Intro to Web Development Part Two: JavaScript & jQuery

Dates for 2018 TBD | Sign up for a waitlisted spot

At Grand Circus Detroit.

So you’ve already mastered HTML & CSS and you want your website to be more interactive? Then this is the class for you!

Our twelve-session, six-week course Intro to Web Development Part 2 workshop is built for individuals who already have a strong understanding of HTML & CSS; lookin’ at you, Intro to Development Part One: HTML + CSS grads! If you’ve taken a GDI Intermediate HTML & CSS workshop, this course is calling your name as well. You’ll learn the basics of JavaScript and jQuery to make your website interactive and exciting.

This is a great first step towards a career in Front-End web development!

Tuition: $795


What will I learn?

  • JavaScript basics
  • jQuery basics
  • How to dynamically manipulate the DOM
  • How to use jQuery plugins
  • Standards of compliant web design and best practices

Significant coursework will take place outside of the classroom, and the ability to commit to project and study time outside of the classroom is required. You will need to bring your own laptop. The graphic to the left shows the daily flow of class; lots of hands-on learning!

Featured Instructor: Leah Watt

Leah Watt is an ESL Instructor turned Web Application Developer with a passion for coding that rocks her to the core. She loves everything about her day job at the super cool Metro-based mobile app company, jācapps. Leah is proud to call herself a Grand Circus alumna and, as an instructor, enjoys passing her excitement and knowledge of programming on to the next generation of Detroit-area developers. When not coding, Leah does all kinds of cool stuff, from archery to Kali to traveling anywhere warm and exotic. She especially loves it when students and colleagues challenge her to chess or poker.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Dates & Time:

October: 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26 & 31 November: 2, 7, 9, 14 & 16, 6:00 – 8:00pm


  • $795 – Tuition is due no later than the Monday before class starts. Payment is required to reserve your spot in the class.

Refund for Cancellation:

An applicant requesting cancellation within three (3) business days after making an initial payment, but prior to seminar or workshop start date, is entitled to a refund of all tuition and fees paid with the exception of the non-refundable deposit (if applicable).


You’ll need to have a solid understanding of HTML and CSS – or have completed Intro to Development Part One: HTML + CSS to take this course.

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