NxtGen Tech High School Program – Summer 2016


Summer High School Technology Program

Offered by Illinois Institute of Technology
4 Great Courses for high schoolers

> Front-End Web Design – Course details
> Hacker Highschool – IT Security – Course details
> Modding Minecraft and Java Development – Course details
> System Administration – Building a Securing and a Network – Course details

Wheaton and Chicago locations
(Chicago is almost full – so register now)

Illinois Institute of Technology invites high school sophomores, juniors and seniors to
attend NxtGen Tech Program in Summer 2016. Students will learn next generation technologies and tools and get a glimpse of the future of the Internet, computing, and the next wave of emerging technologies.

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4 NxtGen Summer Tech Courses in Chicago or Wheaton
Take one or all four of the week-long courses.
Front-End Web Design and Development

This course provides students with the concepts and skills to effectively use HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3), and Content Management Systems (CMS). Students practice hands-on basics and continue into advanced techniques, while building small project-based websites and web applications.

Prerequisite: None
Price: $349
Course details and registration (Chicago only)

Hacker Highschool – IT Security

Students learn to defend themselves against cyber attacks, cyber warfare, fraud, identity theft, privacy leaks, data breaches and other attacks vectors while using the Internet. They will learn to setup a secure network and safely navigate the web.

Prerequisite: None
Price: $349
Course details and registration

Modding Minecraft – Java Development

Learn the dynamics of game development in the ever-expanding world of Minecraft. Start by learning Java™ fundamentals along with Minecraft tools and techniques. Once you’ve set the foundation, start building! Create and publish Minecraft mods; program new mods, items, and blocks in Java™; add new behavior to Minecraft with Java™ programming; use object-oriented programming concepts; and set up Minecraft servers via a LAN (Local Area Network).

Prerequisite: None
Price: $349
Course details and registration

System Administration Building and Securing a Network

Students learn the basics of System Administration including, Desktop/Server Hardware, Operating Systems (Windows & Linux), Networking (Local Area Networks & Wireless) and IT Security. Coursework will cover installation, configuring, upkeep, activation of accounts, security controls, routers and switchers, and monitoring of network performance.

Prerequisite: None
Price: $349
Course details and registration

About the NxtGen Tech Program
Courses meet from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Registration and availability are on a first-come basis.
All classes include lunch.
All programs take place at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago or Wheaton and are led by IIT faculty members or staff with assistance from select IIT students.

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Information & Registration


Wheaton – 630.682.6000
Chicago – 312.567.5900

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For more information about Illinois Tech degree programs please contact
Ryan Nelson at nelsonr or 312-567-5192

Illinois Institute of Technology, 201 East Loop Road, Wheaton, IL 60189