Section 3400 -- 3 Credits -- Spring 2002
Class Web site: http://www.jqjacobs.net/edu/cis133/
James Q. Jacobs, Instructor. E-mail.
Home phone/message: (8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.)
Course Description: Overview of the Internet/WWW and its resources. Hands-on experience with various Internet/WWW communication, resource discovery, and information retrieval tools. Web page development also included. Prerequisites: None.
Classes are held on Mon. and Wed., Jan. 14 to May 1, from 11:00 to 12:50 p.m. in Room BA1W on the Dobson campus.
ASSESSMENT: Grades will be based on completion of assignments, quality of projects, quizzes and an objective test. Evaluation: The letter grade you earn in the class will be based upon your scores as follows: Quizzes 30%, Assignments 30%, Lab Projects 20%, Final Test 20%. All assignments will be worth a specific number of points. Points may be deducted for missed due dates. Your total points at the completion of the course will determine your grade. The scale is as follows: 100 - 86% = A, 86 - 72% = B, 72 - 60% = C, 60 - 50% = D, 50 - 0% = F
MATERIALS: Electronic storage media (diskettes
LAB: You will need an MCC student ID card to access the Multiuse Lab.
ATTENDANCE: Students are expected to attend all class meetings. Each class builds on previous topics and activities. Three unexcused absences may reduce your grade 10% and four may result in being dropped from the course. Any modification in attendance must be arranged with the instructor in advance, or it will be unexcused.
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT: Class will be a combination of lab, lecture and
hands-on tutorials. You should read the text before doing the
exercises in class. Feel free to help one another except in testing
situations. You are encouraged to ask questions and participate in the
learning process. A creative and enjoyable environment is a better learning
environment. If, for some reason, you are not enjoying this class bring
it to my attention.
DISABILITIES or SPECIAL NEEDS: If you have a disability, including a learning disability, please see me after class, during my scheduled lab time, or e-mail me to discuss any accommodations you may need.
ACADEMIC ETHICS: I encourage cooperative and collective learning. However, you are responsible for completing your own work. Any form of academic dishonesty or its facilitation will be subject to disciplinary action. Institutional policy specifics are published in the Student Handbook and your are responsible for knowing them.
COMPUTER USE: You are responsible for knowing the standards and rules governing computer use on the campus. Violation of the Standards may result in your account termination and disciplinary action.
You are responsible for checking this page online for possible weekly changes in the class schedule and linked readings. If any other adjustments must be made to this syllabus, the changes will be provided in writing.
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