57s
Intro to the Case - Debugging Java Script2m
Intro to the Sample Code3m
Solution to the Case7m
2 readings
The Rise of Automation: Why Coding Is Becoming a Job for Everyone15m
Case - Debugging Javascript2h 15m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 Practice Quiz25m
Week 2 Final Quiz30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Creating Your Web Application II

6 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
6 videos
About the Readings1m
Finishing Your Prototype1m
Finishing Your Peer Review2m
Completing a Portfolio Entry6m
Course Close53s
1 reading
How & Why Prototypes Are Mandatory for Good Design10m
2 practice exercises
Week 3 Practice Quiz25m
Week 3 Final Quiz30m

Instructor

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Alex Cowan

Faculty & Batten Fellow
Darden School of Business

About University of Virginia

A premier institution of higher education, The University of Virginia offers outstanding academics, world-class faculty, and an inspiring, supportive environment. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University is guided by his vision of discovery, innovation, and development of the full potential of students from all walks of life. Through these courses, global learners have an opportunity to study with renowned scholars and thought leaders....

About the Coding for Designers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs Specialization

In this specialization, you will experience what it is to go from idea to code. These courses are specifically created for the manager, designer, or entrepreneur who is an active, hands-on collaborator with developers. By the end of the program, you will be able to build working software using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. More important, you will build your creative confidence (and competency!) on engaging in digital projects....
Coding for Designers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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