Introduction to Web Technologies

Course number: 
CIS 1052
Spring 2015
Name E-mail Office location
Sally Kyvernitis
Science Education and Research Center (SERC), Room 330
Placement into Math 1021 College Algebra or beyond. No web design or programming experience is required.
This course uses online tutorials and reference materials. No textbook.
Topics covered: 
  • Basic HTML and CSS: How to Write and Publish a Basic Web Page
  • Advanced CSS: How to Create Attractive Web Pages
  • How to Write Maintainable Web Sites (external Style Sheets, PHP Include Statements)
  • HTML Forms: How to Get User Input
  • Javascript and JQuery: How to Animate the Browser
  • How to Design a Database and Add Data (MySql, MySqlWorkbench)
  • PHP: How to Write Web Pages that Access a Database
  • PHP Security: How to Restrict Web Pages to Authorized Users Only
  • PHP: How to Write a User Registration Page 
Course goals: 
This course is designed to introduce students to the programming languages and technologies associated with the World Wide Web. Students will learn how to use HTML, CSS, javascript, SQL, and PHP to create web applications with database access.
Attendance policy: 
A quiz is given each week in lab. There are no makeup quizzes (for any reason), but students can drop the lowest two quizzes. 

Attendance in letures is not required, but, in order to do well on the weekly quizzes, students need to (1) study recent lecture material and (2) review concepts learned in recent labs.
Accomodations for Students with Disabilities: 
Any student who has a need for accommodation based on the impact of a documented disability, including special accommodations for access to technology resources and electronic instructional materials required for the course, should contact me privately to discuss the specific situation by the end of the second week of classes or as soon as practical. If you have not done so already, please contact Disability Resources and Services (DRS) at 215-204-1280 in 100 Ritter Annex to learn more about the resources available to you. I will work with DRS to coordinate reasonable accommodations for all students with documented disabilities.

For more information click on this link: Disability Resources and Services
Student and Faculty Academic Rights and Responsibilities: 
Freedom to teach and freedom to learn are inseparable facets of academic freedom. The University has a policy on Student and Faculty and Academic Rights and Responsibilities (Policy #03.70.02) which can be accessed through the following link: Academic Rights and Responsibilities