CS 360 Database Management
S1R 2009 SC
Goodman, George E.
M.A. Computer Resource ManagementB.S. Computer Science
9:00 - 5:00
January 12, 2009 - March 8, 2009
5:00 - 7:30
Mannino, Database Application Development and Administration, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill, 2004, ISBN 0-07-282350-X.
NOTE: The ER-Assistant bundle and Microsoft Access are NOT required to complete this course.
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I expect students to prepare for each class by reading their assignments and completing their homework. I will lecture and encourage interactive discussion on the material. At the end of each class, I will host a lab on Microsoft Access. The purpose of the lab is to expose students to the capabilities of Access and prepare them to complete the database project due at the end of the term.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Homework - Modeling, SQL, Normalization, and Case Studies
Mid-term Exam - Short Answer Essay covering Chapters 1-7
Final Exam - Short Answer Essay covering Chapters 10-18
Group Database Project - Groups of 3 students will create an Access database with all associated documentation
Presentation - Each member of Project Group will make a 10 minute presentation on the work they completed on the Project.
Mid-Term Exam 25%
Final Exam 25%
Group Project/Presentation 30%
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Homework is assigned to ensure that all of the learning objectives are covered. Homework is assigned for each chapter and is due at the beginning of the class period. Homework not turned in on time will not receive credit. If a student will miss class, the homework must be e-mailed to the instructor by 08:00 AM of the date due. Students arriving late to class will not receive credit for their homework unless arrangements are made in advance.
The group project must be turned in on time or no credit will be given.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
All reading assignments should be completed before the class period in which the assignment is to be discussed. Come to class prepared to discuss the reading assignment. Regular class meeting times will be used to discuss concepts and insights for each session's reading assignment.
Week 1 / Intro, Syllabus Review, and Ch: 1 & 2
Week 2 / Case Study 1 & Ch: 3 & 4
Week 3/ Ch: 5, 6 & 7
Week 4 / Ch: 7, Midterm & Work on projects.
Week 5 / Case Study 2 & Ch: 10
Week 6 / Ch: 14 & 16
Week 7 / Ch: 17 & 18
Week 8 / Final and Project Presentations
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