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CS 321 Web Programming I
Baxter, Randall S.


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 LU
SemesterU1U2005
FacultyBaxter, Randall S.
TitleAdjunct Faculty
Degrees/CertificatesMasters of Arts - Public Administration
Bachelor of Science - Computer Science
Office Hours6 am - 4 pm
Daytime Phone602-274-5359 x1287
E-MailRandall.Baxter@park.edu
Semester Dates23 May - 17 July 2005
Class Days-M-W---
Class Time4:50 - 7:30 PM
PerquisitesCS 219 and CS 255. 3:0:3
Credit Hours3

Textbook:
Anderson-Freed, Susan, Weaving a Website: Programming in HTML, Java Script, Perl, and Java, Prentic Hall, 2002, ISBN 0-13-028220-0

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 educational philosophy of the instructor is one of interactiveness based on lectures, labs, and individual programming projects. Teaching techniques to be used in this course will consist of a mixture of the following:
• Lectures
• Labs
• Quizzes
• Exams

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
a. Explain basic Internet concepts – web browsers, web servers, URL's, HTTP, applets, and forms
b. Demonstrate creativity and problem-solving skills
c. Debug and test web programs
d. Write web pages and programs that use proper style
e. Write web pages and programs that use:
  • HTML
  • Cascading Style Sheets
  • Dynamic HTML
  • Java Script
  • Forms
  • Applets
f. Design and Construct dynamic web pages

Course Assessment:
• Quizzes
• Exams (Midterm and Final)
• Individual Programming Projects

Grading:
The following grading criteria will be used for all students within this course:

Qty. Type Pts. Each Total Pts
4 Quizzes 40 160
5 Homework Assignments 50 250
1 Midterm 200 200
1 Final Exam 200 200
Maximum Points Available 810

Grade Chart
A 729 to 810
B 648 to 728
C 567 to 647
D 486 to 566
F Below 486

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late submissions will not be accepted unless you've arranged this ahead of time with the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Holding class in a lab environment can greatly contribute to your understanding of the topic at hand allowing you to can some hands-on experience with the instructor present. Please utilize this opportunity. To gain the most from this educational experience, try to refrain from browsing the Internet during lectures. Computers can also make writing and revising much easier and more productive.  Students must recognize though that technology can also cause problems.  Printers run out of ink and hard drive crash.  Students must be responsible for planning ahead and meeting deadlines in spite of technology.  Be sure to save copies of your work to disk, hard drive, and print out paper copies for backup purposes.

• All students are expected to read the specified chapters identified in section 12 – COURSE TOPICS/DATES/ASSIGNMENTS prior to the specified meeting date.
• Students will also be required to complete individual homework projects and have them turned in by the specified due date.
• Students will be expected to successfully complete the periodic quizzes, midterm and final exams.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1
May 23 - Introductions
Review Syllabus
Read Chapters 1 –3 prior to class
Lecture

May 25 - Lecture
Perform Labs
Assign Homework 1

Week 2
May 30  – Holiday (No Class)

Jun 1 – Read Chapters 4 – 5 prior to class
Quiz 1
Lecture
Perform Labs
Assign Homework 2

Week 3
Jun 6 – Read Chapters 6 - 7 prior to class
Lecture
Perform Labs


Jun 8 – Quiz 2
Lecture
Perform Labs
Assign Homework 3

Week 4
Jun 13 – Read Chapters 8 – 9 prior to class
Lecture
Perform Labs

Jun 15 – Midterm  (Covers Chapters 1 through 9)


Week 5
Jun 20 – Read Chapters 10 – 11 prior to class
Lecture
Perform Labs

Jun 22 – Lecture
Perform Labs
Assign Homework 4

Week 6
Jun 27 – Read Chapters 12 – 13 prior to class
Quiz 3
Lecture
Perform Labs

Jul 29 – Lecture
Perform Labs
Assign Homework 5
Week 7
Jul 4 – Holiday (No Class)


Jul 6 – Read Chapters 14 – 15 prior to class
Quiz 4
Lecture
Perform Labs

Week 8
Jul 11 – Read Chapter 21 prior to class
Lecture & Review

Jul 13 – 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 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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