Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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CISW 300    Web Publishing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 300 and 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 takes beginning web designers through the process of designing, building, and publishing a working web site.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Rm 121          10729 
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          10728 Textbook
W         07:00PM-09:30PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 152C           
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
1 hour per week online

TTh       07:00PM-07:50PM LEC R.Salisbury          Off Campus Natomas N103  20752 Textbook
TTh       08:00PM-09:20PM LAB R.Salisbury          Off Campus Natomas N103    


CISW 321    Web Site Development using Dreamweaver    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers the use of Dreamweaver, a visual Web-authoring tool, to develop and implement Web sites. The topics covered include creating Web pages that contain text, images, links, tables, forms, Cascading Style Sheets, and image maps, as well as how to enhance Web pages with Flash elements and built-in scripting languages. Additional topics include developing effective Web site structures, using Web site management tools, Web site documentation, making global updates to a Web site, and using advanced Dreamweaver features. This course can be taken for credit a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          19342 
Textbook
W         01:00PM-02:45PM LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.6 hours per week online

F         09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Grueneberger       Off Campus Natomas N103  19359 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.4 hours per week online

Sa        11:20AM-01:25PM LEC M.Begley             Off Campus Natomas N103  19361 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Begley             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
3.4 hours per week online

TBA       TBA             LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Online          19344 Textbook
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

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 graphics for the Web. Industry standard graphic software is used to technically develop original graphics as well as to manipulate found imagery. Topics include understanding Web file formats, compressing graphics for use on the Web, editing and enhancing graphics, extracting elements, and using layers. It also covers creating buttons and intuitive navigational elements, making background textures and images, and simple animation/video. It may be taken two times for credit on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
Adobe Photoshop CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11747 
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 13-May 10
Adobe Photoshop CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes               TBA TBA                 12209 Textbook
Th        12:00PM-01:50PM LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       01:00AM-10:00AM LAB R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
2.6 hours per week online


CISW 355    Web Imaging Projects    2 Units

Prerequisite: ARTNM 402 or CISW 350 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 websites are discussed and practiced. Real and simulated projects 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 13-May 10
Adobe Photoshop CS5
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          11940 
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 360    Beginning Flash    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ARTNM 324, CISW 300, and CISW 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course introduces the design and the development of Flash-based interactive web sites and applications. Topics include the creation of simple vector-based graphics, buttons, animation and movies, and the integration of sound, raster graphics, and video. This course can be taken for credit a total of 4 times on different platforms or software versions.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
T         07:00PM-07:50PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever              TBA TBA                   
T         06:00PM-06:50PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          19346 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever              TBA TBA                 19346 Textbook


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 - First, Jan 14-Mar 12
TBA       TBA             LEC A.Grueneberger       ARC MAIN Online          12551 
Textbook
Mandatory Orientation:    Saturday, January 14 1:00PM-3:00PM    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 14-May 16
AJAX/Javascript
Th        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128          12099 
Textbook
AJAX/Javascript
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          12099 Textbook
Th        07:45PM-08:45PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Rm 128            
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online            
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
4 hours per week online

Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012