Chapter 1: Introduction

Learning Objectives

After completing the reading in this chapter, you should have a good understanding of the following:

  1. Why someone would want to learn how to code
  2. Why learn how to code using JavaScript
  3. The structure of LaunchCode programs
  4. The concept of blended learning
  5. What platforms this class utilizes
  6. How to use this book

Key Terminology

Here is a list of key terms that appear throughout this chapter organized by the page the term first appears on. Make note of each one and their definition! You may notice that the key terms in this book are bolded. So as you are reading, keep an eye out for those bolded words!

Why Learn JavaScript?

  1. JavaScript

Blended Learning

  1. blended learning model

Class Platforms

  1. Canvas
  2. dashboard

Chapter Content