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  I: Administrative Information   II: Course Details   III: Topical Outline(s)  Printable Version
Section I: Administrative Information
  Total hours: 42.0
Credit Value: 3.0
Credit Value Notes: N/A
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisites: (SYST13416)
Corequisites: N/A
Pre/Co/Equiv Notes: N/A

Program(s): Computer Programmer, IT Support Services Coop, Systems Analyst Coop
Program Coordinator(s): Jerry Kotuba, Ann Cadger, Nagwa Abou El-Naga
Course Leader or Contact: Neil Robb
Status: Approved - Under Rev (AREV)

Section I Notes: N/A

Section II: Course Details

Detailed Description

Program Context

Computer Programmer Program Coordinator: Nagwa Abou El-Naga
This is one of the core courses for students in Computer Studies. It is intended to ensure that students have mid-level experience in working with web site development and design that further enhances their systems and programming knowledge and skills.

IT Support Services Coop Program Coordinator: Ann Cadger
Same as Computer Programmer

Systems Analyst Coop Program Coordinator: Jerry Kotuba
Same as Computer Programmer

Course Learning Outcomes
Learning outcomes identify the critical performances, and the knowledge, skills and attitudes that successful students will have reliably demonstrated through the learning experiences and evaluation in the course. Successful students will have demonstrated the following:

Successful students will have demonstrated 
knowledge of:

1. Stages and tasks associated with web site 
   development project management
2. Design principles and techniques for the 
   creation, maintenance and delivery of 
   information for an internet/intranet site
3. A range of tools and systems used in the 
   creation, administration and maintenance of 
   interactive web sites
4. The hardware, software and coding standards 
   upon which web sites are built
Successful students will have demonstrated further 
development in their abilities to:

1. Identify and translate client needs, products 
   and services into a suitable web delivery mode
2. Develop web pages using advanced techniques
3. Modify existing scripts to enable interactivity
4. Build dynamic web pages from databases
5. Identify and manage web project tasks and    
Successful students will have demonstrated 
attitudes of:

1. Willingness to work cooperatively with 
   colleagues to successfully complete group 
2. Attentiveness to organization in planning, 
   execution and validation of work
3. Desire for punctual delivery of work and good 
4. Desire to stay current by reviewing technical 
   literature on emerging trends and new 
5. Willingness to approach problems from several 
6. Appreciation for the value of standards and 
7. Respect for privacy, security and etiquette    
   concerns and practices
Evaluation Plan
Students demonstrate their learning in the following ways:

Approximate Evaluation Measures:

Individual Assignments				25%
Test(s)						40%
Major Project					35%

Course Evaluation Practices:

Please note that the following practices are agreed to by the 
professors teaching this course. We want to encourage behaviours that 
will help students be successful in the workplace, and to ensure that 
students receive credit for their individual work.

1. For submission of assignments and projects, the professor will 
   specify, in writing:
	a) due dates and special instructions for submissions
	b) deductions for overdue submissions
2. All assignments must be completed as individual efforts unless the 
   professor states otherwise in writing.
3. Tests must be written as scheduled by the professor. A makeup test 
   will only be provided to students who have an acceptable 
   explanation for their absence, or students who provide acceptable 
   documentation, such as a medical certificate, explaining their 
   absence. These special situations must be arranged as soon as 
   possible with the professor. There may be limitations on timing for 
4. A student must average at least 50% on the tests combined in order 
   to receive credit for this course.

N.B. Steps to appeal grades and evaluations are found in the 
     Student Handbook.
Provincial Context
The course meets the following Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities requirements:


Essential Employability Skills
Essential Employability Skills emphasized in the course:

X Communication X Critical Thinking & Problem Solving   Interpersonal
  Numeracy X Information Management   Personal

Notes: *see Topical Outline for Notes on Generic Skills

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
PLAR Contact (if course is PLAR-eligible) : Office of the Registrar

Students may apply to receive credit by demonstrating achievement of the course learning outcomes through previous relevant work/life experience, service, self-study and training on the job. This course is eligible for challenge through the following method(s):

Challenge Exam Portfolio Interview Other Not Eligible for PLAR
X X X    

Notes:  N/A

Section III: Topical Outline
Some details of this outline may change as a result of circumstances such as weather cancellations, College and student activities, and class timetabling.
Effective term: Fall 2006
Professor: Multiple Professors
Mastering XHTML 4 Premium Edition by Tittel, Valentine, Dykes and 
Brumeister, Sybex Publishing ISBN 0-7821-2818-1
Available online at Books 24/7

Applicable student group(s): Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst, Enterprise Database Management, Information Technology Support Services and Information Technology Professional Internship
Course Details:
Some details of this outline may change as a 
result of circumstances such as weather 
cancellations, College and student activities, and 
class timetabling.

XHTML Coding (including CSS, Images, Forms, Frames)
Information Design and Architecture
Web Tools (Editors, Servers)
Dynamically Created Web Pages (CGI, PHP, JavaScript, and others as 
time permits) 

Advancing Technologies
E-Business Concepts.

APPLICABLE STUDENT GROUP - Information Techy Professional Internship

Vector graphics and animation

*Notes from Generic Skills Section:

1. Apply strong web design principles through the 
   creation of an interactive web site that meets 
   specific business needs.
2. Demonstrate a clear understanding of web site 
   and information architecture.
3. Demonstrate project management skills.

Sheridan Policies

All Sheridan policies can be viewed on the Sheridan policy website.

Academic Integrity: The principle of academic integrity requires that all work submitted for evaluation and course credit be the original, unassisted work of the student. Cheating or plagiarism including borrowing, copying, purchasing or collaborating on work, except for group projects arranged and approved by the professor, or otherwise submitting work that is not the student's own, violates this principle and will not be tolerated. Students who have any questions regarding whether or not specific circumstances involve a breach of academic integrity are advised to review the Academic Integrity Policy and procedure and/or discuss them with the professor.

Copyright: A majority of the course lectures and materials provided in class and posted in SLATE are protected by copyright. Use of these materials must comply with the Acceptable Use Policy, Use of Copyright Protected Work Policy and Student Code of Conduct. Students may use, copy and share these materials for learning and/or research purposes provided that the use complies with fair dealing or an exception in the Copyright Act. Permission from the rights holder would be necessary otherwise. Please note that it is prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote. It is also prohibited to reproduce and/or post a work that is not your own or your own work with the intent to assist others in cheating on third-party commercial websites including but not limited to Course Hero or OneNote.

Intellectual Property: Sheridan's Intellectual Property Policy generally applies such that students own their own work. Please be advised that students working with external research and/or industry collaborators may be asked to sign agreements that waive or modify their IP rights. Please refer to Sheridan's IP Policy and Procedure.

Respectful Behaviour: Sheridan is committed to provide a learning environment that supports academic achievement by respecting the dignity, self-esteem and fair treatment of every person engaged in the learning process. Behaviour which is inconsistent with this principle will not be tolerated. Details of Sheridan's policy on Harassment and Discrimination, Academic Integrity and other academic policies are available on the Sheridan policy website.

Accessible Learning: Accessible Learning coordinates academic accommodations for students with disabilities. For more information or to register, please see the Accessible Learning website (Statement added September 2016)

Course Outline Changes: The information contained in this Course Outline including but not limited to faculty and program information and course description is subject to change without notice. Any changes to course curriculum and/or assessment shall adhere to approved Sheridan protocol. Nothing in this Course Outline should be viewed as a representation, offer and/or warranty. Students are responsible for reading the Important Notice and Disclaimer which applies to Programs and Courses.

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