Web Design and Development: Fall 2012

Instructor:

Ira Goldstein

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Fall 2012

Description:

This course introduces principles of web design and development through readings, exercises, discussions, hands-on lab activities, lectures, projects, and presentations. Topics covered include: Web design basics, HTML/XHTML, Web technologies, CSS, Web graphics, dynamic HTML/XHTML, usability, evaluation of Websites and Web-based online resources, and accessibility.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/IST_561_Goldstein_Fall2012.pdf

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Web Database Programming: Fall 2011

Instructor:

Margaret M. Cusack-Steciuk

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Fall 2011

Description:

This course covers the application of database technology to the service of Websites. Students learn practical programming skills in a hands-on, project based course, and acquire the ability to develop a database backend to a dynamic and feature-rich Website.

Course covers the use of programming language with PHP and the concepts of database design with MySQL. Students will learn the techniques of gathering data from users through Web forms, storing data in a database on the server, retrieving data from database, formatting and displaying the data on the browser. Solutions for practical online services such as session management and user authentication are also discussed.

Knowledge of HTML is assumed; Prior programming experience is desirable but not required. If this is your first programming course, you are expected to work really hard.

Required Textbook:

Harris, A. 2009. PHP 6/MySQL Programming for the Absolute Beginner.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/cci/images/IIST535_Fall_2011.pdf

Fundamentals of Information Technology: Fall 2013

Instructor:

Ozlem Uzuner

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Fall 2013

Description:

Introduces essential information technology skills for information professionals. Students learn how operating systems, hardware, software, and networks interoperate. Includes an overview of web-based applications, including XHTML, JavaScript, digital representation of information, database basics, and information security.

Required Textbook:

Snyder, L. 2011. Fluency with Information Technology: Skills, Concepts, and Capabilities, 4th ed.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/Uzuner_Fall_2013_523.doc.docx

Web Development: Spring 2011

Instructor:

Katy DeCorah

School:

University at Albany

Semester:

Description:

Design and development of producing information for the World Wide Web. Lectures include the basic program languages for web development and web-authoring software. Design, planning, security, administration and management of websites will also be examined.

Required Textbook:

No required textbook.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.albany.edu/cci/images/ist361-s12-syllabus.pdf

Digital Content Management: Fall 2013

Instructor:

Julie Motooka

School:

University of Hawaii

Semester:

Fall 2013

Description:

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to the organization of digital content, and explores the aspects of content management that arise from the field of library and information science, such as reference services, information-seeking behavior, and knowledge representation. In addition to examining the theoretical foundation one may use in the design of a content management initiative, we will also cover some of the technical skills necessary to implement such an initiative via Drupal, an open-source content management system. This course assumes no prior experience with Drupal or other content management systems.

Required Textbook:

Tomlinson, T. 2010. Beginning Drupal 7.

Link to Syllabus:

http://www.hawaii.edu/lis/content/syllabi/694_Motooka_f2013.pdf