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Monday

Interactive Web Applications with jQuery - Fall 2019

Term: Fall 2019     Class Meets: Monday,      9:00 am - 10:30 am ET

Class Begins: Sep 09, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $250.00

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Learn how to build fun, interactive, animated Web applications with jQuery, the most popular Javascript library used by Web developers.

We’ll start with the basics; what is jQuery and how to get it to work on your Web site. Then we’ll move on to how jQuery interacts with different elements on a Web page. We’ll look at how to use jQuery for animation, and then start building your first full jQuery application.

Your work will be online, so you’ll be able to show your friends and family the project that you’re working on week by week.

By the end of the class, you will have learned why jQuery is the most popular tool to use when designing and building Web apps, and be able to design your own.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Monday

Web Development with WordPress - Winter 2020 & Spring 2020

Term: Winter 2020 & Spring 2020     Class Meets: Monday,      9:00 am - 10:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Jan 13, 2020

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $400.00

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Setting up a Web site using WordPress is an easy and fun introduction to building and maintaining Web sites. Web Development with WordPress will focus on the administration, configuration, and business elements of developing a Web site using WordPress, the most popular platform for personal and professional sites.

NOTE: Registration deadline is December 30, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Monday

Full Stack Web Development - Full Year - 2019 - 2020

Term: Full Year     Class Meets: Monday,      11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 09, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 30

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Price: $600.00

$480.00 before Aug 1

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If you’re looking to learn everything about everything Web Development, you’ve come to the right place. This class will cover it all: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, Databases, Linux servers, image editing... you name it!

There is so much technology that goes into the Web, most people can only learn two or three at best. The Rockstar are the ones that can handle any problem, any size, at any time. Those are the full stack developers, rare individuals who know the secrets of how everything interconnects on the Internet, and how to fix it when it breaks.

Are you ready to be a Rockstar?

Do you have what it takes?

This course will teach you the fundamentals of every technology involved in making the Web work. By the end of the year, you’ll be able to tackle most problems that Web developers face day in and day out and figure out how to solve the ones you can’t.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tuesday

Introduction to Programming - Spring 2020

Term: Spring 2020     Class Meets: Tuesday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Apr 21, 2020

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $250.00

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Do you know how computers do all of the cool things they can do? Because people use programming to explain to computers how to do things.

Computers are really smart, and sometimes kind of dumb. It’s your job as a programmer to write a computer program that tells the computer exactly what you want it to do.

If you want to learn how to tell computers what to do, and even make games you can share with your friends, then sign up for this course.

NOTE: Registration deadline is April 6, 2020.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 5th - 8th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tuesday

Python Programming - Fall 2019 & Winter 2020

Term: Fall 2019 & Winter 2020     Class Meets: Tuesday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 10, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $400.00

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Python is one of the most popular programming languages for modern Web applications. It’s simple to understand, easy to learn, and a powerful tool for creating complex, intricate Web application backends.

Even if you have no coding experience at all, by the end of the course you will be dreaming up fun things to do with Python. Aside from Python itself, you’ll get to learn some of the basics of HTML so you’ll be able to show friends and family all over the world what you’ve learned.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Server Building - Full Year - 2019 - 2020

Term: Full Year     Class Meets: Thursday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 30

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Price: $600.00

$480.00 before Aug 1

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If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the Internet and want to learn how to set up your own server, this is the class for you.

This intensive, full-year, hands-on class will teach students about the fundamentals of building, maintaining, and protecting servers that provide the essential services that make the Internet work.

We will work with cloud-based servers to understand how they function, how to administrate and harden servers against attack, and how to provide a variety of services that users may require.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

So, You Wanna Create?! Mixed Media & Digital Art - Fall 2019

Term: Fall 2019     Class Meets: Thursday,      1:00 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $250.00

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Do you need to stretch your creative muscle more?

Do you see awesome photoshopped or digitally created pieces of art and wish you could create it?

Would you like to learn some PhotoShop, Procreate, and general digital art skills?

Have you ever tried to use a creative art software and gave up after trying to figure it out?

If any of these are experiences or feelings you’ve had, I can totally relate. I’ve created this class for anyone wanting to dive in and get themselves creating, while also learning valuable art skills. In addition to the technical know-hows, students will also learn about art skills such as perspective, shading, reflection, rotation, drawing, and more.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Ashley Matheny

Grade Range: 4th - 8th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Beginning Linux - Spring 2020

Term: Spring 2020     Class Meets: Thursday,      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Apr 23, 2020

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $250.00

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Discover the powerful and exciting world of Linux, the operating system for serious computer and programming students everywhere. This intensive 10-week course will give you the fundamentals of working in Linux, the free, stable, and most secure operating system today.

We will start by creating a personal environment with Open Source applications that are familiar to everyone, then move directly into the powerful Command Line Interface, and finish the session with understanding networking and security.

NOTE: Registration deadline is April 6, 2020.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Tuesday

Database Design and Programming - Fall 2019

Term: Fall 2019     Class Meets: Tuesday,      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 10, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 10

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Price: $250.00

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Good morning, OTA students. We recently discovered that information has been hidden in a top secret database. Without the ability to extract that information, the safety of millions may be in jeopardy.

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, will be to extract that information from the database and replace it with false information in order to confuse our enemies. You will be given access to the database, and it will be up to you to learn how to get the information we need.

As always, if any of you are caught, the secretary will disavow any knowledge of your actions. This message will self destruct...

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 9th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

Ethical Hacking - Fall 2019 & Winter 2020

Term: Fall 2019 & Winter 2020     Class Meets: Thursday,      3:00 pm - 4:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $400.00

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Ethical hacking is one of the hottest career paths in cyber security. Learn the tools and methodologies used by ethical hackers to help their clients secure their computer systems against intrusion, using the most popular Linux distribution for penetration testing: Kali Linux.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 11th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.

Thursday

PHP Programming - Fall 2019 & Winter 2020

Term: Fall 2019 & Winter 2020     Class Meets: Thursday,      5:00 pm - 6:30 pm ET

Class Begins: Sep 12, 2019

Duration: 90 minutes,  Weeks: 20

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Price: $400.00

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PHP is the de-facto standard for Web programming today. PHP is an open source programming language that powers millions of Web sites all over the world. In this course, students will learn how to create content-rich, interactive web applications with tools and skills that are always in high demand.

NOTE: Registration deadline is August 26, 2019.

Instructor: Marc Gottlieb

Grade Range: 7th - 12th

A minimum of 5 students must enroll for this class to be held.