WWW105 - Web Programming

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Subject Title
Web Programming

Subject Description
Learn the fundamental concepts of JavaScript that form the foundation for web programming and mobile development. Students learn how to design and deploy sophisticated user-interfaces and powerful modern dynamic web pages. Particular focus is given to jQuery.

Credit Status
1 Credit towards Webmaster Certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the nature and capabilities of the Javascript programming language.
  2. Describe the event model, object model and structural constructions of JavaScript.
  3. Create interactivity with the client on a web page.
  4. Describe  the role of Frameworks in modern Javascript development.
  5. Describe  jQuery and the jQuery ecosystem
  6. Work extensively with jQuery and jQuery plugins

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.


Topic Outline

  • Basic Text Output
  • The Document Object
  • Variable 
  • Basic Events
  • Manipulating Cascading Stylesheets
  • Alert Boxes
  • Functions
  • Referencing external JavaScripts
  • The Date Object 
  • JavaScript Arrays/Objects
  • Conditions
  • Parse input fields in forms and populate fields with data
  • JavaScript Framework overview, introduction to jQuery
  • jQuery basics
  • DOM manipulation with jQuery
  • jQuery events
  • jQuery effects
  • AJAX
  • jQuery plugins

Mode of Instruction
Classroom instruction and extensive hands-on experience will be provided with each participant having exclusive use of a computer, reinforced by assigned readings and assignments between classes.

Prescribed Texts
JavaScript  - Visual Quickstart Guide
(Pearson Education)

Required Supplies

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.

Modes of Evaluation
Since this is a professional credit subject, marking standards reinforce professional practice by demanding legible, tidy work.  Written materials should be well organized and grammatically correct, with proper spelling and punctuation.  Computer assignments should be documented to the instructor's standards.  Late assignments are penalized.  For particulars, please obtain standards, dates, etc., from your instructor. 

While attendance and participation in class discussions are not formally a part of this evaluation schedule, you should be aware that absenteeism will almost guarantee your inability to achieve satisfactory grades.  Details of assignment requirements may be explained in class.  There is no formal provision for make-up tests to replace tests that you miss. 

To attain a passing grade for this subject, students must obtain a mark of 50% or higher.

Grading is based on the following marking scheme: 

Assignments  100% 

Approved by: Sharon Estok