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CSIS 125A: Web Development - Level 2

Text: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript Comprehensive 6th Edition
ISBN #: 9781305503922
Author: Patrick Carey
Publisher: Course Technology
Companion Site: http://www.cengagebrain.com

Syllabus

Course Description

This is an extensive course on the client-side technologies used in software application development. Its main focus is on teaching how to manipulate client-side objects, behaviors, and events using JavaScript, JavaScript libraries and JavaScript frameworks like jQuery and jQueryUI. Students will learn about Dynamic HTML (DHTML), client-side scripting, the Document Object Model (DOM), Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), and the Web-based resources available for developing professional Web pages including technologies used for: form validation, adding Web widgets, and much more.

Course Objectives

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

  1. Compare and Contrast HTML to DHTML
  2. Compare and Contrast static to dynamic Web pages.
  3. Examine client-side scripting options and capabilities.
  4. Evaluate Web-based tools available for enhancing user interaction and form validation in Web pages.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Code and implement a JavaScript if statement to handle a branching problem (as described in a problem/case scenario).
  2. Code and implement a JavaScript switch statement to handle a branching problem (as described in a problem/case scenario).
  3. Code and implement a While loop construct in JavaScript for a given problem.
  4. Code and implement a For loop construct in JavaScript for a given problem
  5. Prepare a technical report or presentation on some advanced aspect of Web development.
  6. Research and identify career paths related to the Web development program.

Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Code and implement a JavaScript if statement to handle a branching problem (as described in a problem/case scenario).
  2. Code and implement a JavaScript switch statement to handle a branching problem (as described in a problem/case scenario).
  3. Code and implement a While loop construct in JavaScript for a given problem.
  4. Code and implement a For loop construct in JavaScript for a given problem
  5. Prepare a technical report or presentation on some advanced aspect of Web development.
  6. Research and identify career paths related to the Web development program.

Tutorials, Assignments, and Assessments to complete

Week Class In-Class Tutorials Assignments Quizzes Due Dates
1 1
10/11

Read: All of the Getting Started on the Weekly Assignments page.

Download: Data Files

Edit: default.htm

Publish:
default.htm to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

 
Oct 11
2
10/16

Tutorial 8: Enhancing a Web Site with Multimedia

     
2 3
10/18

 

 

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 8.

Publish: RA8 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 8
(several times)
Oct 18
4
10/23

Tutorial 9: Getting Started with JavaScript

   
3 5
10/25

 

 

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 9.

Publish: RA9 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 9
(several times)
Oct 25
6
10/30

Tutorial 10: Exploring Arrays, Loops, and Conditionals

   
4 7
11/1

 

 

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 10.

Publish: RA10 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 10
(several times)
Nov 1
8
11/6

Tutorial 11: Working with Events and Style Sheets

 

 

 
5 9
11/8

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 11.

Publish: RA11 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 11
(several times)
Nov 8
10
11/13

Tutorial 12: Working with Document Nodes and Style Sheets

     
6 11
11/15

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 12.

Publish: RA12 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 12
(several times)
Nov 15
12
11/20

Tutorial 13: Programming for Web Forms

     
  Thanksgiving — NO CLASS!!! Nov 22
7 13
11/27

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 13.

Publish: RA13 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete:
Quiz 13
(several times)
Nov 27
14
11/29

Tutorial 14: Exploring Object-based Programming

     
8 15
12/4
 

Complete: Review assignment for tutorial 14.

Publish: RA14 folder to the Student Web server.

Submit: your assignment URL

Complete::
Quiz 14
(several times)
Dec 4
16
12/6
Final Exam - located under the "Assessments" link (covers Tutorials 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, & 14).
Dec 6

Course Grading

Day 1 + 7 Review Assignments................100 pts. ea. 7 Tutorial Quizzes......................................10 pts. ea.
  Final Exam...................................................140 pts.
Total Points Possible: 1010  
A > 89%, B > 79%, C > 69%, D > 59%, F < 60%

Late Assignments

No Extensions

All assignments must be completed by 11:59 P.M. on the due date listed for the assignment under the Due Date column in the Course Schedule section of the Syllabus. NO LATE ASSIGNMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED without extenuating circumstances. “I had to work,” “I was sick,” or “I didn’t understand the instructions” are NOT extenuating circumstances. Hospitalization or death of an immediate family member are, but will require supporting evidence. This does not exempt you from completing any assignment which MUST be submitted by the last day of the class.

Note: Due Dates for all Assignments, Exams and/or Quizzes are listed in the Syllabus for this class.

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Student Drop Policy

Any student who fails to complete three or more assignments, exams or quizzes may be dropped from the course by the instructor.

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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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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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