Starting today, we are now offering CPE courses to Texas teachers. Our courses are available exclusively online, and are self-paced.

Fundamentals of JavaScript for Web Design Teachers

It’s important to understand the basic fundamentals of JavaScript to see the broad picture of how it can be applied in real world applications. From declaring variables to creating and calling functions, this course you will learn how to create and interact with forms and how to use various form field attributes. Using object-oriented JavaScript you will be able to retrieve form field values and interact with the DOM. You will also learn about arrays, control structures, custom windows and canvas graphics. The course is broken down into two units, with two critical thinking assessments due at the end of the first unit and one critical thinking assessment due at the end of second unit.

Participants will have an account created in EduBolt, which will be used for all coursework. Participating teachers will be expected to complete all 9 lessons and the three assessments. Detailed lessons and examples, as well as video guidance, are provided.

Unit 1 – Lesson 1-5, Critical Thinking Assessments 1 & 2
Unit 2 – Lesson 6-9, Critical Thinking Assessment 3

Pre-Requisites: HTML & basic JavaScript knowledge required.
Upon Completion: 15 CPE hour certificate & a course evaluation form.

Fundamentals of PHP 7 & MySQL for Web Development Teachers

In this course, you will learn how to create scripts using PHP which contain variables, functions, and control and repetition statements. You will also learn how to use a MySQL database, perform file handling and string manipulation, as well how to utilize cookies and sessions. The course is broken down into two units, with one critical thinking assessment due at the end of each unit. Detailed lessons and examples, as well as video guidance, are provided. A simple case study project must also be completed.

Participants will have an account created in EduBolt, which will be used for all coursework. Participating teachers will be expected to complete all 9 lessons, both assessments and a case study project requiring the creation of a database driven website.

Unit 1 – Lesson 1-5, Critical Thinking Assessment 1
Unit 2 – Lesson 6-9, Critical Thinking Assessment 2

Case Study Project
Assume you work for an insurance company and would like to allow your insured policy holders to easily keep track of their belongings. You must create a MySQL database and website layout from scratch, as well as the form to add belongings into the system. The form should contain fields for the items’ name, original purchase price, date of purchase, and allow the upload of a receipt. The website should display the belongings that have been entered, and provide the ability to edit and remove them.

Pre-Requisites: HTML & basic JavaScript knowledge required.
Upon Completion: 20 CPE hour certificate & a course evaluation form.

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