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Syllabus - Strategic Planning for Database Systems CIS 515...

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Strategic Planning for Database Systems – CIS 515 (Section 002016) Prerequisite CIS 210 (Updated Fall 2010) Quarter Fall 2010 Meeting Days/Time Instructor Hamid Gooda Instructor Phone 240-949-2451 Instructor E-mail Abdel-hamid.gooda@strayer.edu Instructor Office Hours/Location Mon. Tue. Wed. 7-9 pm (Eastern Time) Instructor can also be contacted using Q&A discussion threads posted under the discussion board Online Academic Office Link Strayer Online Technical Support Phone Number http://hss.strayer.edu 1 877-642-2999 Blackboard Technical Support Phone Number 866-350-9427 INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIAL 1. Rob, P., & Coronel, C. (2009). Database systems: Design, implementation and management (8 th ed.). Boston: Course Technology – Cengage Learning. 2. No software required. I. COURSE DESCRIPTION This course covers strategies for developing and implementing an effective database system. Topics include database systems organization, creation, and maintenance; and evaluation criteria and standardization of database systems. II. EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES Upon the successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: 1. Discuss the strategies of database systems; and 2. Evaluate criteria and standardize database systems. 3. Use Modeling for developing Database Management Systems. 4. Implement Normalization for developing Database Management Systems 5. Use Queries for accessing Database Management Systems. CIS515 v201002
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6. Implement Transaction Processing for developing Database Management Systems. 7. Demonstrate use of Data warehousing techniques for developing Database Management Systems storage capabilities. 8. Use of WEB Applications in developing Database Management Systems. 9. Synthesize current information related to topics in this course using the APA format. III. COURSE OUTLINE with EXPECTED WEEKLY LEARNING OUTCOMES Week 1 CHAPTER TITLE INFORMATION Chapter 1 Database Systems The following weekly learning outcomes will be addressed: 1. Define the difference between data and information 2. Explain what a database is, different types of databases, and why they are valuable tools for decision making 3. Explain the importance of database design 4. Describe how modern databases evolved from file systems 5. List and describe flaws in file system data management 6. Describe the database system’s main components and how a database system differs from a file system 7. List and describe the main functions of a database management system (DBMS) Week 2 CHAPTER TITLE INFORMATION Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Data Models The Relational Database Model The following weekly learning outcomes will be addressed: a. Explain why data models are important b. Describe the basic data-modeling building blocks c. Explain what business rules are and how they influence database design d. Explain how the major data models evolved e. Explain how data models can be classified by level of abstraction f. Describe how a relational database model takes a logical view of data g. Describe how the relational model’s basic components are
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