The two presentations I will be giving cover MySQL Database Administration (August 1 & 2) and PHP Programming Basics (August 3 – 5).
MySQL Database Administration: (from the web site): This two-day, instructor-led course will provide an overview of MySQL database administration tasks. MySQL is an open source relational database product that is available for both the Windows and Unix operating system platforms. MySQL is frequently used to support data-driven web sites. This workshop will provide an overview of what MySQL is and how it works; coverage of the MySQL installation process on the Windows platform, and basic MySQL database administration tasks.
Prerequisite knowledge: Familiarity with fundamental database design concepts and SQL (Structure Query Language).
Audience: This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for developing and/or administering a MySQL database.
PHP Programming Basics: (from the web site) This three-day, instructor-led course is designed to provide an overview of PHP server-side programming. Topics include: PHP server installation and configuration; PHP statement syntax, data types and variables; control structures; functions; integrating PHP and HTML; passing data between pages; and creating and testing PHP server-side scripts.
Prerequisite knowledge: Basic knowledge of HTML.
Audience: This course is intended for IT professionals who are responsible for developing and maintaining PHP/HTML web applications.
Information about the KCTCS (from the web site): The Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) recognizes the need for skilled instructors to teach emerging technologies. This need will be addressed during the Working Connections Institute 2005, a one week training session at West Kentucky Community and Technical College in Paducah Kentucky. After two successful Working Connections Institutes in 2003 and 2004, KCTCS is once again very proud to offer this technical training opportunity to KCTCS IT faculty & staff. Choose from 2-day, 3-day, and 5-day workshop sessions; each of which is designed to help prepare you to teach in the constantly changing world of Information Technology.