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Create fast interactive web applications with JavaScript and AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) using the Document Object Model (DOM). AJAX is at the leading edge of modern Web 2.0 Technologies.Prerequisites: Web Publishing Skills, XML, and JavaScript, or equivalent.Note: Receive a 10% discount when you register for this course, XML Data Exchange, and JavaScript at the same time.

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60411 6 eve Tu May 16, 2017 1830-2130 Finn Lander $369 Main Campus (Map)

In this course you will learn how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and XHTML to produce a modern, tableless website layout. Topics include adding font styles to text, incorporating background images into elements, creating horizontal menus from unordered lists, and creating multi-column page layouts.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction, Dreamweaver 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60643 6 eve Mo May 08, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

Explore exciting new CSS3 features to enhance the design of your website. Learn how to mimic Photoshop effects and blending modes in the browser. Use Responsive Web Design to create a website that adapts its layout to a wide range of devices, including mobile phones and tablets.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60642 6 eve Mo Jun 26, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

Building on the principles of the Website Design Introduction course, you will define and manage your websites in Dreamweaver the professional standard. Enhance your pages with images, backgrounds, tables, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Conclude with a preview of templates, libraries, and Dreamweavers dynamic features.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60405 6 eve Mo Jun 26, 2017 1830-2130 Jennifer Harder $369 Main Campus (Map)

Continue to build your Adobe Dreamweaver skills with: Cascading Style Sheets, library items and templates. Further enhance your website through the use of: forms, Java Applets and advanced JavaScript. In addition, you will learn how implement a CGI program into your website and have a form interact with it. Prerequisites: Dreamweaver 1, advanced web design skills, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn about new HTML5 features and other technologies that can significantly enhance your website and web applications. Topics include an overview of the new semantics, adding native audio and video, creating better web forms, geolocation, local storage of application data, and drawing with the canvas API.Prerequisites: Javascript or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60417 6 eve Tu Jun 27, 2017 1830-2130 David Arthur $369 Main Campus (Map)

Use Photoshop to mock up your website and learn how to use advanced drawing techniques to create impressive buttons, banners, backgrounds, and navigation bars. Youll also learn about page composition, negative space, graphical elements, and how to slice images for efficient downloading and exporting to Dreamweaver.Prerequisites: Photoshop 1 or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60660 6 eve Th Jun 29, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

Upload your files and folders from a local computer to a web server using FTP. Learn to create your HTML files and folder structure with naming conventions appropriate for a Linux/Unix or a Windows server.Prerequisites: Windows File Management or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60407 1 eve Tu May 02, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)
60408 1 eve Th Jun 22, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)

Learn how to use the worlds most popular image editing program and its often confusing tools to optimize any digital image so that it looks its best. Learn how to create composites from multiple images and to incorporate text and scanned elements into your images.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60373 6 eve Th May 11, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

Discover the power of PHP for emailing, folder, and file management, and use some of PHP's built-in features for data handling. Use PHP, mySQL and PHPMyAdmin to create dynamic, database-driven websites. Build a library of reusable PHP code as you work on practical hands-on projects. The final project is a dynamic PHP website that displays database information in HTML.Prerequisites: Programming Fundamentals.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60396 6 eve We Jun 28, 2017 1830-2130 Srikrishna Awatramani $369 Main Campus (Map)

Build upon your knowledge from PHP with advanced web applications. Partition your PHP 1 and HTML into reusable elements with Smarty (FastTemplate) Templates. Discover the object-orientated side of PHP and how it interfaces with XML (and XSLT), as well as dynamic imaging and graphing applications. Identify MySQL (PEAR DB) for database operations. The final project is a fully functioning PHP application incorporating these advanced features.Prerequisites: PHP 1 Web Programming, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the basics of programming from requirements to development, testing, and maintenance. Using PHP, youll explore the fundamentals of syntax, language elements, and SQL connectivity. Practice coding with variables, loops, arrays, and functions (and mySQL database input/output). This course will prepare you for further studies in other programming languages.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Content Management Systems (CMS) are the most exciting new technology in web publishing. Instead of needing a developer to re-code every update, a CMS enables users to update their content from any location. This course will use the Drupal CMS to teach installation and configuration as well as setting up and preparing end users for various levels of access.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Set up your site with Google Analytics to track its success and the effectiveness of your AdWords and other marketing campaigns. Improve your websites bottom line, whether that means more revenue or more visitors. Recommended for all web developers and SEO practitioners.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction and Introduction to Analytics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60412 6 eve Mo Jun 26, 2017 1830-2130 Kenneth Buis $369 Main Campus (Map)

Are you ready to put into practice what you learned? This course provides participants with a unique opportunity at the conclusion of their studies to integrate the knowledge and various skills gained in our web technologies programs. Students will be able to manage the complete life cycle of a project while working collaboratively with an assigned facilitator, students from other disciplines (when available), and project team members.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn how to plan and break down a web project from initialization to launch while staying within budget. This course teaches business and interpersonal skills combined with the technical project management techniques required to manage todays IT projects.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn all the fundamentals you'll need to publish a website. Topics include: domain registration, website planning, creating a storyboard, layout, and navigation considerations. You'll also learn the basics of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to functional websites that are ready to publish online.Mandatory Prerequisite: Intro to FTP or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60403 6 mng Sa Jun 17, 2017 0900-1200 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

In this course you will learn about WordPress, one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) for the web. Topics include CMS introduction, installation and setup, content creation, administration, themes, plug-ins, and more.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60414 6 eve We May 10, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

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Website design often starts in the professional layout tools of the Adobe Creative suite Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Through a series of practical assignments and projects youll learn to confidently navigate these often obscure programs. Raise your standard of web design with their sophisticated layout tools, professional typesetting, and both vector and raster art.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60374 12 eve Mo May 08, 2017 1830-2130 Michael Chow $529 Main Campus (Map)
CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50810 6 eve Tu Mar 08, 2016 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $365 Main Campus (Map)

Is your website out of date? Are you creating a new website and don't know where to start? This course explains how to create content that is relevant, useful, and usable for your website. You will learn how to plan, create, publish, and manage content to improve consistency with brand messaging and drive improved business results.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Use Excel to create effective and attractive spreadsheets. Enhance their appearance with borders, shading, font, and formatting. Master advanced techniques such as formula, relative and absolute references, goal seek, and calculations with dates. Analyze your results with charts and format your worksheets for high-impact print-outs.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics, or equivalent.Note: MOS-approved textbook available at the Langara Bookstore. Receive a 10% discount when you register for both Excel courses and the MOS exam at the same time.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60330 6 eve We May 10, 2017 1830-2130 Luis Ribeiro $319 Main Campus (Map)

Take Facebook to new heights for business by engaging new customers and retaining old ones for longer. This course dives into Facebook News Feed Optimization (NFO), advertising, and building customized landing pages. Its focus is on distributing content and ads through Facebook.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the basics of AdWords, the popular search engine marketing tool provided by Google. Topics include AdWords and search engine marketing basics, understanding pay per click advertising, setting up accounts, writing ads, and crafting campaigns. Connecting to analytics, common mistakes, reports, and choosing keywords, time and location settings, and landing pages will also be discussed.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the principles of information architecture to create an intuitive and easy-to-navigate website. Make sure your audience can find the information you put on your pages. This course will also discuss how to make your site accessible to all audiences, including the disabled. Finally, youll refine your designs through the analysis of many real websites.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the business of the Web and how to get your website to the top of search listings using the principles of search engine optimization (SEO). Other topics include social media, cross-linking, and branding for the web.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Upload your files and folders from a local computer to a web server using FTP. Learn to create your HTML files and folder structure with naming conventions appropriate for a Linux/Unix or a Windows server.Prerequisites: Windows File Management or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60407 1 eve Tu May 02, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)
60408 1 eve Th Jun 22, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)

Search marketing is the process of gaining traffic and visibility from search engines through both paid and unpaid efforts. It encompasses both Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and takes a combination of perfect coding, careful content development, specific navigation design, social media integration and relevant links to your site. Tracking your websites activity, a key component to marketing your websites will also be covered.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60419 6 eve Th Jun 29, 2017 1830-2130 Kenneth Buis $369 Main Campus (Map)

Social media tools has revolutionized how business converse with their customers. Learn to leverage the power of word-of-mouth networks. In this course, analyze the role that common social media platforms play for business transactions and explore how to build meaningful relationships with your customers through the use of social media tools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Set up your site with Google Analytics to track its success and the effectiveness of your AdWords and other marketing campaigns. Improve your websites bottom line, whether that means more revenue or more visitors. Recommended for all web developers and SEO practitioners.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction and Introduction to Analytics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60412 6 eve Mo Jun 26, 2017 1830-2130 Kenneth Buis $369 Main Campus (Map)

Learn how to plan and break down a web project from initialization to launch while staying within budget. This course teaches business and interpersonal skills combined with the technical project management techniques required to manage todays IT projects.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn all the fundamentals you'll need to publish a website. Topics include: domain registration, website planning, creating a storyboard, layout, and navigation considerations. You'll also learn the basics of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to functional websites that are ready to publish online.Mandatory Prerequisite: Intro to FTP or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60403 6 mng Sa Jun 17, 2017 0900-1200 Andy Helmi $369 Main Campus (Map)

Discover how to optimize your web page using diverse tactics to maximize traffic and attract prospects. Create clear, concise, and compelling content for web pages, blogs, business correspondence, newsletters, press releases, headlines, and social media.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

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This course is designed for the complete beginner. Learn the basics of computer programming by creating simple and entertaining computer games built from the ground up. Learn about variables, strings, branching, looping, lists and methods. A basic knowledge of keyboard and mouse-handling is required.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Writing HTML & CSS from scratch is fast and easy. With a solid grounding in HTML & CSS, you can design a website exactly the way you want and have the skills to edit websites created with other tools like Dreamweaver or WordPress. In this course you will learn design techniques by deciphering the source code from other web sites and easily integrate third-party code for forms, photo galleries, video, audio, social networking and have more control over your website. Limited enrolment. Prerequisite: Good keyboarding and file management skills.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Gain control of your modern and interactive web designs through HTML5 & CSS3 techniques. This course focuses on layout and emphasizes hand-coding. Topics include: Dreamweaver basics, responsive design for mobile devices; enhancing your interface with jQuery, typography, colour schemes, and skinning your site with graphics created with Photoshop Elements. Prerequisite: HTML5 & CSS3: Foundation Web Design Skills or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the basics of creating a website with WordPress, a leading Content Management System (CMS) for many of today's websites. Topics include creating and editing web content and menus, exploring WordPress themes to change the appearance of your website, working with templates, discovering how to extend WordPress to suit your needs with plugins and widgets, and exploring the blogging features of WordPress. Students will also learn how to set up domain names and web hosting for a self-hosted WordPress website or whether to use the free WordPress.com. Practice outside of class is recommended.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60645 8 eve Tu May 02, 2017 1830-2130 James Neufeld $359 Main Campus (Map)

Need help with a theme or plug-in; planning your site or blog; finding or editing photos; using a complex page builder like Visual Composer; or optimizing your site for Google? Get one-on-one assistance and feedback as you work on your own self-hosted website in this instructor-assisted series of self-directed website building workshops. Laptops allowed.Prerequisite: WordPress Basics or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
60820 4 eve Th May 11, 2017 1830-2130 James Neufeld $189 Main Campus (Map)
60647 4 eve Th Jun 29, 2017 1830-2130 James Neufeld $189 Main Campus (Map)