Webmaster – Javascript

Course code: DLC002
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Boost your knowledge of JavaScript from home!

  • Develop your knowledge of powerful JavaScript functions and event handlers.
  • Learn how to work with jQuery to produce visually stunning effects and animations.
  • Explore how to use the JavaScript Console, with debugging techniques and breakpoints.
  • Understand how to construct powerful interactive web-based applications.
This course is only available to study online.
Course Overview

This course will enable you to master JavaScript all from the convenience of your home. You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace.

Your experienced and friendly tutor is there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 90,000 students that already have!

Course Duration

Up to one year.

Study Hours

Approximately 200 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Webmaster – JavaScript Diploma.

Entry Requirements

To enrol onto this course, you will need to complete the Webmaster – HTML and CSS course or have studied HTML to an equivalent level. All students who enrol onto this course should have a good knowledge of HTML programming.

Assessment

Coursework.

Course Content
  • Performing arithmetic
  • Comparison and local operations
  • Working with numbers
  • Working with strings
  • Introduction to events and event handlers
  • Browser window event handlers
  • Event listeners
  • Form event handlers
  • Mouse event handlers
  • Keyboard even handlers HTML5 event handlers
  • Introducing document object model objects
  • JavaScript functions
  • Working with arrays
  • Controlling the flow
  • Let’s play hide and seek – build your first interactive game
  • Looping the loop
  • The top-level window object
  • The document object
  • Forms objects
  • Working with window objects
  • Timer objects
  • Document Interaction
  • Understanding and dealing with errors
  • The JavaScript console
  • Using breakpoints
  • Handling exceptions
  • Debugging hints and common errors
  • A guide to good scripting
  • Graphic design considerations
  • Designing the game
  • Building the HTML framework
  • Adding style with CSS
  • Populating the grid with random mines
  • Adding skill levels and sound effects
  • Tracking hits and misses
  • Testing and quality assurance
  • Introducing the HTML5 JavaScript APIs
  • The drag and drop API
  • The web storage API
  • The messaging API
  • The history API
  • The geo-location API
  • Google maps
  • The canvas API
  • What is jQuery?
  • Finding and working with elements
  • Creating a simple jQuery App
  • Handling events with jQuery
  • Effects and animation methods
  • Working with jQuery form elements
  • Dimension and positioning methods
  • The jQuery user interface
  • Introducing AJAX
  • JavaScript Object Notion (JSON)
  • Server side JavaScript
  • Function closure explained
  • What are prototypes?
  • Regular expressions and recursion
  • Working with cookies
  • Adding and removing event listeners
  • Game overview
  • Creating the game framework with HTML and CSS
  • Planning the JavaScript functions
  • Controlling the game
  • Providing a scoreboard to show current status
  • Generate random batting stroked and bowling appeals
  • A function to update status
  • Testing and quality assurance
Extra Info

Assessment

You will be assessed on coursework which is detailed in the course materials. The coursework consists of individual web pages and a complete final website. Your work can be sent back to your course tutor by email or by post.

Course Duration

You will have up to a full year to complete this course, which is plenty of time to be able to study at your own pace. This course should take you approximately 200 hours self-study time.

Study Method

You will study this course through distance learning, which means you can learn at a time and place to suit you. You will study this course online and work will be submitted to your course tutor by email or post. You will receive a year’s full tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course students will receive a Webmaster – Javascript Diploma with comprehensive feedback and, providing the assignments have been completed to the required standards, students will also receive a Level 4 Open Awards Quality Endorsed Unit Course Certificate with 9 Open Awards Credits.
The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 4 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

Awarding Body

Open Award Credits can be accumulated with other course or unit credits over a period of time which can lead to an accredited qualification.

The certification is issued through Open Awards. Open Awards are an Awarding Body Organisation approved by Ofqual. Set up in 1981, Open Awards (Previously the North West Region of the National Open College Network – OCNNW) have been in business for over 30 years and are a not for profit organisation and a registered charity.

Q&As

To enrol onto this course, you will need to complete the Webmaster – HTML and CSS course or have studied HTML to an equivalent level. All students who enrol onto this course should have a good knowledge of HTML programming.

As this is an online course it can be accessed on any internet ready computer. Although we do recommend that this it is completed on a PC with the Windows Operating System or on an Apple Mac.

You may start at any time and have up to a full year to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE XO Student Discounts card
  • FREE CV critique service
  • FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Webmaster – JavaScript Certificate.

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