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John-Paul Takats

Visiting Lecturer
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Office Hours
Monday 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM. Tuesday 5 PM - 6:30 PM. Wednesday 12 noon - 1:30 PM. Thursday 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM AND 5:00 PM to 6:30PM.
Office Location
Office Mailing Address
20 Lomb Memorial Dr. Rochester NY 14620

John-Paul Takats

Visiting Lecturer
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Education

Information Technology BS '06 RIT, Professional Studies MS '15 RIT

Bio

An IT Professional with a strong focus in higher education. Primarily focused on the web; a full-stack developer who has managed all parts of the development cycle. Years of experience in admissions & professional development have focused on marketing, human centered computing and project management. A part-time adjunct professor at RIT with a little time left over to do freelance consulting, and renovations/property management in Rochester NY.


Areas of Expertise

Currently Teaching

ISTE-140
3 Credits
This course provides students with an introduction to internet and web technologies, and to development on Macintosh/UNIX computer platforms. Topics include HTML and CSS, CSS3 features, digital images, web page design and website publishing. Emphasis is placed on fundamentals, concepts and standards. Additional topics include the user experience, mobile design issues, and copyright/intellectual property considerations. Exercises and projects are required.
ISTE-240
3 Credits
This course builds on the basics of web page development that are presented in Web and Mobile I and extends that knowledge to focus on theories, issues, and technologies related to the design and development of web sites. An overview of web design concepts, including usability, accessibility, information architecture, and graphic design in the context of the web will be covered. Introduction to web site technologies, including HTTP, web client and server programming, and dynamic page generation from a database also will be explored. Development exercises are required.
ISTE-646
3 Credits
This course builds on the basic aspects of web page development that are presented in the first course and extends that knowledge to focus on issues and technologies related to the design and development of web sites. Topics include advanced internet technologies (including, but not limited to: AJAX, server-side programming, database use and access, client libraries, server frameworks, and creating and consuming information services).