IS361 Data Management Concepts

for U1R 2013

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IS 361 Data Management Concepts


U1R 2013 SC


Dalle, Mark A.


Mark Dalle Title: Scott AFB Campus/Adjunct Faculty


MS Computer Resources and Information Management
MCDBA 2000
Certified Information Security Security Professional (CISSP

Office Location

Scott AFB

Office Hours

after 5:00 pm

Other Phone



Semester Dates

Monday, June 03, 2013 - Sunday, July 28, 2013

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 7:30 PM



Credit Hours


 Hoffer, Modern Database Management, 11th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2011, ISBN-0-13-266225-6 978-0-13-266225-3

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Course Description:
IS361 Data Management Concepts: This course provides an overview of data management concepts. This course will explore the enterprise perspective of managing data needs of an organization. This includes data integrity, database models, and integration of databases, security, and database administration issues. The student will be introduced to query processing within a database environment. Prerequisite CS219 3:0:3

Educational Philosophy:
  Students must come to class prepared to learn.  We will use lectures and quizzes to reinforce the concepts of the course material.

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Analyze the differences between Data and Database management
  2. Explain the duties of the data and database administrator.
  3. Describe the creation and use of metadata and data dictionaries.
  4. Identify the organizational perspective of managing data such as efficiency, privacy, security, ethical responsibility, and strategic advantage
  5. Compare a Relational Database and Object Orientated Database.
  6. Analyze components of a Database Management System and the techniques used to store and access data within DBMS.
  7. Describe a Data Warehouse including possible designs, use and terminology.
  8. Explain and apply the fundamentals of Structured Query Language (SQL).

Core Assessment:
Short Essay questionsProblem Solving, e.g. hands on SQL assignments
True/False plus justification for the answer
Homework Assignments
Short Essay questions
Problem Solving
True/False plus justification for the answer
Write a short review/essay paper about a subject in database technology

Class Assessment:

 Home Work Assignments



Number of Points










< 59

Home Work

20 Points


20 Points


30 Points


30 Points

Total Points


Late Submission of Course Materials:
Work is due on the date specified. Late work will not be accepted without prior approval from the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

Students will conduct themselves in an orderly fashion. Please treat fellow students with respect when asking and answering questions.   Cell phones will be put on vibrate. If students need to answer call they can proceed out into the hallway. 

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:







Week 1

Intro & Chap1

HW 1 Assigned



As Assigned

Week 2

Chap 2 & 3

HW 2 Assigned/HW1 Due

Quiz 1


As Assigned

Week 3

Chap 4

HW 3 Assigned/HW2 Due

Quiz 2


As Assigned

Week 4

Chap 5 & 6

HW 4 Assigned/HW3 Due

Quiz 3


As Assigned

Week 5

Chap 8

HW 5 Assigned/HW4 Due

Quiz 4


As Assigned

Week 6

Chap 9 & 10

HW 6 Assigned/HW5 Due

Quiz 5


As Assigned

Week 7

Chap 11 & 12

HW 7 Assigned/HW6 Due

Quiz 6


As Assigned

Week 8

Chap 13/14

HW 7 Due


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 students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty ( or Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 97

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. from Park University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95

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 "F".
  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 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98

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Additional Information:
 Syllabus can be modified due to changing academic needs.


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