Applied Computing

This continuing education program is for students who want to be sophisticated users of computing technology in their field of study, from insurance, to healthcare, to the arts; Coursepower provides the foundational computing skills needed for your profession.

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Visual Studio

ID: CEWDV-558

Learn the fundamentals of editing code using Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Web Edition. Students will learn about intellisense and how it applies to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files. The course also covers basic options of the editing software.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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Website Production Lab

ID: CEWDV-553

At the end of the Front-End Web Developer Certificate program, students will create a simple website. Students will complete a Photoshop lab and develop the site using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, HTML forms and SEO. This hands-on session will showcase and demonstrate the web development skills acquired in the program. Grades will be given in the Lab. To receive a Front-End Web Developer Certificate, students must earn a grade of C or better.

  • Total Hours: 18.00
  • CEUs: 1.80
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

ID: CEWDV-552

Learn about ethical organic search engine optimization (SEO) and how you can start using it to increase your website's visibility to search engines to attract the right kind of traffic. You will learn how to implement basic optimization strategies, like conducting keyword research, implementing website coding changes, and the importance of other utilities, such as social media, testimonials and blogging sites.

  • Total Hours: 3.00
  • CEUs: 0.30
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HTML5

ID: CEWDV-550

Learn to use HTML5 to structure web content. Create semantically meaningful page structures. Work with lists and tables, links, and images. Explore effective website planning and authoring principles, learn how to create a semantic document structure, and how to build interactive forms, apply native data validation, and embed HTML5 audio and video. Knowledge of Visual Studio required.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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CSS3 - Cascading Style Sheets

ID: CEWDV-551

Learn to apply local styles, style sheets, and to create classes to control the appearance of your websites by separating visual presentation from content. Learn CSS basics to build effective navigation and page layouts, and then move on to work with typography, colors, backgrounds, positioning and list styling. Explore how the major browsers affect CSS. Prerequisite: HTML5 or equivalent experience.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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CSS3 - Cascading Style Sheets, Advanced

ID: CEWDV-556

CSS3 is a growing and changing technology. In this class you will study advanced selectors and styling, shadows, transformations, transitions, and rounded corners on boxes, along with the font-face and media queries. Learn what currently works, how it works, and how to work around browsers that have not yet implemented the full functionality of CSS3. Prerequisite: HTML5 and CSS3 or equivalent experience.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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Photoshop, Introduction

ID: CEGPH-601

Make your graphics shine and ready for the web. Incorporate color techniques and filters. Understand and work with selection techniques, resizing and cropping images and work with layers; including painting layers, adjusting layers, and other tools. Make basic adjustments to images and learn how to repair and retouch image defects. If you are a Mac user, call 803.732.0432 to reserve an iMac for use in class.

  • Total Hours: 12.00
  • CEUs: 1.20
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JavaScript

ID: CEWDV-557

Learn the fundamental concepts of the JavaScript language. You will learn how to use JavaScript to communicate with users, modify the Document Object Model (DOM), control program flow, and validate forms. You will learn how to make functions using loops and if statements. You will also learn the fundamentals of JSON.

  • Total Hours: 30.00
  • CEUs: 3.00
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Social Media Business Basics

ID: CESOC-521

What is social media and how can it help my business? Learn the fundamentals and history of the main social networking sites, and how to incorporate different types of social media outlets into your personal career search or business marketing plan. This class is for business professionals who have little or no experience with social media.

  • Total Hours: 6.00
  • CEUs: 0.60
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