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MIS 310: Infrastructure for e-Commerce
The American Business School in Paris
Paris, France

Subject Area(s) Level(s) Instruction in Credits Contact Hours Prerequisites
Management of Information Systems 300 English 3 45 MIS 110, MIS 120, and Marketing 210 or equivalents

COURSE DESCRIPTION & OBJECTIVES:

The aim of this course is to learn how to develop business web sites by using FrontPage, along with HTML, XML, CSS, SQL database management, and other e-business software.  The course is hands on, with students developing their own personal web site with multiple, hypothetical business applications, and a group site which simulates a successful e-business site.

 

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODOLOGY:

Courses take place in the computer lab.  The instructor presents and clarifies content, design, and development of business sites.  Students complete exercises and build components of typical e-commerce sites.  Students use their own newly-created web site to post their completed homework.  Assignments include both individual and group work.

 

Will be covered in class:

-                      networks & the internet; protocols, architecture, topologies, transmission media, html

-                      setting up a website, publishing a site, FTP

-                      navigation structure, banner creation, CSS & style sheets, color schemes,

-                      picture & product displays, multimedia content, hotspots

-                      tables for layout & product presentation

-                      live data inclusion, updating, collaboration and SharePoint, FAQ questions

-                      form inputs for ordering and online surveys, informational site

-                      intranets and extranets, payment, real-time business systems, affiliation

 

 

TEXT: 

Adobe Dreamweaver CS3, Aderson & Johnson, Perspection Inc., 2008

 

EVALUATION:

70% of the final grade will be based on the completed exercises in the student’s personal web site; 30% will be based on his/her group web site.











 
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