Web Development Fundamentals

    EX 1111 is offered this summer:

Learn about and prac­tice how to nav­i­gate and use your com­put­er effec­tive­ly and explore some soft­ware com­mon to devel­op­ers in this low-code course that intro­duces the basics of web devel­op­ment. Stu­dents will be intro­duced to basic web-host­ing options, tools, and top­ics, and learn how to launch a web­site. The basics of qual­i­ty assur­ance, and why it is so inte­gral to the suc­cess of soft­ware projects will also be covered.
What you will learn

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively utilize one or more search engines to locate online resources.
  • Make use of planning and time-tracking software to keep track of resource investment during a project.
  • Use a command-line interface to navigate and version-control a project.
  • Launch of a basic website.


Overall Schedule
Jul 26 — pre-class information opens

Students in this course section may have pre-class readings or assessments to complete.

Lecture/Class Schedule
Jul 29Aug 19




7:00 pm – 9:00 pm MT




Aug 22 — post-class component closes

Students in this section may have post-class readings or assessments to complete.

Syn­chro­nous online learning, eClass

In synchronous online courses, students move through the course material at the same pace as their peers. These courses also provide learners with pre-scheduled online lectures that have the instructor and students interacting at the same time. All components of this type of course are accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool. for­mat details

Your Instructor

Warren UhrichID: warren-uhrich

Warren Uhrich is a digital media/IT professional with years of application development experience. More recently, he has worked with local Edmonton facilities and as a team lead at the University of Alberta in the TECHCareers program—getting Alberta tech-savvy and back-to-work. Warren’s favourite part of his job has always been mentoring beginner developers on their journey, helping them grow into competent intermediates. Gradually, this inclination for sharing his knowledge and experience led him to formal teaching positions and to become a full-time instructor. Warren’s expertise played a fundamental role in the development of the Faculty of Extension’s Full-Stack Web Development Diploma program.

Class info
  • This is a syn­chro­nous course that fea­tures live online activ­i­ties at pre­de­ter­mined times. For the real-time class­room ses­sions, a com­put­er with both audio input and out­put is required. To start your online learn­ing expe­ri­ence vis­it www​.ext​-leo​.ca/​s​t​u​dents
  • Cost assistance: May be eli­gi­ble for the Cana­da-Alber­ta Job Grant and the Canada Training Benefit. (view all)
    Cor­po­rate mul­ti-reg­is­tra­tion pack­ages (groups of 4 or more) are avail­able for most Exten­sion cours­es. Con­tact us at corporate.learning@ualberta.ca for pre­ferred pricing.
  • Open for registration until July 26, 2021. Register at least one week before the course start date to secure your spot. If space is available you may register until the day the course starts. Refunds, withdrawals & transfers policies
This course has no prerequisites

Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.

You can register for and take a course without applying and enrolling into the program.

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