IT Ruby

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Web IDE’s and FTP - March 8, 2017

Assignment

FTP and Publishing to the Web - March 6, 2017

Assignment

HTML Reference – Code Guide | Introduction to HTML | Be prepared for a Quiz on Monday covering all class materials and readings thus far.

Introduction to HTML5 - March 1, 2017

Assignment

HTML Reference – Code Guide | Introduction to HTML

Web Related Terminology - February 15, 2017

Assignments

  • Read – The history of the Internet and the web, and the evolution of web standards
  • Create an Account on Codepen.io.
  • Evaluate your a web site you frequent based on our discussion of Structure, Content, Design, and Behavior. Write a blogpost that includes the following elements: Site URL, Screenshot, An assessment of the Structure, Content, Design, and Behavior of the site, Things you like about the site, Things you would change. Due Monday.

Mastering Google Search - February 13, 2017

Assignments

  1. This week you should complete the Power Searching with Google course as homework. Be prepared to discuss when we return to class next Monday. Session 1 | Session 2 | Session 3 | Session 4 | Session 5 | Session 6. If you completed this course previously please complete the Advanced course to fulfill this assignments requirements.
  1. Due next Wednesday – Write a blog post about 5 new tips/tricks you learned from the Power Searching with Google course. Please explain each technique and a situation where you might use it to find valuable information.

Web Based Services - February 8, 2017

Using the Web Like a pro

Assignment:

Review your favorite web-based service in a blog post explaining it’s functionality, the pro’s and con’s of using the particular service, and discuss the service’s potential for impacting the way you work. Post is due next Wednesday. Please be prepared to discuss in class.

Exploring Web based services - February 6, 2017

Google Services

Using the Web Like a pro

Assignment:

Review your favorite web-based service in a blog post explaining it’s functionality, the pro’s and con’s of using the particular service, and discuss the service’s potential for impacting the way you work. Post is due next Wednesday. Please be prepared to discuss in class.

WordPress Explained - January 23, 2017

Assignment

Make sure you have done the following by Tuesday of next week. We’ll be moving on to new topics so you should have all blog related issues and assignments squared away.

  • Make sure I have your Blog URL
  • Customize your blog
    • Apply a new theme
    • Customize the sidebar or wigitized areas
      • Add a few widgets.
      • Display an rss feed from a site that you frequent.
    • Try using a shortcode in a post or a page.
  • Completed About Page
  • Created a Custom Menu

Introduction to WordPress - January 18, 2017

Homework

Homework (Due 1.23.17): Write your first blog post reflecting on your first week in the program and your personal expectations for the class. Make sure you categorize and/or tag the post. If you are feeling adventurous try adding a photo to the post as well. There is no length requirement for this assignment.

Chromebook Orientation and Introduction to WordPress - January 11, 2017

Homework

Homework (Due 1.18.17): Visit WordPress.com and create a new blog. This will be where you reflect and write over the course of the next semester. Send me the address of your blog via email (tswallace@ualr.edu). We will review all of the settings on Tuesday.

IT Ruby Orientation - January 9, 2017

Assignments

  • Complete the Myers Briggs Type Inventory and email the results to cljohnston@ualr.edu. Due January 11, 2017 by noon.
  • Bring your Chromebook to class on Wednesday.