CECS 5030, Introduction to the Internet. This course builds directly on the content of CECS 5030. Although not required, students having taken CECS 5260 Computer Graphics, CECS 5420 Web Authoring,and CECS 5100 programming will find that those courses enrich the learning experience.
This course will cover the design and implementation of Internet information services using Linux. Students will access a server and learn how to manage and install information services using software tools and hardware platforms representative of those used in education and training.
There will be assigned homework problems that will be completed in teams. Students will build and administer a Linux box over the course of the semester. Projects will require the student(s) to spend time working together on their server. To plan a minimum of six to nine hours a week of preparation is a safe time allocation for successfully completing this course.
Each student(s) will be assigned a server. Location of equipment will be discussed during the course.
The class lectures will cover the assigned reading materials. Selected topics and assigned projects will also be discussed in class. There will be a midterm exam, final exam, and projects during the semester.
A total of 100 points for the course will be allocated as follows
|5 Assignments||50 points|
|Final Exam||25 points|
Letter grades will be the higher grade resulting from the following two standards:
Homework will result in working applications and Internet Services. Projects are expected to contain the elements required in the assignment and be operational. See the assignments for more details.
Late homework will lose 5 points each week it is late. Any assignments not turned in by the last class meeting will be assigned a grade of zero, unless the student has made prior arrangements with the instructor.
Homework that fails to function will be assigned a grade of 0. Homework that does function but does not meet the specification of the assignment will receive 50% of the assignment points.
Students may elect to correct homework and resubmit for a re-grade. A student may resubmit work two times. Resubmitted homework when corrected and functional will count 80% of the original points.
Students are encouraged to carefully check the logic and the output of their programs before submitting them for review and grading.
Assignment Postings are due the day of the assignment due date. No redos are allowed on assignment postings. Replies to assignment postings can be made up till the last day of the course.
There will be two exams. The first exam will be given during class [see schedule]. Students unable to attend the night of the first exam, please contact Dr. Jones for exam directions. The final exam is a take home exam and will be provided after the las course meeting.
This class meets the first two week of the semester then has additional days as listed below. There are several online sessions schedule during the semester using the CRG 3D Online Learning Environment. Other than these times, this course will use the listserv to provide instruction, feedback, and help.
|1/17/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|
|1/24/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|
|2/14/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|
|3/13/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|
|4/3/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|
|4/24/08||5:30pm - 8:20pm||MH 306|