Session NumberTopicsAssignments
1
09-03-08
  • Introductions and Orientation

  • · Who am I

    · Who are you

    · Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst
  • Reading : Ch. 1 - Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst
2
09-08-08
  • Assuming the Role of the Systems Analyst(continued)
  • Homework : Assignment 1 handed out. Due next session.
  • Lab : Project 1 - Defining requirements - handed out and completed
3
09-10-08
  • Understanding Organizational Style
  • Reading : Ch. 2 Understanding Organizational Style...
  • Homework : Assignment 2 handed out. Due next session.
4
09-15-08
  • Understanding Organizational Style(continued)
  • Lab : Project 2 handed out and completed
5
09-17-08
  • Project Management
  • Reading : Ch. 3 Project Management
  • Homework : Assignment 3 assigned. Due next session.
6
09-22-08
  • Project Management(continued)
  • Lab : Project 3 handed out and completed
7
09-24-08
  • Information Gathering

  • · Interactive Methods
  • Reading : Ch. 4 Information Gathering: Interactive Methods
8
09-29-08
  • Information Gathering

  • · Interactive Methods(continued)
  • Homework : Assignment 4 handed out. Due next session.
9
10-01-08
  • Information Gathering

  • · Unobtrusive Methods
  • Reading : Ch. 5 Information Gathering: Unobtrusive Methods
  • Homework : Assignment 5 handed out. Due next session.
10
10-06-08
  • Information Gathering

  • · Unobtrusive Methods(continued)
  • Lab : Project 4 completed.
11
10-08-08
  • Agile Prototyping
  • Reading : Ch. 6 Agile Modeling And Prototyping
  • Homework : Assignment 6 handed out. Due next session.
12
10-13-08
  • Agile Modeling And Prototyping(continued)
  • Lab : Project 5 handed out and completed
13
10-15-08
  • Using Data Flow Diagrams
  • Reading : Ch. 7 Using Data Flow Diagrams
14
10-20-08
  • Using Data Flow Diagrams(continued)
  • Homework : Assignment 7 Due next session.
15
10-22-08
  • Using Data Flow Diagrams(continued)
  • Use Case Diagrams
  • Reading : TBD - Use cases
16
10-27-08
  • Data Flow Diagram Lab
  • Lab : Project 6 - I will not be present, however, your lab assignment has to be emailed to me by the end of the class. Steve Brower(CIS Department Chair) will take attendance.
17
10-29-08
  • Group Project

  • · Create User interview questions

    · NOTE: The questions MUST be completed and emailed to me by the end of the class
  • NONE : Create a list of questions that are to be asked of a user
18
11-03-08
  • Review:

  • · Review Lab06 - Data Flow Diagrams
  • Chapter 8 Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
  • Reading : Ch. 8 Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
19
11-05-08
  • Group Project

  • · Conduct user interviews
  • Group Project : Conduct user interviews
20
11-10-08
  • Complete Chapter 08 Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
  • Group Project

  • · Create Data flow diagrams and Use case documents for user review on 11/17
  • Homework : Assignment 8 handed out. Due next session.
  • Group Project : Create data flow diagrams/use cases for user review on 11/17
21
11-12-08
  • Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
  • Reading : Lab 07 handed out and completed
22
11-17-08
  • Group Project

  • · Review Data flow diagrams and Use case documents with users
  • Group Project : Revise data flow diagrams/use cases based on user feedback
23
11-19-08
  • Group Project

  • · Review revised Data flow diagrams and Use case documents after user review changes

    · Create Data flow diagrams and Use case documents for proposed system
  • Group Project : Create Data flow diagrams and Use case documents for proposed system
24
11-24-08
  • Analyzing Systems Using Data Dictionaries
  • Lab : Lab 07 handed out and completed in class
25
11-26-08
  • ** NO CLASS SESSION TODAY

  • · The college is closed
  • NONE : THERE WILL BE NO COURSE MEETING TODAY
  • Group Project : You SHOULD use this time to complete group project tasks.
26
12-01-08
  • Preparing The Systems Proposal
  • Homework : Assignment 10 handed out. Due 1 WEEK - 12/08.
  • Lab : Review Lab 07 - process specifications.
27
12-03-08
  • Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions
  • Reading : Ch. 9 Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions
28
12-08-08
  • Describing Process Specifications and Structured Decisions(continued)
  • Lab : Group Project review - provide completed Systems Proposal to instructor for review.
29
12-10-08
  • Group Project
  • Group Project : Presentations by each group
  • Final Exam : Review
29
12-15-08
  • Final Exam will be:

  • · Wednesday December 17, 2008

    · 2 hours: 3:30pm to 5:30pm

    · Open book and open notes

    · 40 true/false questions
  • Study : Review notes, reading assignments, labs and homework