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COURSE NUMBER: INFO284
COURSE TITLE:Web Programming: Javascript
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:3
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:135
DELIVERY MODE:Online, In-Person, Hybrid

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course teaches the student to use the client side JavaScript programming language with Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) pages. Emphasis is placed on creating HTMP pages that include JavaScript. The student will learn the basic syntax of the JavaScript language, how to create inside HTML documents, and how to use to enhance Web pages.

PREREQUISITES:
INFO174 and an Introductory programming course (INFO135, INFO165, or INFO232) all with a grade “C” or better or consent of instructor.

NOTES: This course is not available for web registration.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Understand the Document Object Model.
  • Write and use variables.
  • Write and use mathematical expressions.
  • Write and use decision statements.
  • Write and use loops.
  • Write and use arrays.
  • Write and use custom functions.
  • Use pre-built JavaScript library functions.
  • Write and use objects.
  • Write statements for form handling.
  • Write statements to handle user events.
  • Use browser developer tools to test and debug.
  • Test and debug.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Adding JavaScript to HTML documents
  2. Test and debug
  3. Variables
  4. Functions
  5. Operators
  6. Conditional statements
  7. Loops
  8. Arrays
  9. Objects
  10. The Document Object Model
  11. Event handlers
  12. Forms

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:
Fall 2019

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