Additional Resources: Upper level case work and outside assignments
Course Description: Continuation of IS315. The student will continue to study the concepts and methods used in a system development life cycle. In addition, the student will gain practical experience by working on various projects. The student will use a CASE tool for his/her project work. Pre-requisite: IS315. 3:0:3
Educational Philosophy: The Philosophy is one of interactiveness and teamwork. It is expected that every student fully participate in every exercise and every class period. Lively discussions are encouraged.
Course Assessment: Short exams each evening and one major team case exercise to be presented on the last evening of class
Grading: There will be a short test over each chapter of the text and a major case presentation on the last evening. Full participation is expected from every student. Each test will be valued at 50 points (20 questions) and the case presentation will be 100 points. The Team Case grade will include the required documentation outlined in the assignment handout. Grading is as follows: A=90%, B=80%, C=70%, D=60% and F=less than 60%.
Late Submission of Course Materials: There will be no late work accepted without an extemely valid reason. The reason must be verifiable by Park University.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Professional conduct is required of every student.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: This course will consist of chapters 5 through 20 and a major case presentation. The chapters will be completed as outlined in the matrix below but the schedule will remain somewhat flexible due to class discussions and team activities relative to the case presentation. Class lecture hours will be 5:30 until approximately 8:15 to 8:30pm. Outside Team case activities, documentation, research and exams will complete each evening. Some of the Alert Company Case preparation activities may require off campus research and case documentation.
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89
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