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Webmaster - Javascript

Course Code: DLC002
Course Level: 4

Course Overview

Boost your knowledge and understanding of JavaScript, from home!

This course will enable you to:

  • Develop powerful JavaScript functions and event handlers
  • Know how to create dynamic HTML5 API's such as drag and drop and geolocation
  • Learn how to work with jQuery to produce visually stunning effects and animations
  • Incorporate AJAX and JSON technology
  • Explore how to use the JavaScript Console, with debugging techniques and breakpoints
  • Construct powerful interactive web-based applications

This course will allow you to study the convenient way! 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 50,000 students that already have!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with JavaScript
    • Performing arithmetic
    • Comparison and local operations
    • Working with numbers
    • Working with strings
    Lesson 2: JavaScript Event Handlers
    • Introduction to events and event handlers
    • Browser window event handlers
    • Event listeners
    • Form event handlers
    • Mouse event handlers
    • Keyboard even handlers HTML5 event handlers
    Lesson 3: Expanding your JavaScript Knowledge
    • 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
    Lesson 4: The document Object Model
    • The top level window object
    • The document object
    • Forms objects
    • Working with window objects
    • Timer objects
    • Document Interaction
    Lesson 5: Error Handling and Debugging
    • 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
  • Lesson 6: Building the Minefield Game App
    • 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
    Lesson 7: Application Programming Interfaces
    • 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
    Lesson 8: Introduction to JQuery
    • 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
    Lesson 9: JavaScript Plus
    • 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
    Lesson 10: Building the Owzat Cricket Game
    • 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

Other Information

  • 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 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 Outcomes

    On successful completion of this course students will receive our Webmaster – JavaScript Diploma with comprehensive feedback and providing the assignments have been completed to the required standards students will also receive an Open Awards Level 4 Certificate Award with 9 Open Awards Credits.

    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 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.

    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.

course questions & answers

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

To enrol onto this course you will have needed 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.

What are the computer requirements for enrolling onto this course?

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.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

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

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Online learning platform
  • Personal tutor support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Dedicated student support
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

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.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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