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IS 316 Computer Sys Analys & Design II
Merritt, Jennifer Lynn


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 Sys Analys & Design II

Semester

S1T 2008 DLA

Faculty

Merritt, Jennifer Lynn

Title

Adjunct Faculty

Office Hours

Office By Email With 24 Hour Response

Daytime Phone

630-945-7296

E-Mail

Jennifer.Merritt@park.edu

Semester Dates

Monday, January 14, 2008 - Sunday, March 09, 2008

Class Days

Online - All Days

Class Time

Online - All Times

Credit Hours

3


Textbook:
Kendall, Systems Analysis & Design, 7th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2007, ISBN 978-0132240857 (Bundled with: Visible Analyst Workbench 7.6 CD).

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FAQ's for Online Students - You might find the answer to your questions here.


Course Description:
Continuation of IS315. 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. 3:0:3 Prerequisite: IS315

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.


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:
Please See Online Class Overview

Grading:

A 90 points or higher 90 to 100%
B 80 or more but less than 90 points 80 or more but less than  90 %
C 70 or more but less than 80 points 70 or more but less than 80 %
D 60 or more but less than 70 points 60 or more but less than to 70 %
F Less than 60 points Less than 60 %

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Submission of Late Work: Each week's work must be completed by the end of that week (Midnight MST on Sunday). Assignments received after this time will receive a 50% reduction in points. Assignments received more than a week late will not receive any credit.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:

General E-mail: When sending e-mail other than assignments, you must identify yourself fully by name and class in the subject line of all e-mail sent to me and/or other members of our class.
Response Policy: I will check my e-mail frequently and respond to course-related questions within 24-48 hours (unless I notify you previously that I will be unavailable).
 
File Attachments: When files are sent attached to an email, the files should be in Microsoft Word RTF file formats.
 
Weekly Submitted Material: Each week's work must be completed and submitted to the online classroom by the end of that week (Midnight MST on Sunday). Assignments received after this time will receive a 50% reduction in your score. Assignments received more than a week late will not receive any credit.
 
Online Communication: All your Online communications need to be composed with fairness, honesty and tact. Spelling and grammar are very important in an Online course. What you put into an Online course reflects on your level of professionalism. Use of American Standard English with correct grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and spelling is expected for all material submitted to the online class classroom. Here are a couple of references that discuss writing online: http://goto.intwg.com/ and netiquette , http://www.albion.com/netiquette/corerules.html.
 
Other Course Policies: Students are responsible for clicking on the link below and thoroughly reading each Online course policy.  If you have questions about any of these policies, please contact your instructor for clarification.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
See Online Class Overview

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-86

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 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85

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.
  3. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  4. 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".
  5. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
ONLINE NOTE: An attendance report of "P" (present) will be recorded for students who have logged in to the Online classroom at least once during each week of the term. Recording of attendance is not equivalent to participation. Participation grades will be assigned by each instructor according to the criteria in the Grading Policy section of the syllabus.

Park University 2007-2008 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-88

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,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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, 2                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
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 
Relationship                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Outcomes
8                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
The artifact demonstrates student ability to articulate and communicate activities and results of systems analysis and design, Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 2 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) interfaces between a computer systems and stakeholders internal and external to the organization (b) interfaces between a computer system and other systems internal and external to the organization. The artifact demonstrates student ability to articulate and communicate activities and results of systems analysis and design, Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 1 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) interfaces between a computer systems and stakeholders internal and external to the organization (b) interfaces between a computer system and other system internal and external to the organization. The artifact demonstrates student ability to articulate and communicate activities and results of systems analysis and design, Ability is demonstrated by correctly answering 0 out of 2 questions regarding: (a) interfaces between a computer systems and stakeholders internal and external to the organization (b) interfaces between a computer system and other systems internal and external to the organization. The artifact demonstrates student ability to articulate and communicate activities and results of systems analysis and design, Ability is demonstrated by not answering any questions regarding: (a) interfaces between a computer systems and stakeholders internal and external to the organization (b) interfaces between a computer systems and other system internal and external to the organization. 

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