Mt. San Jacinto College Computer Information Systems
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CSIS 115A: Web Development - Level 1

Text: HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript Comprehensive 6th Edition
ISBN #: 9781305503922
Author: Patrick Carey
Publisher: Course Technology


Course Description

This course teaches students the basic skills needed to create a Web page with an emphasis on the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Students are also introduced to, the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), how to write code using an integrated development environment (IDE), and publishing to a Web server using the file transfer protocol (FTP).

Course Learning Objectives

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

  • Compare and Contrast text-based HTML editors to GUI-based HTML editors.
  • Examine basic HTML markup and contrast markup languages to programming languages.
  • Compose Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and apply styles to HTML elements.
  • Compare the methods of applying CSS layers for page structure versus using HTML tables.
  • Evaluate methods used to enhance an HTML-based web page.
  • Compose an HTML document consisting of business form elements.
  • Employ FTP to publish Web pages to a Web server.
  • Construct a Uniform Resource Locator (URL).

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Create a web page that uses inline styles and includes: a page title, narrative, graphics, and working hyperlinks.
  • Create a web page that uses CSS and includes: a page title, narrative, graphics, and working hyperlinks.
  • Insert a form into a web page that satisfies the needs of a case scenario.
  • Create a web page that includes a narrative text and applies styles using inline styles.
  • Create a web page that includes working hyperlinks and applies styles using inline styles.
  • Create a web page that includes a graphic element and applies styles using CSS.
  • Create a web page that includes a web page title.
  • Create a web page that includes a narrative text and applies styles using CSS.
  • Create a web page that includes working hyperlinks and applies styles using CSS.
  • Build a web page form that includes a check box.
  • Build a web page form that includes a text box.
  • Build a web page form that includes a selection list.

Course Schedule: Tutorials, Assignments, and Assessments to complete

Class Tutorials (Complete @ Home) Assignments Due Dates
1 Aug 14

Introduction to the Internet Authoring (IA) program & Web Development

Edit and publish default.htm (in Data Files) to CIS department Web server, and email URL.

Aug. 14
2 Aug 16

Tutorial 1: Getting Started with HTML 5

Complete Quiz 1 several times.

3 Aug 21  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 1.

Aug. 21
4 Aug 23

Tutorial 2: Getting Started With CSS

Complete Quiz 2 several times.

5 Aug 28  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 2.

Aug. 28
6 Aug 30

Tutorial 3: Designing a Page Layout

Complete Quiz 3 several times.

7 Sep 4  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 3.

Sep. 4
8 Sep 6

Tutorial 4: Graphic Design with CSS

Complete Quiz 4 several times.

9 Sep 11  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 4.

Sep. 11
10 Sep 13

Tutorial 5: Designing For The Mobile Web

Complete Quiz 5 several times.

11 Sep 18  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 5.

Sep. 18
12 Sep 20

Tutorial 6: Working With Tables and Columns

Complete Quiz 6 several times.

13 Sep 25  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 6.

Sep. 25
14 Sep 27

Tutorial 7: Designing a Web (HTML) Form

Complete Quiz 7 several times.

15 Oct 2  

Complete and submit the Review Assignment for Tutorial 7.

Oct. 2
16Oct 4 Final Exam - located under the Assessments link. Covers Tutorials 1 - 7. Oct. 4

Course Grading

7 Online Quizzes........................10 pts. ea. Final Exam.......140 pts.
8 Assignments.........................100 pts. ea. Total Points Possible: 1010 pts.
Your grade is determined by your final score divided by the total points possible.
Grades: A > 89%  B > 79%  C > 69%  D > 59%  F < 59%

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 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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