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IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II
McGinnis, Jacob


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CourseIS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II DN
SemesterF1J2005
FacultyMcGinnis, Jacob
TitleInstructor
Degrees/CertificatesMS Industrial Management
BS Electricity/ Electronics
Daytime Phone8166655068
Other Phone8163631241
E-Mailjacob.mcginnis@park.edu
chipmckcmo@aol.com
Semester DatesAugust 22, 2005 - October 4, 2005
Class Days-M-----
Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Systems Analysis and Design Methods
Sixth Edition
Whitten, Bentley, Dittman
McGraw Hill

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.

Class SessionsClass ActivitiesAssignmentsTests
Meeting - 1
August 22, 2005
Introductions, lecture covering chapter 5, team case exercise number 1 assigned for presentation during next weeks class.Read and understand contents of chapter 5 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapter 5.No test
Meeting - 2
August 29, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 6, 7 and 8, team case exercise number 2 assignedRead and understand contents of chapters 6, 7 and 8 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 6, 7 and 8. Case number 1 presentation.Short exam covering chapter 5
Meeting - 3
September 5, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 9 and 10, major team case exercise assignedRead and understand contents of chapters 9 and 10 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 9 and 10. Case number 2 presentation.Short exam covering chapters 6, 7 and 8
Meeting - 4
September 12, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 11, 12 and 13, major team case exercise work continues. May require research and documentation at an off campus locationRead and understand contents of chapters 11, 12 and 13 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 11, 12 and 13. Case work continuesShort exam covering chapters 9 and 10
Meeting - 5
September 19, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 14, 15 and 16, major team case exercise work continues. May require research and documentation at an off campus locationRead and understand contents of chapters 14, 15 and 16 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 14, 15 and 16. Case work continuesShort exam covering chapters 11, 12 and 13
Meeting - 6
September 26, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 17 and 18, major team case exercise work continues. May require research and documentation at an off campus locationRead and understand contents of chapters 17 and 18 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 17 and 18. Case work continuesShort exam covering chapters 14, 15 and 16
Meeting - 7
October 3, 2005
Lecture covering chapters 19 and 20, major team case exercise work continues. May require research and documentation at an off campus locationRead and understand contents of chapters 19 and 20 prior to class meeting. Be prepared to discuss chapters 19 and 20. Case work continuesShort exam covering chapters 17 and 18
Meeting - 8
October 10, 2005
Present Alert Case exercise to the class as well as outside participantsFinal Alert Case preparation prep, presentation during week 8 class periodShort exam covering chapters 19 and 20

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.  
Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 85-87

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.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:

Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all learners that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to learners concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding learners with disabilities and, to the extent of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page:
http://www.park.edu/disability
 
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