j-50.section2.course.outline.for.fall '02
(Taught by Dr. Sri Kalyanaraman)

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1

Aug. 20
>> Intro to JOMC 050

>>
Spring '02 student Web pages
>> Picnic Pick-Off

>> How much information?
>> Read DTE section 2, The Information Age
>> Complete computer experience survey

Aug. 22
>>Finding Business Info

>> Quick Reference - Business & Economics
>> Rita Moss's Electronic business information

Intro to lab and to each other
Labs begin 

Monday, Aug. 26.
Buy a 3.5" disk before lab. You will need at least one disk to store your work for this course. The best kind to buy is an IBM-formatted 2HD disk.

See About Computer Disks. Read DTE section 3A, "Windows 90/2000: File Management" before your first lab.

 If you don't have an Onyen, create one at any UNC computer lab, the ATN (Academic Technology and Networks) Help Desk at 300 Wilson Library, or go to the ATN's Get your Onyen Services.

Buy your copy of DTE from Copytron and bring to class starting Thursday, Aug.22.

Read DTE section 1, 2 and 3
for this week.

2

Aug. 27
>>Identifying flagship companies
>> Also:
Quick Reference - General Topics


Aug. 29
>> Characteristics of LCSH (Library of Congress Subject Headings)
>> What are Library of Congress Subject Headings?

Intro to lab and to each other

Using PCs

What is a browser?
Formatting a disk

Read DTE sections 5 & 6 for this week.
Announce:
J-50 Treasure Hunt Part I
(Read Pages 258 to 264 of DTE)
Before you start work on this assignment please read DTE Section 4: What are Keywords? (pp. 77-98), including the Research Topic Triangle.

Also: Refer to-
E-Citation style
and Turabian style

3

Sept. 3
>> Importance of Keywords, Boolean, Proximity Operators

>> Read: Searching for Information at UNC Libraries
>> Read: Searching for Books at UNC Libraries
>> Read: Library Research Tutorial Glossary
>> Read: Finding Articles at UNC Libraries

Signatures: Creating your .sig file.

Read: Search Tips for the UNC-CH library catalog
Pop Quiz: Library Research Quiz

Read DTE pages and other material covered in class. Also, see reading list in study guide.
First part (sections I-VI) of J-50 Treasure Hunt due Sept 17, Tue. (Week 5)
Before you start work on this assignment please read DTE Section 4: What are Keywords? (pp 77-98), including the Research Topic Triangle.

4

Sept. 10

 

>> Writing that JiffyPaper

Search engines,
InfoTrac and
electronic databases

Search Tips for the UNC-CH library catalog

Netiquette quiz

 

Read DTE pages and other material covered in class. Also, see reading list in study guide

5

Sept. 17

Information Processing of Technological variables

 

 


 

Sept. 19

Dr. Deb Aikat Presents:

>> Internet pioneers
A Map of the Internet

>> Evolution of the Computer

 

 

For next week's lab: Read DTE Section 7 on Web Publishing and Web Pictures.

Read: Internet Pioneers I and  Internet Pioneers II and "As We May Think," by Vannevar Bush. (Edited version)

First part (sections I-VI) of J-50 Treasure Hunt due Sept 17, Tue. (Week 5)

J-50 Treasure Hunt Part I
(Read Pages 258 to 264 of DTE)

6
Sep. 24
Review for Test#1

Practice Test
>> Take the online Practice Test.

Sep. 26
J-50 Test#1

(Your test results)
>> A multiple-choice test on all aspects of the course including discussions in class, online readings, lab sessions and handouts.
50 Questions (Time limit: 45 minutes)

Comp. Quiz,
Introduction to HTML,
Creating a WWW address of your own

Review:Computer quiz and answers

Web Authoring with HTML, Part I

For next week: Read DTE portion on Web Authoring with HTML, Part II

>>For the FIRST TEST
read DTE Sections 1 through 6 (pp 3-146).

Valentine Page

7

Oct. 1  
Web Design 

>>Anton Zuiker presents/ Interface Design and Usability


>> Making color choices
>> Color, Constrast and Dimension in News Design

>> Introduction to Photoshop

Oct. 3
>> >>Matthew Carroll presents/Web Design Elementals

>> Sample Web pages
>> WebDesign101
>> Web Design Tips

>> ATN's Web Page Authoring Basics
>> J50 Web Design Links

Copyright Concepts:
Copyright basics
>> Happy Birthday Fun Facts and Copyright
>>
J-50 Fair Use
>> Using UNC logos, pix:
> Images of Carolina
> Carolina Logos

HTML Basics: Part II
Tables

Background textures

For next week: Read DTE pp. 266-270.

Read DTE pages and other material covered in class. Also, see reading list in study guide
8

Oct. 8
Midterm course evaluation

>> Patty Kinneer presents/ E-portfolio Tips
>> Sample Web portfolios


>> Web Post Mortem: LACAC, Cursor flag,

>> Introduction to Dreamweaver
>> DW: Creating a Web Site
>> DW: Tools for Layout and Design
>> More Dreamweaver tips:
Creating Interactive Web Sites
>> Other Dreamweaver features

Oct. 10

>> Marti MaGuire presents: Introduction to E-Commerce

>> Your privacy!
--Online Privacy Information,
-- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act


>> Strategies for TH-VII


 

HTML, Tags
Web templates

Lab 7 (update)

For next week:
Read DTE pp 199-223, Pictures on a Web page.

Also: Bring a favorite picture or graphic to scan.
Remember your disks!

Publishing Yourself Assignment (DTE pp 266-270)

Read the following UNC-CH guidelines on: Copyright, Disclaimers, Links to the UNC Home Page, Photographs and Audio/Video Clips, Rights and Responsibilities, Data Storage and Deletion, Group Web Pages, and Personal Home Pages.

9

Oct.15 
>> Brian Carroll presents/ Net Privacy

Please read the following before class:
>> Corner grocer joins growing biometric boom
>> Chip implants 'become part of you'
>> Sheriffs warn about rash of identity theft
>> Brian's Net privacy powerpoints

 

Oct. 17

 


FALL BREAK --

NO CLASS

Unix, FTP,
scan picture

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About FTP
Using PhotoShop
Converting Scanned Pictures to Gifs and JPEGs 

Helpful Graphics Documents from ATN:
>>Introduction to Photoshop
>>Photoshop Intermediate Editing
>>Photoshop Web Graphics
>>Photoshop Image Correction
>>Photoshop Selection Techniques 
>>Photoshop Layers and Filters

>>Photoshop ImageReady

Read DTE pages and other material covered in class. Also, see reading list in study guide

Read DTE Sectin 10: Parlez-vous Computerese?


>>Download Dreamweaver for 30-day free trial!
>>Want to work on your site at home?
>>Dreamweaver : Basic Tutorials

10

Oct. 22
>>Jonathan Lillie/Ne
t Culture and Community


Please Read:
>> Yo-Ho-Ho and a Server of Werez
>> Is Virtual Community a Myth?
>> Is There a There in Cyberspace?

>> Discuss J50 Web Design Assignment See the Summer '01 student Web pages 

Oct. 24 

>>Jimmy Ivory presents: Internet and Society -- The Advantages and Drawbacks of Identity on the Web

>> Anatomy of an Email and URL

>> Millions of domain names for sale at GreatDomains Marketplace
>> Search by domain name or by keyword at Whois.net to register a domain name at Register.com or InterNIC
>>The Accredited Registrar Directory

Part II (Section VII) of J-50 Treasure Hunt EXTENDED!!! SEE BELOW, Week 12

Read DTE pages and other material covered in class. Also, see reading list in study guide.

 

11

Oct. 29
Review for Test#2

Practice Test II


New Practice Test!

Having trouble with the practice test? Have a peek at the practice test answers.

Oct. 31
J-50 Test#2
(Your test results)

50 multiple choice questions that cover material since the last test, including last week's labs and readings.

 

 

Using Photoshop, GIFs, JPG

 

>>For the SECOND TEST
read DTE Sections 7 and 10.

Review DTE Section 10: Parlez-vous Computerese? (pp 275-320).

 

12

Nov. 5
>> Paul Jones presents/ "ibiblio, sharing, open source"

Nov. 7

>>Jim Carstens presents/ Introduction to Internet Policy

 

HTML editors,
Time on your own

Part II (Section VII) of J-50 Treasure Hunt due Tuesday, Nov. 5 at the start of class.

Open lab hours

13

Nov. 12
>> Sri Kalyanaraman presents/
How Does New Media Affect Us Psychologically?

Nov. 14
>> Eric Chernoff Presents/ CGI and Databases




HTML debugging,
Free time

Stuck? See what former students did for their web page projects ...

Need Help? See Help for web designers

Open lab hours

14
Nov. 19
>> Sri Kalyanaraman presents/Customized Web Content: The Future of the Internet

>>Jonathan Lillie/Futuristic Concepts

  Web page project due Nov. 19, Tue.
Open lab hours

Print out your home page,* write in the URLs of your three pages, include your lab section, and place them in folders marked by lab section at the front of the room.

*Tip: If you use light type on a dark background and your copy doesn't show up when printed, change your type color for printing and then change it back afterwards to the color you want it to appear online. Prepare for EIS Oscars

15

Nov. 26 
J-50 Test#3 Review

Practice test 3

Practice test 3 answers

Nov. 28

 

NO CLASS -- THANKSGIVING

 

 

16

Dec. 3
J-50 Test#3
(Your test results)
A 50-question, multiple-choice test on all aspects of the course, including labs, guest lectures and readings.

Dec. 5

NO CLASS -- READING DAY

CLASS COMPLETED

 

HTML debugging,
Free time

>>For the THIRD TEST
read ALL Sections of DTE

Take Practice Quiz 1 and Practice Quiz 2.

Don't forget the optional review session: Monday Dec 2 at 6:00 PM in CA 111!

    Fall '02 student Web pages    
         

Questions? Email Sri Kalyanaraman
This page was updated 6 November 2002

 

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