Spring 2017 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 Language (HTML), organizing a series of pages into a web site, and uploading web pages to a server. This 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 17
MW        09:00AM-09:50AM LEC J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126    19209 
Textbook
MW        10:00AM-11:20AM LAB J.Brecher            ARC MAIN Lib Arts 126      
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          10487 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             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 304    Cascading Style Sheets    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: 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 Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 14-May 11
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          20256 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             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.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
Adobe Photoshop CS6/CC
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          13050 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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 14-May 11
Adobe Photoshop CS6CC
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Hayes              ARC MAIN Online          13052 
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
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          11640 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Leever             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 370    Designing Accessible Websites    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 websites for people with disabilities. Current legal requirements for accessible websites, especially the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), are emphasized.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 14-Mar 13
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Gilbert-Valencia   ARC MAIN Online          11425 
Textbook
Mandatory Online Orientation
For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
SPECIAL NOTE: Important information regarding this class will be sent to you only through your Los Rios Gmail account. Be sure that you check regularly!! Check email today at https://apps.losrios.edu/login.html


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/Ajax. 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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 17
AJAX/Javascript/Mysql/PHP
Th        06:00PM-07:35PM LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 128    11219 
Textbook
AJAX/Javascript/Mysql/PHP
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Leever             ARC MAIN Online          11219 Textbook
Th        07:45PM-08:35PM LAB C.Leever             ARC MAIN Lib Arts 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

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 5, 2017