CS 144 Beginning Programming with Multimedia Projects
U1T 2006 DL
Olliney, Dennis C.
Bachelor's degree - Minot State UniversityMaster's degree - Central Michigan University
06/05/2006 to 07/30/2006
Textbook: Dann, Wanda; Cooper, Stephen; and Pausch, Randy; Learning to Program with Alice, Final Version, Prentice Hall, 2006, ISBN: 0-13-187289-3
Download latest version of Alice from www.alice.org.
Hughes, Cheryl M., The Web Wizard's Guide to XHTML, Prentice Hall, 2005, ISBN 0-321-17868-8.
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
Course Description: This course introduces students to the fundamentals of programming and design using multimedia projects. In a “hands-on” class, students will use pseudocode design and the three programming constructs (sequence, selection, and repetition) in creating GUI screen interfaces and web pages. Students will learn how to combine text, graphics, audio, video, and animation in their projects. 3:0:3
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Class Assessment: Students will be able to track their grade throughout the course.
Each student is responsible for:
Completing weekly Lab Assignments.
Submitting answers to Weekly Discussion Questions and performing a Peer Review on an answer submitted (other than your own).
Submitting weekly Projects.
Submitting individual and group assignments for the Group Projects.
Completing a Midterm Examination.
Completing a Final Examination.
Grading: Grading weights are as follows:
Discussion Questions and Peer Review (300 pts) 5%
Lab Assignments (600 pts) 20%
Projects (600 pts) 25%
Group Projects (600 pts) 20%
Midterm Exam and Final Examination (300 pts and 600 pts) 30%
Course Grading Scale
A = 90 - 100 % 2700 - 3000 points
B = 80 - 89.9% 2400 - 2699 points
C = 70 - 79.9% 2100 - 2399 points
D = 60 - 69.9% 1800 - 2099 points
F = < 60% < 1800 points
Late Submission of Course Materials: Submission of Late Work: Each week's work must be completed by the due dates of that week. Assignments received after this time will receive a 10% reduction in your score each day that your assignment is late.
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.
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. 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 .
Last Updated:5/24/2006 12:08:16 PM