var url = ""; function changeVideo(data) { var x=document.getElementById("VideoPlayer"); x.src=data; } function doIt(url) { var certWindow = open("","winName", "scrollbars=yes", "width=700,height=400"); certWindow.document.write(""); certWindow.document.write(""); certWindow.document.write(""); certWindow.document.write(""); } function SizeImage() { if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "3000") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .2 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "2000") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .3 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "1500") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .4 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "1200") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .5 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "1000") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .6 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "900" && document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width < "1001") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .75 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "800" && document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width < "901") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .85 } else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "700" && document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width < "801") { document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .95 } //else if (document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width > "600" && document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width < "701") { // document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width = document.getElementById("bitmapImage").width * .95 //} } function sizeImage() { if (document.getElementById("Image1").width > "1000") { document.getElementById("Image1").width = document.getElementById("Image1").width * .6 } else if (document.getElementById("Image1").width > "900" && document.getElementById("Image1").width < "1001") { document.getElementById("Image1").width = document.getElementById("Image1").width * .7 } else if (document.getElementById("Image1").width > "800" && document.getElementById("Image1").width < "901") { document.getElementById("Image1").width = document.getElementById("Image1").width * .75 } else if (document.getElementById("Image1").width > "700" && document.getElementById("Image1").width < "801") { document.getElementById("Image1").width = document.getElementById("Image1").width * .85 } else if (document.getElementById("Image1").width > "600" && document.getElementById("Image1").width < "701") { document.getElementById("Image1").width = document.getElementById("Image1").width * .95 } } function newImage(arg) { if (document.images) { rslt = new Image(); rslt.src = arg; return rslt; } } function changeImages() { if (document.images && (preloadFlag == true)) { for (var i=0; i0&&parent.frames.length) { d=parent.frames[n.substring(p+1)].document; n=n.substring(0,p);} if(!(x=d[n])&&d.all) x=d.all[n]; for (i=0;!x&&i -192) { //old position > -192 // //alert("Position: " + position + ", Offset: " + lastTabOffset + ", Gap:" + (container.style.width - lastTabOffset)); // var positionString = (position.left - 8); // document.getElementById("container").style.left = positionString + "px"; // } // } //} /* Scrolling Menu Format */ function move(direction) { var container = document.getElementById("container"); var position = parseInt(container.offsetLeft); var tabCount = document.querySelectorAll("#container li").length; var lastTab = document.querySelectorAll("#container li")[tabCount - 1]; var lastTabOffset = parseInt(lastTab.offsetLeft); //alert(lastTabOffset); var endOfTabs = 500 - lastTabOffset; //alert(endOfTabs); if (direction == "previous") { if (position < 0) { var positionString = (position + 540) + "px"; container.style.left = positionString; } } else { if (position > endOfTabs) { var positionString = (position - 540) + "px"; container.style.left = positionString; } } }
Mt. San Jacinto College Computer Information Systems
Bill Bennett Instructor: Bill Bennett, MSIDT, MCSE, CCNA, CIW
Email:
Office: Rm 960 (Bus. & Technology bldg.) Hours
Office Phone: 951.639.5530
Assistant's Phone (Kaye): 951.639.5523
Web Site:
New Perspectives on the Internet - ninth edition

Text: New Perspectives on the Internet - 9th Edition, Comprehensive (Must Be 9th Edition Comprehensive)
ISBN #: 1111529116 © 2013 Author: Gary Schneider, Jessica Evans
Publisher: Course Technology
Book Site:  http://cengagebrain.com

 
Syllabus
 
 
Course Description

This course provides an overview of the many services available on the Internet. Students will learn about Internet browsers and their extensions, WWW, eMail, search engines, using the Internet for research, chat and instant messaging, uploading and downloading files using FTP servers, storage services, Internet security concepts, e-commerce and the various career opportunities associated with the Internet.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to do the following:

  1. Examine the history and structure of the Internet
  2. Compare and Contrast Internet browsers and their extensions
  3. Compare and Contrast email clients and Internet-based email services
  4. Compare and Contrast Internet search engines and directories
  5. Evaluate Internet security techniques
  6. Examine usage and implementations of e-commerce on the Internet
Reading, Case Studies, and Quizzes to complete
 

Read this chapter
in The Internet

Case Study
to complete

Online Quiz
to complete

Assignments MUST be completed by 11:55 P.M. on

Prep Unit:
Getting Your Feet Wet
Read "Keys to Success"
(click here to view)
Case Study 0:
Scavenger Hunt
Pop Quiz  
June 25, 2007
Learning
Unit 1:
Internet Basics

Chapter 1:
Browser Basics

Case Study Overview
Case Study 1:
There's a Mozilla on My Desktop

Chapter 1 Quiz

July 2, 2007

Chapter 2: Basic Communication on the Internet: E-Mail

Case Study 2:
Look Before You Send

Chapter 2 Quiz

July 2, 2007
Appendix A: History, Structure, and Technology
Case Study A: Exploring The Internet Infrastructure
 Internetworking Quiz
July 2, 2007
Learning
Unit 2: Working the Web
Chapter 3:
Searching the Web
Case Study 3: Build It & They Will Come
Chapter 3 Quiz
July 9, 2007

Chapter 4: Information Resources on the Web

Case Study 4:
The Information Age Pt. 1
(only available thru Learning Units)
Chapter 4 Quiz
Jul 9, 2007
Chapter 5: Downloading and Storing Data
 Case Study 5:
Tools of the Internet
Chapter 5 Quiz
July 9, 2007
Learning
Unit 3: Increasing your Reach
Chapter 6: Real-Time Communication on the Internet
 Case Study 6:
The Information Age Pt. 2
Chapter 6 Quiz
July 16, 2007
Chapter 7:
Mass Communication
on the Internet
 Case Study 7: Communicating with the Masses
Chapter 7 Quiz
July 16, 2007

Chapter 8: Creating Effective Web Pages

Case Study 8:
Putting on Your Best Face
Chapter 8 Quiz
July 23, 2007
Learning
Unit 4: Technologies of the Internet

Chapter 9:
Securing and Enhancing Your Use of the Internet

 
Chapter 9 Quiz
July 23, 2007
Chapter 10:
Electronic Commerce
 
Chapter 10 Quiz
July 23, 2007
Final Exam
July 25, 2007
All Assignments (Case Studies, Quizzes, and the Final) must be completed and submitted approriately by 11:55 P.M. of their due date. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
Course Grading

1 Data Sheet = 100 possible points: As part of the "Prep Unit" you will be asked to create a thread in the Discussion forum for Case Study 0 telling us a little bit about yourself.

1 Pop Quiz = 100 possible points: As part of the "Prep Unit" you will need to complete 1 "Pop Quiz"

11 Quizzes = 1100 total possible points: Quizzes will be in the Multiple Choice Question format. You will access the quizzes online through the Blackboard system at http://my.msjc.edu by clicking on the "Assessments" link.

10 Case Studies X 100 points each = 1000 total possible points: There are nine case studies which require you to apply the knowledge that you've learned from reading you textbook. These Case Studies are designed for maximum student retention of the material.

1 Final X 500 points = 500 total possible points: Final will be in the Multiple Choice Question format. You will access the final online through the Blackboard system at http://my.msjc.edu by clicking on the "Assessments" link. There are 50 questions and you have two hours to complete it.

Grading Scale: A > 2519 pts., B > 2239 pts., C > 1957 pts., D > 1679 pts., F < 1680 pts.
Total possible points for this course = 2800.

Instructor's Notes to Students:

All of the Quizzes consist of 20 questions and are timed (40 minutes each), except for the Pop Quiz (5 questions, 20 minutes) and the Internet Infrastructure Quiz (10 questions, 20 minutes). You can repeat each quiz as many times as you'd like except for the Pop Quiz. The system will only record your last score, which may or may not be your highest score. Quizzes are organized into the "Learning Units" but you can also access them by clicking on the"Assessments" link. The Final can be found under the "Assessments" link as well. All Learning Units (Case Study Assignments and Quizzes), and the Final, MUST be completed by 11:55 P.M. on the due date assigned to that item in "Assignments".

Instructor's Regular Effective Contact Policy

For quickest response to questions or problems regarding this course, students should always send me an email using the format specified in the CIS EMAIL POLICY to the email address listed in the instructor box at the top of the Syllabus.

When emailing me during my stated online office hours, which can be found by clicking on the “Hours” link within the Instructor's box of this course, I will usually respond within the same day - depending on my student case load for that particular day. Students are always responded to on a first come first served basis.

When emailing me outside of my posted office hours, when posting to a discussion thread, or when submitting an assignment, students can expect that they will receive an appropriate response, when required, within 48 hours of the post or submission (Monday thru Thursday at 5:00 P.M.). Emails received after Thursday at 5:00 P.M. will be responded to on the following Monday.

To schedule a face-to-face meeting during the posted face-to-face office hours or to request synchronous contact via: virtual office, by telephone, or IM (Instant Messaging); please email your request so that we can schedule a mutually convenient meeting time.

From time to time, as it is deemed necessary, contact will be initiated with you, individually or jointly, via: email, Canvas Announcements, or Discussion Board posts to help keep you informed and up-to-date regarding your progress or status in this course. Be sure that you read all Announcements I post on Canvas and check your MSJC email on a daily basis. Please click "Reply" when responding to an email I send you so that my email message is included in your email response. That way I can easily keep track of what our discussion thread pertains to.

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BBennett@msjc.edu be sure to add subject: CSIS 103 + Your First Initial & Last Name.

Plagiarism, Cheating, and Stealing Policies (Academic Integrity)

  • Any student who plagiarizes the work of any other person will be given a zero on any and all assignments where plagiarism has been utilized.
  • Any student caught cheating on a quiz or final exam will receive a zero for quiz or final exam.
  • Any student caught removing items from the classroom including but not limited to: lab materials and tools, without authorization, will be dropped from the course and given an automatic "F".

For more details on plagiarism and cheating, please review the MSJC Student Conduct Web Resources page.

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Learning Environment

All students are entitled to an environment that encourages learning. If a student behaves in a manner that negatively affects other class members, he or she is guilty of disruptive behavior. Such behavior will be addressed in a manner consistent with school policy. Cell phones and other personal electronic devices MUST be turned off in class. Also, no food or drinks are allowed in the classroom. Tape recording in class is prohibited unless specific permission is granted by instructor.

As a courtesy, please do not talk while the instructor is talking to the class or when a student is asking a question which pertains to the class. Please do not use classroom computers for personal use or other classwork—computers are to be used to follow in-class lectures, take tests, or as otherwise directed by your instructor. Refrain from “surfing” the Web, reading e-mail, or playing computer games during class. You are encouraged to work with other students to solve problems outside of class; however, you must complete your own work.

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Need Tutoring?

Check out the MSJC Learning Resource Centers! Academic Support is available for all students through the services provided in the Learning Resource Centers on each campus. Inquire at each center regarding hours of operations and specific subjects for which tutors are available. In addition, some subject area specialist tutors are available for courses through specific departments. Ask your instructor if specialized tutors are available for your individual course.

Tutoring for some Business & CIS classes including Microsoft Office applications tutoring will be available in the Business/CIS computer lab in Room 956. Lab/tutor schedules can be found at http://www.msjc.edu/BUSCIS-SupportMVC. Tutors change each semester, please check with the Business/CIS computer lab to learn what subjects have available tutors for the current semester.

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Disability Statement

Mt. San Jacinto College abides by the American with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 that prohibits federal and state agencies or programs from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities. Students in this course who have a documented disability, that limits a major life activity which may have some impact on your work in this class and for which you may require accommodations should meet with a  Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS) counselor as soon as possible.

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