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Information technology
Information Processing Fundamentals (Syllabus)
Lecturer: Tsuyoshi Usagawa
Required/Elective Elective Number of credits This is an introductory subject for students who have not learned IT in the undergraduate programs or those who need to enhance their knowledge and skills in this field. You will obtain basic information processing knowledge (to be used especially for the Web) which is necessary for the development of e-Learning instructional materials. Specifically, you will acquire the script language which is essential for the construction of HTML and interactive Web pages based on an editor program. Furthermore, you will deepen your understanding of the application of the script language on the Web, including editing and processing of multimedia information, while getting acquainted with specific operations.
1st sem.(1st yr.) â—Ž 2
2nd sem.(1st yr.)  
1st sem.(2nd yr.)  
2nd sem.(2nd yr.)  
Prerequisite None
Evaluation method Whether you have to attend the course or not is determined by placement test results.
(If your score is less than 60 points, you have to take this course. Conversely, if you achieve a score of 80 points or more, you are not allowed to attend the course. If your score is between 60 and 80 points, you may take the course at your own discretion.)

To be evaluated based on an accumulation of points gained from the following assignments. In order to obtain credits, however, you are required to achieve the minimum passing score for all assignments.

[Assignment 1] The final score of a question for each theme (You can answer as many times as you like for a certain period of time.) (50 points)

[Assignment 2] Evaluation of the Web page you created (50 points)
([Assignment 2-2] includes mutual assessment by students.)

[2-1] Create documents which contain multimedia information to be submitted via a network

[2-2] Create dynamic Web pages by using CSS and JavaScript
Content Session 1
Introduction: Information literacy 1 (Basics and file systems of OS, scheme and history of the Internet)

Session 2
Information literacy 2 (Basics of email: POP and SMTP)

Session 3
Information literacy 3 (Application soft: Office-related tools)

Session 4
Information literacy 4 (Presentation software, drawing software)

Session 5
Information literacy 5 (Painting software, graphics file format and its characteristics)

Session 6
HTML and CSS 1 (Basic grammar of HTML, editor, meta-information)

Session 7
HTML and CSS 2 (Font ornament, bullet list, table and frame)

Session 8
HTML and CSS 3 (URI and server: SCP, FTP)

Session 9
HTML and CSS 4 (Animation GIF, information ethics (the things to keep in mind in transmitting information), CSS (1))

Session 10
HTML and CSS 5 (CSS (2))

Session 11
JavaScript 1 (Interactive pages)

Session 12
JavaScript 2 (Basic syntax, control structure (if, for, etc.))

Session 13
JavaScript 3 (Event detection, application of multimedia information, programming TIPS)

Session 14
Creation of the Web pages: an assignment

Session 15
Mutual assessment of the assignment

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