Fall 2012 Class Schedule (CRC)



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CISW 300    Web Publishing    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to publishing on the Internet's World Wide Web (www). Topics include creating www pages with the HyperText Markup Language (html), organizing a series of pages into a website, 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. This course prepares apprentice web designers and publishers to identify the information dissemination needs of a client, design appropriate World Wide Web solutions, and implement it.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
HTML/XHTML
W         06:00PM-07:40PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         14184 
Textbook
HTML/XHTML
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14184 Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Online class information will be available at the first class meeting held on Wednesday, August 29, 6:00 p.m.-7:40 p.m.
Please note that this class meets on-campus each week in addition to the online component. For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu/de



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 Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML).

Schedule: Other Term, Oct 13-Dec 08
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14809 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, October 13. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, October 16.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, Dec 8, 12:00 p;m.-2:00 p.m., BS-145B
For additional online course information go to http://crc.losrios.edu



CISW 321    Web Site Development using Dreamweaver    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 305
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
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, frames, forms, Cascading Style Sheets and image maps, as well as enhancing Web pages Flash elements and built-in scripting. Additional topics include developing effective Web site structures, using Web site management tools, Web site documentation, making global updates to a Web site, and extending Dreamweaver. Students will work individually and as a member of a team to plan, implement, test, and evaluate Web sites.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Adobe Dreamweaver
T         06:00PM-07:50PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         14538 
Textbook
Adobe Dreamweaver
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14538 Textbook
Hybrid Class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Online class information will be available at the first class meeting held on Tuesday, August 28, 6:00 p.m.-7:50 p.m. in BS-145B.
Please note that this class meets on campus each week, in addition to the online component.



CISW 326    Intermediate Web Site Development using Dreamweaver    3 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 321 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course will reinforce and deepen many Dreamweaver topics covered in the beginning course CISW 321 by providing a more in-depth approach. In addition the course will introduce the other Adobe components such as Flash, Flash Script, and content management using Contribute software. Other topics covered include the following: advanced page formatting using style sheets, web site behaviors, work flow enhancement, templates, libraries, dynamic data, search functions, shopping cart functions, site security, user authentication, and other web services.

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 05-Dec 05
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          19378 
Textbook
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Instructor and students have both classroom meetings and online activities.

Required attendance for on-campus orientation, two class meetings and final. Online class information will be available at the Orientaion.
Orientation: Wednesday, September 5, 8:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m., BS-145B
Meeting: Wednesday, October 3, 8:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m., BS-145B
Meeting: Wednesday, November 7, 8:00 p.m.-9:20 p.m., BS-145B
Final: Wednesday, December 5, 8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m., BS-145B



CISW 350    Imaging for the Web    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: CISC 306 and CISW 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC
Description: This course takes a look at designing graphics for the web. Using industry standard graphic software, students will create original graphics as well as manipulate found imagery. Through lecture, demonstration and hands-on methods as well as class/instructor critiques, students will understand the process for designing graphics for use on the World Wide Web. 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, and simple animations that enhance a web site. This course may be take four times for credit.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 20-Dec 14
Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Flash
M         06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN BS 145B         14367 
Textbook


CISW 355    Web Imaging Projects    2 Units

Prerequisite: 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 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: Other Term, Sep 22-Nov 17
Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Flash
TBA       TBA             LEC W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online          14939 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB W.Fishman            CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Online Orientation. Please go to Professor Fishman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/fishmaw
Class and Online Orientation will be available to start on Saturday, September 22. Enrolled students must complete Online Orientation by Tuesday, September 25.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, November 17, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., BS-145B



CISW 440    XML: Introduction to Extensible Markup Language    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISW 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: CISA 320 or CISP 350
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: XML is a universal method for representing information that is especially well suited for distribution over the Internet. This course will address the most fundamental XML questions - what XML is, why it is needed, and how it can be used. Students will learn the most current, practical XML technologies available at the present time.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 19
XML
TBA       TBA             LEC G.Chapman            CRC MAIN Online          14540 
Textbook
Online class.
Please go to Professor Chapman's Web site at http://web.crc.losrios.edu/chapmag for the information about the textbook and the wait list policy.
The Desire2Learn page containing the course content will be available on Saturday, August 25, 2012. Enrolled students must completed the orientation quiz by Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 5 p.m. to remain in the course.

Required attendance for on-campus final.
Final: Saturday, October 20, 9:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., BS-145A
For additional online course information go to http://www.crc.losrios.edu



Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: January 22, 2013