|Instructor:||Professor T. DeDonno||Semester||Spring 2016|
|Office Hours||E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org||Ticket #||19735|
|Class Site :||http://www.saddleback.edu/faculty/tdedonno/cimp7a||Room #||Online|
|Central Web-Site||http://cim.saddleback.edu||Time & Day|
Students who complete this course will be able describe the Java programming language and demonstrate the use of the common Java development tools.
Students who complete this course will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the Java API.
Introduction to Java Programming, Comprehensive Version (10th Edition) by Y. Daniel Liang (Author) Publisher: Prentice Hall; 10th edition (Jan. 6 2014) ISBN-10: 0133761312 ISBN-13:978-0132936521, - Valor Books - Online PDF version
Introduction to Java Programming, Comprehensive Version (9th Edition) by Y. Daniel Liang (Author) Publisher: Prentice Hall; 9th edition (March 12 2012) ISBN-10:0132936526 ISBN-13:978-0132936521, Online 9th Edition. = Online Brief Edition
Introduction to Java Programming, Comprehensive Version (8th Edition) (Paperback) by Y. Daniel Liang (Author) Publisher: Prentice Hall; 8 edition (Jan 13 2010) ISBN-10:0132130807 ISBN-13:978-0132130806, Online 8th Edition. Can also buy 9th Edition, it you don't have it from CS4A yet.
Introduction to Java Programming, Comprehensive Version (7th Edition) (Paperback) by Y. Daniel Liang (Author) Publisher: Prentice Hall; 7 edition (May 12, 2008) ISBN-10: 0136012671 ISBN-13: 978-0136012672, on-line 7th edition of book
We cover chapters 1..6 in cimp 7a, so you only need the Brief version, but if you plan on taking CS4A (Advance Java), CS4B (Java Web Application) or CS1D (Java Data Structures), it is recommended you buy the comprehensive version - plan on covering JavaFX in CS4B/Spring 2015, JavaFX is only available in the 10th edition.
|92-100||A||Tests (2 - midterm and final)||30%|
|84-91.9||B||Assignments* (1 -3 per chapter)||50%|
|60-69.9||D||Blackboard Quizzes** one per chapter||20%|
*Assignments grades and due dates(except checking for program comments) are displayed on submit. Last day of class is last day of class. You may not submit anything 9 hours after the last day of class. However, you may submit prior last day assignments, 7 days late at 25% penalty, after 7 days penalty is 50%.
** Blackboard quizzes usually expire Sunday night 11:55PM, you cannot take quizzes after that time. To view your quiz grades, click the Blackboard's quiz grades tab. Detailed schedule, exact quiz expiration dates and assignment due dates are all summarized in the Blackboard welcome announcment.
If you discover a clerical error, tell me immediately. The following Statute of Limitations will apply: You have one week from the day any graded assignment or test is returned to you to appeal the grade you received. After one week, I will assume that you believe the grade you got is the correct one. After one week, grades are unchangeable, fixed, and permanent
Any exceptions to the above statements will be considered individually & only if you approach me about the proposed exception at least a week in advance.
This is an on on-line - distance educational course.
The first blackboard announcement will concisely summarize the three key steps in completing the class. The assignment page provides a detailed course guide. At the start of the course the three step summary will be sent to your Saddleback e-mail address. Complete all assignments in the order they are listed.
Regular effective contact between the Professor and student is required for success. This class will have weekly web-casts, WordPress and/or blackboard threaded discussion boards, and frequent emails (several per week). When required actual phone calls will be made. Note instructor does have office hours and blackboard provides 24/7 access to illuminate Web-casting software.