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IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II
McGinnis, Jacob


Mission Statement: The mission of Park University, an entrepreneurial institution of learning, is to provide access to academic excellence, which will prepare learners to think critically, communicate effectively and engage in lifelong learning while serving a global community.

Vision Statement: Park University will be a renowned international leader in providing innovative educational opportunities for learners within the global society.

Course

IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II

Semester

S2J 2006 DN

Faculty

McGinnis, Jacob

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Degrees/Certificates

BS Electricity/Electronics
MS Industrial Management
Cisco CCSI #95-100

Other Phone

816-363-1241

E-Mail

Jacob.mcginnis@park.edu

chipmckcmo@aol.com

Semester Dates

3/13/2006 - 5/07/2006

Class Days

-M-----

Class Time

5:30 - 9:50 PM

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Systems Analysis and Design Methods
Whitten and Bently
McGraw Hill
ISBN: 0-07-305233-5

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore


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 instructor's philosophy is one of enlisting student participation and interaction based on real life experiences and situations. The instructor will ehgage students in information exchanges and situational exploration and discussion. Team activities are highly encouraged and case exercises are a big part of this class.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Distinguish logical versus physical models and translate logical process and data models into physical design models using design/ CASE software.
  2. Evaluate and make architectural design decisions given a problem scenario: Client Server, Centralized versus Decentralized, Database and distribution of data, User and system interface alternatives (inputs/outputs)
  3. Explain design principles for Input/Output with regard to human interaction and user acceptability.
  4. Explain advantages and disadvantages of data storage options (i.e. Relational Database, Object Database, Conventional Files and Data Warehouse)
  5. Practice key concepts of analysis and design as well as advance techniques such as JAD, Prototyping, USE CASES and/or other OOA/OOD techniques.
  6. Evaluate strengths/weaknesses and applicable roles of several strategies/methodologies for design of information systems including Model Driven, RAD, Agile, OO development, and Prototyping.
  7. Apply Quality Assurance steps that can be taken in all phases of development to ensure a quality product and user acceptance.
  8. Communicate both orally and in writing as an individual and as a member of a team.


Core Assessment:

Class Assessment:
The class will consist of course exams, several team based class presentations and information gathering activities.

Grading:
A = 90 to 100%
B = 80 to 89%
C = 70 to 79%
D = 60 to 69%
F = 59 and below

Grading:
There will be a short test at the end of each class period beginning with the second class period. Each test will be a 100 point test and will consist of T/F, M/C and essay questions.

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Unless there is an overwhelming reason, late submission of any work will be assessed a one letter grade penalty. At the option of the instructor full or no credit may also be granted for late work, depending on the situation.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Professional conduct is expected in all course associated activities, especially team activities. Participation is expected from EVERY student. In the instructor's view if a student is not participating fully, grade penalties will be assessed!

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1 - Chapters 6 & 7
Week 2 - Cahpters 8 & 9
Week 3 - Chapters 10 & 11
Week 4 - Chapters 12 & 13
Week 5 - Chapters 14 & 15 & 16
Week 6 - Chapters 17 & 18
Week 7 - Chapters 19 & 20
Week 8 - Final Exam

Team case assignments will also be assigned. A major case exercise will be assigned during week 2 or 3 depending on class progress.

 

Class Activities

Assignments

Tests

Meeting - 1

Chapters 6 & 7

Chapters 8 & 9

 

Meeting - 2

Chapters 8 & 9

Chapters 10 & 11, Case Exercise #1

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 3

Chapters 10 & 11, Case #1 Preso

Chapters 12 &13, Major Case Assigned,

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 4

Chapters 12 &13

Chapters 14, 15 & 16, Major case work continues

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 5

Chapters 14, 15 & 16

Chapters 17 & 18, Major case work continues

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 6

Chapters 17 & 18

Chapters 19 & 20, Major case work continues

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 7

Chapters 19 & 20

Final Exam Study, Major case work continues

Weekly Quiz

Meeting - 8

Major Case Presentation

N/A

Final Exam


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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