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Course Description: This course presents various philosophies, terminology, and techniques used in the analysis and implementation of the system development life cycle. The student will investigate such areas as project proposals, logical systems, flow diagrams, data remodeling, dictionaries, and documentation. The student will have opportunity to learn details of a CASE tool. Pre-requisite: IS205. 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.
Learning Outcomes:Students will learn and practice Listening Skills, Information Gathering, Systems Development Life Cycle activities, Team Case solving and class presentation.
Course 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 belowThese grading policies apply to each graded class activity.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Unless there is an overwhelming reason, late submission of any work will be assessed a one letter grade penalty.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Professional conduct is expected in all course associated activities, especially team activities.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1 - Listening Skills (outside topic)Week 2 - Interpersonal Communications Skills (outside topic)Week 3 - Information gathering Skills (outside topic)Week 4 - Chapter 1 from textWeek 5 - Chapter 2 Week 6 - Chapter 3Week 7 - Chapter 4Week 8 - Final ExamThere will be a weekly exam every week after week 1.
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. <a href="http://www.park.edu/catalog"> Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog</a> Page 101
Attendance Policy: Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100
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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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