Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISW 299    Experimental Offering in Computer Information Science - Web    .5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Cascading Style Sheets
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          30113 
Textbook
Cascading Style Sheets
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
Units: 2.0
Hours: 27 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: CISW 300 (Web Publishing) with a grade of "C" or better

Mandatory Online Orientation
This course continues the study of technical aspects of standards-based Web design for experienced students and Web professionals. Topics include the separation of content from presentation, dynamic user interaction, and designing for alternative devices, using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) in combination with Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML). For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 300    Web Publishing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: CISC 300 and CISC 305.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to publishing on the World Wide Web. Topics include creating web pages with the Hyper Text Markup Languages (HTML), organizing a series of pages into a web site, and uploading web pages to a server. The course makes extensive use of the computer tools necessary to insert HTML tags, create images, and view web documents. It also prepares apprentice web designers and publishers to identify the information dissemination needs of a client, design an appropriate web solution, and implement it.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Th        04:40PM-05:30PM LEC M.Little             Natomas Natomas N103     28753 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Little              TBA TBA                 28753 Textbook
Th        05:40PM-07:05PM LAB M.Little             Natomas Natomas N103       
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Little              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3 hours per week online

MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Rm 121          24121 Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Rm 152B           



W         05:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 129          24119 Textbook
W         07:00PM-09:15PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           


CISW 307    Introduction to Web Development and Design    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 401
Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the strategies for the development and design of web sites. Using an industry standard web authoring tool, the course integrates both artistic and technical concepts. Topics include assembling, designing and publishing web pages using strategies, principles and processes universally practiced by the professionals in this field. This course, in combination with ARTNM 401, may be taken four times for credit on a different software package or version.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Dreamweaver CS4
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC J.Ruess              Natomas Natomas N103     28689 
Textbook
Dreamweaver CS4
F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC L.Reeves             Natomas Natomas N103     28689 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Ruess               TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LAB L.Reeves              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week online

Dreamweaver CS4
Sa        11:20AM-01:25PM LEC W.Mead               Natomas Natomas N103     28693 Textbook
Dreamweaver CS4
Sa        11:20AM-01:25PM LEC J.Duff               Natomas Natomas N103     28693 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Mead                TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week TBA

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Duff                TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week TBA

Dreamweaver CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          26423 Textbook
Dreamweaver CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Ruess              ARC MAIN Online          26423 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Ruess              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 350    Imaging for the Web    1 Unit

Same As: ARTNM 400
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 306 or CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 18 hours LAB
Description: This course takes an in-depth look at designing graphics for the Web. Industry standard graphic software is used to create original graphics as well as to manipulate found imagery. Topics include developing graphic elements for a Web site using a visual theme, creating buttons and intuitive navigational elements, making background textures and images, understanding Web file formats, scanning, presenting to a client, and simple animation. May be taken twice for credit on a different platform or graphics software package. Not open to students who have completed ARTNM 400.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 16-Mar 15
Adobe Photoshop CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          26953 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Adobe Photoshop CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          28581 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-01:50PM LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Rm 128            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.


CISW 355    Web Imaging Projects    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 350 or ARTNM 402 or ARTNM 400 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is a continuation of CISW 350. Projects and simulations developing graphics for the web are created for the purpose of marketing and advertising on the Web. The steps, procedures, and common problems encountered when producing quality graphics for professional Web sites are discussed and practiced. Real and simulated projects will include the following: compressing and uploading times, cropping and resizing, digital camera imaging, retouching and fixing photographs, photographic special effects and filters, rasterizing text, implementing backgrounds, buttons, themes, image maps, slicing, and simple animations.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
Adobe Photoshop CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          27591 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Mandatory Online Orientation For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 365    Interactive Multimedia Basics    3 Units

Same As: ARTNM 404
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 324, ARTNM 402, CISW 300, or CISW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course demonstrates how to create simple vector-based graphics, animation, buttons, movies and raster files in a web environment. Topics include drawing tools, time-line effects, sound and video integration and basic interactivity. CISW 365 and/or ARTNM 404 may be taken a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
Adobe Flash CS4
Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 127          26517 
Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
Th        03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 127          26517 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          26517 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Online          26517 Textbook
Th        04:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 127            
Th        04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 127            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class section meets both online and in the classroom.
1.3 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class section meets both online and in the classroom.
1.3 hours per week online

Adobe Flash CS4
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          26411 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
T         03:00PM-03:50PM LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 128          26411 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          26411 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Online          26411 Textbook
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
T         04:00PM-04:50PM LAB D.Pedersen           ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class section meets both online and in the classroom.
1.3 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LAB D.Pedersen            TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class section meets both online and in the classroom.
1.3 hours per week online

Adobe Flash CS4
Sa        01:40PM-03:45PM LEC W.Mead               Natomas Natomas N103     28701 Textbook
Adobe Flash CS4
Sa        01:40PM-03:45PM LEC J.Duff               Natomas Natomas N103     28701 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Mead               ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Duff               ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.3 hours per week online


CISW 370    Designing Accessible Web Sites    1 Unit

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course provides an overview of the methods that are used to design web sites for people with disabilities. Current legal requirements for accessible web sites, especially the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), are emphasized.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 16-May 13
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          31616 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, March 13    12:00pm-2:00pm    Rm 128
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


CISW 400    Client-side Web Scripting    4 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISP 300 and CISW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes the creation of dynamic and interactive web sites using a client-side scripting language such as JavaScript. Topics include the Document Object Model of web pages, core features of the client-side scripting language, event handling, control of windows and frames, functions, and form validation. This course may be taken twice using a different client-side scripting language.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
AJAX/Javascript
Th        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          28063 
Textbook
AJAX/Javascript
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever              TBA TBA                 28063 Textbook
Th        07:45PM-08:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
3.6 hours per week online

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010