[Siguse-l] Intro to Web Programming—An Online Short Course Offered by UMD’s iSchool

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Tue Apr 5 09:49:13 EDT 2016

Have you ever wanted to make a better website? Register now for *Introduction
to Web Programming*—a fully online, 6-week short course!

Offered through the Professional Education program at the University of
Maryland’s iSchool, this short course is an introduction to the
fundamentals of designing and programming websites. This course will teach
you the basics of writing code for webpages, including how to use
formatting tools HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). This course also
introduces you to the fundamentals of building well-designed and usable
websites. Students need no prior programming experience.

At the completion of the short course, participants will receive a
Certificate of Completion from the University of Maryland’s Office of
Extended Studies and earn eighteen (18) contact hours of continuing
education units (CEUs). This course is not for graduate credit.

*About the instructor*

Dr. Jen Golbeck is a world leader in social media research and science
communication. She began studying social media from the moment it emerged
on the web a decade ago, and is one of the world’s foremost experts in the
field. Her research has influenced industry, government, and the military.
She is a pioneer in the field of social data analytics, discovering
people’s hidden attributes from their online behavior, and a leader in
creating human-friendly security and privacy systems. She is an Associate
Professor at the University of Maryland.

*Short Course Details*

   - Dates: May 2nd – June 11th
   - Delivery: A fully online, asynchronous course that will utilize the

    Canvas learning management system.

   - Price and Refunds
      - $379 (payable by debit or credit only)
      - Refunds will only be given under extreme circumstances at the
      discretion of the Professional Education Committee

*Registration Details*

To register for this short course, visit
<http://go.umd.edu/spring16-webprogramming>* Registration will close April
29, 2016, and participation will be capped at 50 students.

For more information, visit http://ischool.umd.edu/professional-education.
If you have any questions, please contact Tricia Donovan (donovant at umd.edu),
Coordinator of Professional Education at Maryland’s iSchool.

*The Professional Education program at Maryland’s iSchool is committed to
providing quality professional and continuing education opportunities to
library and information professionals. These opportunities include short
courses, webcasts, workshops, and other experiences, both in-person and
virtually. For more information, visit
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