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WEBT 1310 (formerly CIS 264) Syllabus

Course Syllabus

WEBT 1310 (formerly CIS 264) - Web Page Applications

3 Credit Hours

Course Information

Course Description:

This course is a study of various applications available for the support of web pages. Topics covered will include web page multimedia design and the enhanced use of scripting. The latest techniques of web page design technology will be emphasized

Course Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Design and optimize Web graphics using Fireworks for easy integration into a web site.
  • Create animated Web content using Flash.
  • Create web pages using basic and advanced functions of Dreamweaver.
Prerequisites & Co-requisites:

A basic working knowledge of the Windows operating system, the Internet and Microsoft Front Page.

Course Topics:
  • Copyright Issues
  • HTML Code
  • Enhancing a Web Page using Fireworks
  • Enhancing a Web Page using Flash
  • Creating a Web Site using Macromedia Dreamweaver
Specific Course Requirements:

Prior to taking this course, students should have a basic working knowledge of

  • Windows operating system environment including file management
  • Internet browsers
  • Electronic mail (sending and receiving e-mail)
  • Microsoft Front Page or other web authoring tool 

Textbooks, Supplementary Materials, Hardware and Software Requirements

Required Textbooks:

Please visit the Virtual Bookstore to obtain textbook information for this course. Move your cursor over the "Books" link in the navigation bar and select "Textbooks & Course Materials." Select your Program, Term, Department, and Course; then select "Submit."

Supplementary Materials:

Student should purchase a Flash Drive or Jump Drive for saving and backing-up work. The Flash Drive will be used to save back-ups of your work and in the event of computer problems. 

Hardware and Software Requirements:

Minimum hardware requirements can be found here.

Minimum software requirements can be found here.

Common applications you might need:

Web Resources:

Purdue OWL Online Writing Lab (for APA, MLA, or Chicago style)

The Writing Center Online Writer's Handbook

Student Resources:
  • Technical support information can be found on the TN eCampus Help Desk page.
  • Smarthinking virtual tutoring is available FREE of charge. to access Smarthinking, visit the course homepage and select Smarthinking under Course Resources. You also view sample sessions to see what Smarthinking offers and how it works.
  • Information on other student issues or concerns can be located on the TN eCampus Student Resources page.

Instructor Information

Please see "Instructor Information" in the Getting Started Module for instructor contact information, virtual office hours, and other communication information. You can expect to receive a response from the instructor within 24-48 hours unless notified of extenuating circumstances.

Participation, Assessments, & Grading

Testing Procedures:

All quizzes and exams will be on-line. Students will have several quizzes and one major exam. Quizzes will be timed and must be completed by a given date. The final exam will be timed so that the student will only have a short period of time to answer the questions on the exam. Students are expected to complete the exam during the time allotted. Students will not be allowed additional time for the exam or take a make-up exam unless extenuating circumstances exists.

Honesty is a key component in any educational endeavor. To that end, students will be expected to do their own work and submit only their own work. Exams will not be proctored, but will be given in specific timeframes that require the student to be present on-line during that time.

Grading Procedures:

The Final Exam must be taken.

Assignments must be turned in at the scheduled time. Assignments received after the scheduled time and during the next 24-hour period will be considered late and will receive a 20% grade reduction. Assignments received after the 24-hour period will receive a ZERO.

There will be quizzes, homework assignments and a final exam. 

Assignment NameNumber of AssignmentsPercentage of Grade
Assignments

14 Assignments

1 Discussion

13 Dropbox

50%
Quizzes16 Quizzes35%
Final Exam1 Final Exam15%
Total Percentage  100%

 

Grading Scale:

90 -- 100 A
80 -- 89 B
70 -- 79 C
60 -- 69 D
Below 60 F 

Assignments and Projects:

The general outline of the course is:

Lesson 1 - Copyrights
Lesson 2 - HTML Code
Lesson 3 - Fireworks
Lesson 4 - Fireworks
Lesson 5 - Fireworks
Lesson 6 - Flash
Lesson 7 - Flash
Lesson 8 - Flash
Lesson 9 - Flash
Lesson 10 - Dreamweaver
Lesson 11 - Dreamweaver
Lesson 12 - Dreamweaver
Lesson 13 - Dreamweaver
Lesson 14 - Other Applications
Lesson 15 - Final Exam 

Class Participation:
Late Policy:

There will be deadlines to help keep the students on-track toward completion of the course. 

Course Ground Rules

The following two statements (1., 2.) were derived from the TBR System-wide Student Rules document, released January 2012:

RULES OF THE TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS STATE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM OF TENNESSEE SYSTEMWIDE STUDENT RULES CHAPTER 0240-02-03 STUDENT CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINARY SANCTIONS

Read the document in its entirety here.

1. Standards of Conduct:

  • Students are required to adhere to the same professional, legal and ethical standards of conduct online as on campus. In addition, students should conform to generally accepted standards of "netiquette" while sending e-mail, posting comments to the discussion board, and while participating in other means of communicating online. Specifically, students should refrain from inappropriate and/or offensive language, comments and actions.

2. Review the TN eCampus Academic Integrity/Academic Honesty Policy:

  • In their academic activities, students are expected to maintain high standards of honesty and integrity. Academic dishonesty is prohibited.

Such conduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • an attempt by one or more students to use unauthorized information in the taking of an exam
  • to submit as one's own work, themes, reports, drawings, laboratory notes, computer programs, or other products prepared by another person,
  • or to knowingly assist another student in obtaining or using unauthorized materials.

Plagiarism, cheating, and other forms of academic dishonesty are prohibited.

Students guilty of academic misconduct, either directly or indirectly through participation or assistance, are subject to disciplinary action through the regular procedures of the student’s home institution.  Refer to the student handbook provided by your home institution to review the student conduct policy.

In addition to other possible disciplinary sanctions that may be imposed, the instructor has the authority to assign an "F" or zero for an activity or to assign an "F" for the course.

Other Course Rules:

Students are expected to:

  • Participate in all aspects of the course
  • Communicate with other students
  • Learn how to navigate in Brightspace
  • Keep abreast of course announcements
  • Use the assigned course management (Brightspace) email address rather than a personal email address
  • Address technical problems immediately:
  • Observe course netiquette at all times.

Guidelines for Communications

Email:

  • Always include a subject line.
  • Remember without facial expressions some comments may be taken the wrong way. Be careful in wording your emails. Use of emoticons might be helpful in some cases.
  • Use standard fonts.
  • Do not send large attachments without permission.
  • Special formatting such as centering, audio messages, tables, html, etc. should be avoided unless necessary to complete an assignment or other communication.
  • Respect the privacy of other class members

Discussions:

  • Review the discussion threads thoroughly before entering the discussion. Be a lurker then a discussant.
  • Try to maintain threads by using the "Reply" button rather starting a new topic.
  • Do not make insulting or inflammatory statements to other members of the discussion group. Be respectful of other’s ideas.
  • Be patient and read the comments of other group members thoroughly before entering your remarks.
  • Be cooperative with group leaders in completing assigned tasks.
  • Be positive and constructive in group discussions.
  • Respond in a thoughtful and timely manner.

Library

The Tennessee Virtual Library is available to all students enrolled in TN eCampus programs and courses. Links to library materials (such as electronic journals, databases, interlibrary loans, digital reserves, dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, and librarian support) and Internet resources needed by learners to complete online assignments and as background reading will be included within the course modules. To access the Virtual Library, go to the course homepage and select the Virtual Library link under Course Resources.

Students with Disabilities

Qualified students with disabilities will be provided reasonable and necessary academic accommodations if determined eligible by the appropriate disability services staff at their home institution. Prior to granting disability accommodations in this course, the instructor must receive written verification of a student's eligibility for specific accommodations from the disability services staff at the home institution. It is the student's responsibility to initiate contact with their home institution's disability services staff and to follow the established procedures for having the accommodation notice sent to the instructor.

Syllabus Changes

The instructor reserves the right to make changes as necessary to this syllabus. If changes are necessitated during the term of the course, the instructor will immediately notify students of such changes both by individual email communication and posting both notification and nature of change(s) on the course bulletin board.

Disclaimer

The information contained in this syllabus is for general information purposes only. While we endeavor to keep this information up-to-date and accurate, there may be some discrepancies between this syllabus and the one found in your online course. The syllabus of record is the one found in your online course. Please make sure you read the syllabus in your course at the beginning of the semester. Questions regarding course content should be directed to your instructor.


Last Revised on April 28, 2017