Educational training course Goals

The goal of this educational experience is to develop the learners' cognitive, communication, analogical, and presentation skills while teaching them how to design and develop web-based applications when given problems to solve. The program's intent is to give the students a holistic learning experience to better prepare them for their futures.

Objectives:

As a result of course activities, learners will:

  • Define Internet, Web terminology and other related topics
  • Understand the development life cycle and what occurs during each phase of the cycle
  • Develop analytical and flexible thinking about possible solutions and consequences
  • Design models to reflect the site structure and flow
  • Apply design principles to web sites (use cases, wirer-frame, page layout, etc)
  • Create basic to moderate advanced static HTML pages using CSS to style the page
  • Create moderately advanced dynamic HTML pages using forms and JavaScript to accept, process and validate input.
  • Interact with the database using ASP, ADO, JavaScript, and SQL
  • Upload your web site files to a web server
  • Mentor each other
  • Communicate/Present the process of developing a site
Students Evaluation/Expectations:

The students are expected to attend any additional training sessions that may occur during the week to insure a successful learning outcome. Those who attend will receive 1 point.

The students are expected to turn in assignments that count for 1 point each.

Each student will be evaluated using the following:

  • Articulation and presentation during class participation
  • Test result
  • Attendance
  • Ability to attend additional classroom instruction.
  • Completion and validity of all take home assignments
  • Review of all oral material must be done during the week.
  • Students ability to think about bring project together.
  • Class & project participation
  • Ability to complete individual projects
Course Topics:
General Information:

Reading: Reading assignments will be assigned each session. You are expected to do the reading before the next class period. Your understanding of the material discussed in class will depend on the care you take in reading.

Homework: Homework problems will be assigned each session and collected the next class session The dates are on the course calendar. A selection of the problems will be graded, but it is expected assignments will be complete. Homework sets will have varying point values.

Projects: There will be various in-class projects distributed and collected to be done in groups. These will have varying point values. The four major projects will be due on the dates given in the course calendar. Each of these projects is worth 15 points.

Quizzes: There will be periodic quizzes, announced the class period before. Each quiz is worth 10 points.

Exams: There will be 3 in-class exams. Each will be worth 50 points. Dates for the exams are on the course calendar.

Final exam: The final exam will be comprehensive and worth 80 points. The date for the final exam is given on the course calendar.

Class participation and attendance: It is expected that you will attend each class; it would be appropriate to advise the instructor of the reason for any excused absence preferably before the miss. You are encouraged to participate in class discussion, ask questions, and work in groups (when appropriate). Your attendance and participation will be rewarded by up to 10 BONUS points, to be added to your point total at semester end.

Late or missed work: It is your responsibility to be aware of all assignments, quizzes, exams, etc. and to adhere to due dates. Late homework or projects will be accepted with a 20% reduction per class period late. Make-ups for missed quizzes and exams are at the discretion of the instructor; however, regardless of why something is missed, it is your responsibility to initiate arrangements to make up the missed work. There will be no make-up for missed in-class work.

Academic integrity: Maintaining academic integrity is an important part of each student's college experience. As such, each student is expected to be aware of and adhere to the policies regarding academic integrity.

Disabilities: Individuals who have a documented disability, either permanent or temporary, that might affect their ability to participate fully in this class are encouraged to inform me at the start of the semester. Adaptation of methods, materials, or testing may be made to provide for equitable participation and opportunity.

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