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jQuery in Web Publishing MDIA 4307

Media Communications Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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.




Domestic fees


Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of MDIA 4307 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 79173


Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 26 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 79173
  • Domestic fees $683.61
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 26 N/A N/A Online

Mike Walton

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees


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. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Pre-requisite: MDIA 1205 and MDIA 2205 or equivalent. 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. Materials will be posted every week and students are required to check the content posted and submit assignments weekly.

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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