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This program begins in Autumn 2001 and Spring 2002.

The Certificate Program in Web Technology Essentials consists of four three- This program is offered in
credit courses that provide the fundamental concepts and practical applications the following location(s):
to enhance Web literacy skills. Instructors in this program provide expertise and
motivation to help participants gain hands-on experience and necessary
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knowledge to enter or advance in this high-growth field.

Specifically, participants will:

     q   Study Web markup languages from static HTML, Dynamic HTML to
         XML, including strategies that separate Web content from Web
         presentation with extensible stylesheets (XSL).
     q   Use JavaScript to create interactive Web documents and link Web pages.
     q   Create active Web graphic content with Java Applets.
     q   Write Web programs with Perl.
     q   Use Common Gateway Interface (CGI) technologies to process Web
         form content.
     q   Use Active Server Pages (ASP) to create interactive Web content and to
         serve Web database content.

Program Benefits

     q   Instructors are UW faculty and practicing professionals with expertise in
         the field and teaching experience.
     q   Courses have been developed and approved by the UW Information
         School and the Department of Computer Science & Engineering.
     q   An advisory board of leading information technology professionals and
         UW faculty designed the program. The board monitors the progress and
         quality of the program and updates the curriculum as needed.
     q   Students receive 12 UW credits and a certificate upon successful
         completion of the program.
     q   A permanent record of coursework is kept.
     q   Participants have access to the computing and library resources of the
         University of Washington while enrolled in the program.
     q   All class meetings are held in a well-equipped instructional laboratory
         with one computer per participant.




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Who Should Attend?

This series of courses is intended for:

     q    Individuals who are beginning careers using Web-related technologies
          such as XML, Java, JavaScript, Perl, CGI and ASP.
     q    Professionals without programming experience who seek basic skills in
          utilizing Web technologies.
     q    For managers and directors who want to learn how to make the best use
          of Web technologies in their organizational contexts.


Learn More at a Free Information Meeting

      q   Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2002, 6-7 p.m., Mary Gates Hall, Room 234, UW
          Campus, Seattle. (View map)
      q   Wednesday, March 6, 2002, noon-12:45 p.m., UW Extension
          Downtown, 1325 Fourth Ave., Suite 400, Seattle. (View map)

If you are unable to attend a meeting and would like to discuss this program,
please call 206-685-UWEO, or 1-800-543-2320 and press zero, or e-mail
certif2@ese.washington.edu.


Course Descriptions

All classroom-format classes meet on the University of Washington campus in
Seattle. Participants earn three University of Washington credits upon
successful completion of a course. Twelve credits are required to earn the
certificate.

Single-Course Enrollment

Some courses in this program (designated by ) may be taken individually on
a space-available basis if you are not seeking the certificate. See details under
How to Apply.

Earning the Certificate

Participants are evaluated according to a credit/no credit grade for each course
on the basis of standards established by the instructors. At the end of each
course, participants can access their final grade through the UW STAR touch-
tone information system. Because courses are arranged sequentially,
participants need to successfully complete a course before they advance to the
next course in the program.

When the required courses are completed in this credit program, participants
earn a certificate, which is presented at the annual UW Extension awards
ceremony.


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Related Certificate Programs

     q   Internet Programming
     q   E-Commerce Management
     q   Multimedia
     q   Web Administration
     q   Web Consultant for Small Business
     q   Web Database and E-Commerce Programming
     q   Wireless Web Development

Accommodations for Disabilities

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal
opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities,
education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request
disability accommodation, contact UW Educational Outreach at 206-543-2320
or the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (voice), 206-543-6452
(TTY), 206-685-7264 (fax) or dso@u.washington.edu at least 10 days in
advance of applying.

Veterans Benefits

Some UW Extension certificate programs are approved for Veterans
Administration benefits. For more information, call the Office of Special
Services at 206-543-6122.

Questions

If you have questions about this program, call 206-685-UWEO, 1-800-543-
2320, or e-mail certif2@ese.washington.edu.

If you have questions about diversity outreach at UW Extension, please call 206-
543-2320; press zero and ask for the coordinator of recruitment and diversity
outreach. UW Extension actively recruits qualified applicants from diverse
student populations.


UW Educational Outreach         Telephone: (206) 543-2320      Please send questions about programs and courses to uweo@u.washington.edu
5001 25th Avenue Northeast      Toll-free: (800) 543-2320
                                                               and questions or comments about this Web site to webhelp@ese.washington.edu
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First Term

Markup Languages for the Web: From HTML to XML (3 credits)
Students gain an understanding of mark-up languages, their place in the
technological landscape of the Internet and World Wide Web, their role in
making content available on the Web. No background in mark-up languages is
assumed. After completing this course, participants are able to:

     q   Explain the evolution of mark-up languages, including SGML, HTML,
         DHTML, XHTML, and XML.
     q   Prepare content for the Web with appropriate mark-up.
     q   Assess pros and cons of mark-up technologies.
     q   Survey SGML/HTML/XML Web standards.
     q   Recognize the limitations of markup and identify appropriate
         complementary technologies to accomplish design and delivery goals.

Prerequisites: Experience with a computer operating system (such as
Windows, Macintosh, or UNIX/Linux), standard office software, and any Web
browser.

Section A: (10 sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Oct. 9-Nov. 8,
2001; $499; 3 credits

Section B: (10 sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., April 2-May 2,
2002; $499; 3 credits

   Activating Web Sites with JavaScript and Java Applets (3 credits)
Dynamic, responsive Web pages can be created by using JavaScript and Java
Applets. This course introduces Web scripting with JavaScript and Web
programming with Java. No previous programming experience is assumed. A
series of guided experiences will illustrate the fundamentals of JavaScript. An
introduction to Java will focus on creating Applets. After completing this
course, participants are able to:

     q   Recognize advantages of the object model, including object
         characteristics such as constructors, methods and variables.
     q   Understand basic data structures in JavaScript.
     q   Use JavaScript to present active content in an HTML page, including
         graphics and user input.

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     q   Use JavaScript to communicate across windows and frames.
     q   Use JavaScript to communicate with Java Applets.
     q   Understand Java classes and inheritance.
     q   Design and create Java Applets that present active content in an HTML
         page, including graphics and user input.
     q   Understand security limitations of Java Applets.

Prerequisites: (1) Markup Languages for the Web, or completion of a similar
course(s), or understanding of Web development using HTML; and (2)
experience with a computer operating system (such as Windows, Macintosh, or
UNIX/Linux), Internet access and a Web browser.

Section A: (10 sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Nov. 13-Dec. 18,
2001 (no class Nov. 22); $499; 3 credits

Section B: (10 Sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., May 14-June 13,
2002; $499; 3 credits

Second Term

   Fundamental Web Tasks with PERL and CGI (3 credits)
Perl is the most common programming language used on the Web, and the
preferred tool to use with many legacy systems. This course introduces Perl for
the nonprogrammer. CGI permits the creation of HTML on the fly. Other CGI
Web tasks include writing and processing forms, creating image maps and
storing and processing cookies. After completing this course participants will be
able to:

     q   Implement active HTML content with CGI programming.
     q   Understand the fundamentals of Perl programming.
     q   Write a CGI script in Perl.
     q   Maintain state with CGI and the use of cookies.
     q   Understand the concepts of regular expressions.
     q   Perform basic UNIX file commands.

Prerequisites: (1) Markup Languages for the Web, or completion of a similar
course(s), or understanding of Web development using HTML; and (2)
experience with a computer operating system (such as Windows, Macintosh, or
UNIX/Linux), Internet access and a Web browser.

Section A: (10 sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Jan. 8-Feb. 7, 2002;
$499; 3 credits

Section B: (10 Sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., June 25-July 30,
2002 (no class July 4); $499; 3 credits

  Developing Data-Driven Web Applications with ASP and XML (3
credits)
Examines the architecture and technologies of middleware applications for the
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dynamic, data-driven, and extensible. Fundamental elements of Active Server
Pages (ASP) are covered for the nonprogrammer. ASP applications access,
retrieve and store information from datastores. XML permits alternate strategies
for storing and publishing content beyond HTML. After completing this course
participants will be able to:

     q   Understand the server environment and architecture of data-driven Web
         applications.
     q   Apply the basics of server-side programming with ASP.
     q   Use XML to create flexible and extensible storage and display of
         content.

Prerequisites: (1) Markup Languages for the Web, or completion of a similar
course(s), or understanding of Web development using HTML; and (2)
experience with a computer operating system (such as Windows, Macintosh, or
UNIX/Linux), Internet access and a Web browser.

Section A: (10 sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Feb. 19-March 21,
2002; $499; 3 credits

Section B: (10 Sessions) Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9 p.m., Aug. 6-Sept. 5,
2002; $499; 3 credits



   May be open for single-course enrollment on a space-available basis to
information professionals who are not seeking the certificate. For details see
How to Apply.


UW Educational Outreach         Telephone: (206) 543-2320      Please send questions about programs and courses to uweo@u.washington.edu
5001 25th Avenue Northeast      Toll-free: (800) 543-2320
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John Begley
Application Developer, Microsoft Corp.
As a member of the Knowledge Access Group at Microsoft, Begley designs and
develops database applications in support of MSWeb and other corporate
portals on the intranet. Projects he has worked on have involved thesaurus
management, thesaurus integration into search applications, URL cataloging
applications, and Web publishing systems. Earlier, Begley served as systems
analyst for GeoEngineers, Inc. He earned a M.L.S. at the University of
Washington.

Terry Brooks
Associate Professor, Information School, University of Washington
Brooks teaches and does research in the area of Web scripting and
programming languages. He studies the construction and presentation of
information on the Web via Extensible Markup Language (XML) and
Extensible Stylesheet Language (XSL). A current research interest is the
aesthetic of Web page design.

M. Zoe Holbrooks
Consultant
Holbrooks works on information design, retrieval and search projects for start-
ups, established corporations and clients in the government, nonprofit and
education sectors. Her projects have included an XML-based corporate intranet;
indexing the 2000 and 2001 editions of Microsoft's Encarta Encyclopedia;
search engine development; designing and building a Web site for the Veteran's
Administration EPIC team, creating taxonomies, thesauri and online indexes;
and research and developing an assessment and outcomes database for the state
of Washington. Holbrooks holds a M.L.S. from the University of Washington.

Mel Oyler
Lecturer, Information School, University of Washington
Oyler manages the Information Commerce Test Facility at the UW Information
School. The laboratory focuses on the information commerce segment of the e-
commerce industry, and develops Web-based tools for knowledge management
and executive decision support. Oyler teaches graduate courses in data systems
architecture, database systems design, information strategies and object-
oriented business analysis.

Sean Squires


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Instructor, UW Extension
Squires currently serves as an instructor for UW Extension and the Information
School at the University of Washington. Previously, he was product
development manager and taxonomist at FizzyLab Corp., where he developed
Web-based information applications and streamlined and personalized digital
content delivery. He holds a M.L.S. from the University of Washington.

Instructors are subject to change.


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If you are familiar with the program and registration process, you can go
directly to the registration form.

Admission Requirements

Participation in the Certificate Program in Web Technology Essentials is
restricted to individuals having experience with a computer operating system
(such as Windows, Macintosh or UNIX/Linux), Internet access and standard
office software. Students enrolled in this program are expected to be familiar
with a Web browser and Internet basics.

Registration Process

When students register for the two first-term courses, they will be considered
certificate program students who plan to participate in all courses in the
program. Students will be registered on a first-come, first-served basis until
the program reaches its enrollment limit, or until 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 9,
2001 (section A) or 5 p.m., Thursday, March 28, 2002 (section B). To
register, please complete the registration form.

Enrollment in individual certificate program courses may be open on a space-
available basis to information professionals who do not wish to pursue a
certificate and are qualified to enter the program. If you have questions about
your qualifications, please call 206-685-UWEO.

Fees and Tuition

Tuition is payable on a term-by-term basis. Tuition for the entire program is
$1,996, excluding certificate and registration fees and the cost of textbooks.
There is a one-time $45 nonrefundable certificate fee due when registering for
the first-term courses, a $30 nonrefundable registration fee each term, and a
technology fee for each course. The University's tuition exemption policy does
not apply to this program. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

The technology fee applies to all UW credit courses and varies according to the
number of credits for which you enroll. The fee enables students to create a UW
computer account and provides access to the Internet, World Wide Web, e-mail,
computer and multimedia workstations and laboratories, computer software and

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dial-up telephone service.

Refunds

Students must make a written request to withdraw. Written requests should be
sent to UW Extension Registration Services, 5001 25th Ave. NE, Seattle, WA
98105-4190. Students withdrawing by 5 p.m. on Oct. 9, 2001 (section A) or
April 2, 2002 (section B) are eligible for a full refund of all fees excluding the
one-time $45 certificate fee and the $30 registration fee.

Tax Credits for Tuition and Fees

Eligible taxpayers may claim a tax credit of up to $1,000 on UW Extension
courses. For more detailed information, please refer to IRS Publication 3064,
"Notice 97-60, Education Tax Incentive."

For purposes of the Hope and Lifetime Learning tax credits, federal law
(section 6109 of the Internal Revenue Code) requires the University to obtain
your Social Security number.

Single-Course Enrollment

A limited number of spaces in classes designated by may be available to
professionals who do not intend to pursue the certificate. Applications for
individual admission in these courses will be reviewed for appropriate prior
knowledge and experience in the field. Accepted applicants for individual
course admission will be allowed to enroll on a space-available basis. Courses
taken as a non-certificate student are not automatically applied toward a
certificate of completion in the program. To request enrollment in an
individual class:

    1. Please complete the application form; and
    2. Submit the application with a résumé listing your work-related
       experience.

No certificate fee is necessary to apply for enrollment in a single class.


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Registration/application form for UW certificate
program:
Web Technology Essentials 2001-2002

View program description

You may use this form to register for the certificate program or apply for single-course enrollment.
Please print, complete and mail this form with your required materials to the appropriate address
below.




Registrations for classroom sections are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis until the class
limit is reached, or until 5 p.m., Oct. 9, 2001, for Section A, and 5 p.m., March 28, 2002, for Section
B.

    Registration for Section A (1310)


          Markup Languages for the Web (Reg# 58653)                           $499

          Activating Web sites with JavaScript and
                                                                              $499
          Java Applets (Reg# 58654)

          Registration fee                                                      $30

          Certificate fee                                                       $45

          Technology fee (for six credits)                                      $21

          Total fees                                                        $1,094


    Registration for Section B (1311)


          Markup Languages for the Web (Reg# 58657)                           $499

          Activating Web sites with JavaScript and
                                                                              $499
          Java Applets (Reg# 58658)

          Registration fee                                                      $30


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          Certificate fee                                                       $45

          Technology fee (for six credits)                                      $21

          Total fees                                                        $1,094




    Single-Course Enrollment: I am a professional in the field and am interested in enrolling in a single
course (course must be designated by ). My résumé is enclosed. I understand that, if approved, my
admission is on a space-available basis. (No certificate fee is necessary; tuition is not accepted until you
are notified of eligibility). See Single-Course Enrollment for details.


   Course title:




    Mr.     Ms.
 Last name:

 First name/middle initial:

 Social Security # (required):

 Date of birth:

 Mailing address:



 City/State/Zip:

 Daytime phone:

 E-mail address:


Method of payment:

     Check in U.S. funds made payable to the University of Washington. (Returned checks are subject to
     an $18 service fee.)



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     Third-party payer: separate document (purchase order or letter of authorization to bill) must
     accompany this form.
     VISA
     MasterCard


 Card number:

 Expiration date:

 Name as it appears on card:

 Signature:



How did you first hear about this program?
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   Friend or colleague      Postcard     Newspaper article/calendar listing
   Radio        Web site       E-mail    Other
Did you attend an information meeting?     Yes   No
Did you attend an open house?       Yes  No

In which professional associations do you have membership?




Mail registration materials to:                                  Mail requests to enroll in a single course to:

         Web Technology Essentials                                        Web Technology Essentials
         Certificate Program Registrations                                Single-Course Enrollment
         UW Extension Registration Services                               UW Extension Registration Services
         5001 - 25th Ave. NE                                              5001 - 25th Ave. NE
         Seattle, WA 98105-4190                                           Seattle, WA 98105-4190




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