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CS 321 Web Programming I
Johnson, Chad


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.
CourseCS 321 Web Programming I
SemesterS1J2005
FacultyJohnson, Chad
TitleAdjunct Instructor, Computer Science
Degrees/CertificatesB.S. MIS
M.S Information Resource Management
Office LocationKansas City, MO
Daytime Phone816-838-2423
Other Phone816-891-9932
E-Mailchad.johnson@park.edu
cjohnson2125@kc.rr.com
Semester DatesJan 10th - Mar 6th
Class Days--T----
Class Time5:30 - 9:50 PM
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Robert W. Sebesta, Programming the World Wide Web 2/E, Addison-Wesley, 2003 ISBN: 0-321-14945-9

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore


Course Description:
This course provides an introduction to the various languages, tools, and programming used to program to the World Wide Web.  The fundamentals of the client-server programming will be emphasized.  These topics will be covered: HTML, cascading style sheets, Dynamic HTML, JavaScript, applets.  Due to the particularly dynamic nature of the web environment, course content will change as appropriate.  Pre-requisite: CS219. 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
The goal of this course is to introduce fundamental web programming to the student.  The student will learn the basic building blocks to produce a functional web application.  By the end of this course the student will be able to plan, build, and maintain web applications.

Learning Outcomes:
1.  To know the history and nature of the internet and its concepts.
2.  To understand and use client-side technologies: HTML, JavaScript, and Applets.
3.  To exercise fundamental web page development and planning.

Course Assessment:
This course will consist of class lectures, discussions, and projects.  Students are responsible for reading assigned from the text.

Grading:
Student grades will be accumulated on a point basis.  Maximum points for the class will be 400.  Points will be awarded as follows:

100 Points – Projects/Assignments
100 Points – Mid Term Exam
100 Points – Final Exam
100 Points – Final Project

360 – 400 = ‘A'
320 – 359 = ‘B'
280 – 319 = ‘C'
240 – 279 = ‘D'
Below 240 = ‘F'

Late Submission of Course Materials:
All assignments are due on the assigned date.  Late assignments will be accepted up to the start of the next class meeting, but will incur a 10 point (out of 100) reduction in score for each day it is late.  Late assignments will not be accepted after the start of the next class meeting and will receive a zero for a grade.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1 – Chapters 1&2 Project 1 assigned
Week 2 – Chapters 2&3 Project 1 due, Project 2 assigned
Week 3 – Chapters 3&4 Project 2 due, Project 3 assigned
Week 4 – Mid-term Exam, Chapters 5&6, Project 3 due, Final Projects Selected
Week 5 – Chapters 7&8 Project 4 assigned
Week 6 – Chapters 8 Project 4 due
Week 7 – Project Presentations
Week 8 – Course Review & Final Exam

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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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog
Page 101

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.

  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 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog Page 100

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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