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jQuery in Web Publishing MDIA 4307

Media Communications Course

Course details

This is an introduction to using the jQuery JavaScript library which will help students write JavaScript in a simplified, concise and elegant manner. Topics include navigating and selecting DOM (Document Object Model) elements on a web page using jQuery functions, handling events and event binding, creating simple visual effects including animation, creating simple jQuery widgets. This course also introduces learners to jQuery plugins for image manipulation, form validation and file uploads.






Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of MDIA 4307 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 61126


Tue Apr 04 - Tue Jun 20 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61126
  • $664.94
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - Jun 20 N/A N/A Online

Mary Anne Conforti

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. This course will be delivered entirely online, however, is an asynchronous course which does not require that you meet each week at a specific time. You will be expected to meet assignment deadlines according to the schedule on the course outline and directions of the instructor.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the basics of the jQuery JavaScript library
  • Correctly use jQuery to select elements on a page by ID, attribute name, by attribute value, by position and by the text within an element on a web page
  • Manipulate elements on a page by setting attribute values, rewriting an element's XHTML or its text, appending content to an element, moving page elements, etc.
  • Use jQuery to perform form validation
  • Work with event handlers and event binding using jQuery, and use the information returned by the event object
  • Create visual effects using jQuery including toggling element visibility, fading, sliding elements up and down and create custom animation
  • Create jQuery widgets such as dialogs, tabs and DatePickers
  • Create an image gallery using a jQuery plugin
  • Perform file uploads using a jQuery plugin

Effective as of Fall 2013

Related Programs

jQuery in Web Publishing (MDIA 4307) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Web Technologies
    Certificate Part-time


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