Higher Education

HTML and JavaScript BASICS, 4th Edition

  • Karl Barksdale Farrer Middle School, Provo, UT
  • E. Shane Turner Brighan Young University
  • ISBN-10: 0538742356  |  ISBN-13: 9780538742351
  • 272 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2003, 2000
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $91.50
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This BASICS series text, updated to include the latest information on JavaScript and HTML, provides an easy-to-follow, step-by-step introduction to all aspects of HTML and JavaScript programming. Topics covered in the book include HTML organization techniques, HTML power techniques, using images with JavaScript, and using forms with JavaScript.

Features and Benefits

  • Offers a comprehensive overview from the essentials of HTML to defining, creating, and using JavaScript.
  • Acts as an ideal textbook for any introductory Web page design class that combines HTML and JavaScript programming.
  • Allows students to practice what they're learned with an abundance of interesting and challenging end-of-lesson activities that gauge student performance.
  • Provides students with the opportunity to delve deeper into the topics at hand with a new case study.

Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Quick HTML Know-How.
Lesson 2: HTML Organization Techniques.
Lesson 3: HTML Power Techniques.
Lesson 4: HTML Structural Design Techniques.
Lesson 5: Cascading Style Sheets.
Unit 1 Review.
Lesson 6: What is JavaScript?
Lesson 7: Using Images with JavaScript.
Lesson 8: Creating Forms with JavaScript.
Lesson 9: Using JavaScript with Frames.
Lesson 10: Using JavaScript with CSS.
Unit 2 Review.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Microsoft® Office 2010: Introductory + HTML and JavaScript BASICS, 4th + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1133644481 | ISBN-13: 9781133644484

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  • HTML and JavaScript BASICS
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  • SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Multi-Term Printed Access Card
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Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538742364 | ISBN-13: 9780538742368)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 0538742372 | ISBN-13: 9780538742375)

All data files necessary to complete lesson activities are included on this CD.

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Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 0538742372 | ISBN-13: 9780538742375)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Karl Barksdale

Karl Barksdale is currently an instructor at the Utah County Academy of Sciences and is a former instructor at Farrer Middle school in Provo, UT. He has recently been a consultant for Google. Formerly a Development Manager for the Training and Certification team at WordPerfect Corporation, he obtained a master's degree in curriculum from the University of Utah and applied his degree as the Secondary Curriculum Coordinator for Provo School District. Later he returned to education as a Business Education instructor. Since that time he has authored more than 50 business and computer education textbooks for South-Western Educational Publishing, Course Technology, Speaking Solutions, and other publishers.

E. Shane Turner

Mr. E. Shane Turner is currently a senior software engineer for a benefits management company based in Utah. He has written many textbooks for Thomson as well as written numerous software reviews for three on-line computer magazine publications. Mr. Turner was first introduced to HTML in 1994 while attending classes for his M.S. in Computer Science at Brigham Young University. He has taught Computer Science at both Weaver State University and Colorado Technical University.