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COURSE NUMBER: INFO276
COURSE TITLE:Developing Mobile Phone Apps
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person, Online

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course will introduce students to creating mobile phone applications using web standards (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript). It will also introduce the student to jQuery, jQuery Mobile, JSON, and AJAX. Students will learn how to deploy phone applications across both iOS and Android devices.

PREREQUISITES:
INFO174 and INFO284 with a grade of "C" or better or consent of instructor.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Create interactive web pages using jQuery.
  • Use styling tools provided by jQuery UI.
  • Create mobile ready web pages using jQuery Mobile.
  • Access and use data sources using JSON and AJAX.
  • Understand how to package an entire site as a mobile phone application.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Intro to jQuery
  2. Intro to jQuery UI
  3. Intro to jQuery Mobile (JQM)
  4. JQM pages
  5. JQM icons
  6. JQM transitions
  7. JQM layouts
  8. JQM widgets
  9. JQM events
  10. JQM forms
  11. JQM themes
  12. JQM data attributes

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
A point system will be used to evaluate a student’s progress. Points will be assigned to all work, such as lab projects, class participation, research papers, presentations, quizzes, tests, and a final exam.

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STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Spring 2019

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