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IS 316 Computer Systems Analysis and Design II
Cook, Ray


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

S1F 2007 QU

Faculty

Cook, Ray

Title

Senior Instructor

Degrees/Certificates

MS Information Telecommunications System Management
MA Liberal Arts

Office Location

Quantico Va

Office Hours

30 minute prior to class or by phone as needed

Daytime Phone

703-632-6922

E-Mail

ray.cook@park.edu

Semester Dates

08 Jan – 11 Mar 2007

Class Days

Tuesday

Class Time

5:30 - 10:30 PM

Prerequisites

IS315. 3:0:3

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:

Systems Analysis and Design Sixth Edition by Kendall & Kendall, Prentice Hall ISBN-O- 13-145455-2 with Visible Analyst (Case Tool).
 
For any papers presented for this class, either the American Psychological Association (APA) style or the Modem Language Association (MLA) style will be the only writing styles accepted.

Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore

Additional Resources:

Supplemental Resources:

1. Structured Systems Development 2nd ed., Fraser Publishing. 19902001.

2. Systems Analysis and Design, Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1987­.

3. Database Systems: Concepts. Languages. & Architectures, McGraw-Hill, 1999.

               4. Reference Student Material at: http://www.prenhall.com/kendall

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Course Description:
Continuation of IS 315. 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. PREREQUISITE: IS 315. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:

I encourage lively discussion based on both my experiences and the students' experiences along with our current activities.  Moreover, each student is encouraged to engage interactively with both fellow students and instructor to share and provide experiences with research and laboratory activities from both class assignments and employment activities.  Each student is encouraged to bring and discuss articles from periodicals, newspapers, Internet and technical writings that are germane to the Systems Analysis and Design discipline.

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.


  Instructor Learning Outcomes
  1. a. Illustrate the process of designing forms and reports and the deliverables for their creation.
  2. b. Describe how to apply the general guidelines for formatting forms and reports.
  3. c. Prepare and use various information-gathering techniques for eliciting user information requirements and system expectations.
  4. d. Understand and explain design principles for Input/Output with regard to human interaction and user acceptability.
  5. e.             Using the CASE tool for the project documentation to include the DFD, context diagram and decomposition charts and annotate the flow.
Core Assessment:

All Park University courses must include a core assessment that measures the relevant Departmental Learning Outcomes.  The purpose of this assessment is to determine if expectations have been met concerning mastery of learning outcomes across all instructional modalities. The core assessment for this course is a final exam which counts for 20% of the grade. Questions on the final exam will be developed to test at least eight of the ten course core objectives.

Link to Class Rubric

Class Assessment:

Four homework quizzes, class participation, five workshops, team project, a midterm exam, and a final exam will determine your course grade. Further details of labs and term paper with presentation will be covered in class. 

Grading:

METHOD

PERCENT

POINTS

Homework Quizzes (4) (2.5% each)

 10% (Collectively)

 10

Class Participation

 5% (Collectively)

   5

Lab/Workshops and Student Brief (6) (1.66% each)

 10% (Collectively)

 10

Midterm Exam

 20%

 20

Term Paper

 25%

 25

Final Exam

 30%

 30

***TOTAL***

100%

100

Late Submission of Course Materials:

If an assignment is due on a night that the student is not present, it is the student's responsibility to get the assignment to the instructor on the due date. Five points will be deducted each day an assignment is late. Assignments will not be accepted after three dates of the due date without prior approval from the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

·        Class participation is expected and will form a part of the final grade.

·        Students are expected to attend all classes and be on time.

·        Students are required to read all material assigned prior to class and apply the material during class discussions, activities, and exercises.

·        The student is responsible for providing the instructor with justification for an excused absence, either prior to or immediately after the absence.

·        Computers are now an integral part of our educational experience.

·        Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines.

·        Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

·        Students are expected to respect other students' opinions and values, even if they disagree with those opinions and values.

·        There should only be one person talking at a time. Side bar conversations will not be tolerated.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:

DATE

CHAPTER(S)

TOPIC(s)

STUDY ASSIGNMENT

9 January 2007

(Week 1)

10

Preparing the System Proposal.

Review from IS 315

Case Tool

Read Chapter 10;

Answer questions at end of Chap. 10.

19 January 2007

(Week 2)

11

Designing Effective Output.

Read Chapter 11; Answer questions at end of Chap. 11. - Lab/Workshop 1;

Student Brief – Quiz 1

26 January 2007 (Week 3)

12

Designing Effective Input.

Read Chapter 12; Answer questions at end of Chap. 12. - Lab/Workshop2; Student Brief. Quiz -2

2 February 2007

(Week 4)

MID-TERM Exam

STUDY ALL NOTES/ CHAPETERS FOR THE MID-TERM

9 February 2007

(Week 5)

13

Designing Databases

Read Chapter 13; Answer questions at end of Chap. 13; Lab/Workshop 3; Student Brief.

16 February 2007

(Week 6)

14

Designing User Interfaces

Read Chapters 14; Answer questions at end of Chap. 14; Lab/Workshop 4; Student Brief. Quiz – 3

23 February 2007

(Week 7)

15

Designing Accurate Data Entry Procedures

Read 15; Answer questions at end of Chap. 15; Lab/Workshop 5; Student Brief. – Quiz 4

2 March 2007

(Week 8)

16

Quality Assurance Through Software Engineering - FINAL Exam Review; and Project Presentations

Read Chapters 16; Answer Questions and end of chap. 16; Final Exam Review; Project Presentations

9 March 2007

(Week 9)

FINAL Exam

Describing Process Specifications

FINAL Exam and Project Presentations

Project Presentations; and 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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89

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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 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 "W".
  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 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90

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 .



Rubric

CompetencyExceeds Expectation (3)Meets Expectation (2)Does Not Meet Expectation (1)No Evidence (0)
Synthesis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
2,7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates the student ability to creatively apply prior knowledge and skills to produce an original narrative. Synthesis is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) managing changes to system requirements (b) comparison of a system analysis and design methodology to an information system. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to creatively apply prior knowledge and skills to produce an original narrative. Synthesis is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) managing changes to system requirements (b) comparison of a system analysis and design methodology to an information system. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to creatively apply prior knowledge and skills to produce an original narrative. Synthesis is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) managing changes to system requirements (b) comparison of a system analysis and design methodology to an information system. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to creatively apply prior knowledge and skills to produce an original narrative. Synthesis is not demonstrated by answering any regarding: (a) managing changes to system requirements (b) comparison of a system analysis and design methodology to an information system. 
Analysis                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
1,2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates the student ability to differentiate information in an organizational structure. Analysis is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) methods of showing results of analyzing requirement dependencies (b) example showing results of analyzing requirements dependencies The artifact demonstrates the student ability to differentiate information in an organizational structure. Analysis is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) methods of showing results of analyzing requirement dependencies (b) example showing results of analyzing requirements dependencies The artifact demonstrates the student ability to differentiate information in an organizational structure. Analysis is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) methods of showing results of analyzing requirement dependencies (b) example showing results of analyzing requirements dependencies The artifact demonstrates the student ability to differentiate information in an organizational structure. Analysis is not demonstrated by not answering any  questions regarding: (a) methods of showing results of analyzing requirement dependencies (b) example showing results of analyzing requirements dependencies 
Evaluation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Outcomes
2,3                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates the student ability to judge relative value of information based on prior knowledge. Evaluation is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) reasons for involving individuals with various view points in system analysis and design (b) benefits of using a system analysis and design methodology in system maintenance The artifact demonstrates the student ability to judge relative value of information based on prior knowledge. Evaluation is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) reasons for involving individuals with various view points in system analysis and design (b) benefits of using a system analysis and design methodology in system maintenance The artifact demonstrates the student ability to judge relative value of information based on prior knowledge. Evaluation is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) reasons for involving individuals with various view points in system analysis and design (b) benefits of using a system analysis and design methodology in system maintenance The artifact demonstrates the student ability to judge relative value of information based on prior knowledge. Evaluation is not demonstrated by correctly answering questions regarding: (a) reasons for involving individuals with various view points in system analysis and design (b) benefits of using a system analysis and design methodology in system maintenance 
Terminology                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
1,5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates the student ability to proficiently use terminology related to specific course area. Use of terminology is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding (a) automation of systems analysis and design processes (b) characteristics of a systems analysis methodology. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to proficiently use terminology related to specific course area. Use of terminology is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding (a) automation of systems analysis and design processes (b) characteristics of a systems analysis methodology. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to proficiently use terminology related to specific course area. Use of terminology is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding (a) automation of systems analysis and design processes (b) characteristics of a systems analysis methodology. The artifact demonstrates the student ability to proficiently use terminology related to specific course area. Use of terminology is not demonstrated by answering any questions regarding (a) automation of systems analysis and design processes (b) characteristics of a systems analysis methodology. 
Concepts                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
Outcomes
4,7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates student ability to recognize and articulate concepts relevant to core course topics. Recognition and articulation is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) failures in implementing a system    (b) common issues with data security The artifact demonstrates student ability to recognize and articulate concepts relevant to core course topics. Recognition and articulation is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) failures in implementing a system    (b) common issues with data security The artifact demonstrates student ability to recognize and articulate concepts relevant to core course topics. Recognition and articulation is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) failures in implementing a system    (b) common issues with data security The artifact demonstrates student ability to recognize and articulate concepts relevant to core course topics. Recognition and articulation is not demonstrated by correctly answering any questions regarding: (a) failures in implementing a system    (b) common issues with data security 
Application                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                
Outcomes
9                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The artifact demonstrates student ability to use principles as they relate to core course topics. Application is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) use of multiple models in system analysis and design (b) system design to support maintenance. The artifact demonstrates student ability to use principles as they relate to core course topics. Application is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) use of multiple models in system analysis and design (b) system design to support maintenance The artifact demonstrates student ability to use principles as they relate to core course topics. Application is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) use of multiple models in system analysis and design (b) system design to support maintenance The artifact demonstrates student ability to use principles as they relate to core course topics. Application is not demonstrated by answering  questions regarding: (a) use of multiple models in system analysis and design (b) system design to support maintenance 
Whole Artifact                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
Outcomes
6                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) computer aided software engineering (CASE) tool functions (b) key activities in system analysis and design The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) computer aided software engineering (CASE) tool functions (b) key activities in system analysis and design The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) computer aided software engineering (CASE) tool functions (b) key activities in system analysis and design The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing system analysis and design activities. Ability is not demonstrated by answering any questions regarding: (a) computer aided software engineering (CASE) tool functions (b) key activities in system analysis and design 
Component                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
Outcomes
6,7                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  
The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing specific system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) system analysis activities supported by computer aided software engineering (CASE) tools (b) testing activities in phases of the system development life cycle The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing specific system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) system analysis activities supported by computer aided software engineering (CASE) tools (b) testing activities in phases of the system development life cycle The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing specific system analysis and design activities. Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) system analysis activities supported by computer aided software engineering (CASE) tools (b) testing activities in phases of the system development life cycle The artifact demonstrates student ability to use accepted methods and standards in performing specific system analysis and design activities. Ability is not demonstrated answering any questions regarding: (a) system analysis activities supported by computer aided software engineering (CASE) tools (b) testing activities in phases of the system development life cycle 

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