ITS 129 :: Introduction to Databases
Spring 2013 @Kapiolani CC

CRN: 34214
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor: Kevin I Yokota
kyokota@hawaii.edu
(808) 734-9294 (Ph)
(808) 734-9147 (Fax)
Instructional Mode: Online
Dates: 01/07/2013 - 05/10/2013
Course Requirements: Two weeks prior to start of semester, log into https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal with your UH username and password to check for announcements from your instructor.
Course Prerequisites: Prerequisites:
Qualification for ENG 22 or ESOL 94 or higher; qualification for MATH 24 or higher level of mathematics.
Course Description: ITS 129 is an introduction to databases. The course covers the tools needed to query and modify database objects. The course also introduces the student to database design concepts. A substantial part of the course involves the understanding of the relationship
between databases, tables, records and fields.
The course includes hands-on use in a computer
environment that provides the students with
experience designing, creating, and manipulating
a database using the appropriate information
technology tools.

This ITS 129 class section (34214) is conducted on the Internet. This class section has a 16-week schedule and is not self-paced.
Textbooks: Students buying a used text or ordering one online which does not include the license will be required to purchase the program.

Books may be purchased at the Kapiolani CC bookstore or ordered online at http://www.bookstore.hawaii.edu/uhkcc/home.aspx. If you do not have access to the Internet or unable to travel to the bookstore, you may also order by phone at 1-800-UHBOOKS
Technical Requirements: For ITS courses use a lot of technology. Students need to be able to access course related technologies outside their classroom. This may require Internet access, proprietary software access (e.g. Microsoft Office 2010 on Windows PC), and/or specific hardware specifications to successfully use course applications. SimNet is a required tutorial and homework application for this course. A license for its use is included with each new textbook purchased from KCC Bookstore. Students buying a used text or ordering one online which does not include the license will be required to purchase the program.

The Internet allows students to take a course at home using a personal computer. Familiarity with using a computer and basic Internet skills (browsing, sending e-mail, saving/sending files) is required. Students must have a computer with Internet access. Depending on the online course, students may be required to log in at a specific day and time or at anytime. Students taking an online course should always contact their instructor after registration or prior to the first day of class to get detailed information regarding the course.

Minimum Computer Hardware/Software Requirements:
http://www.hawaii.edu/its/swhw_info-stu.html

Laulima Help
http://www.hawaii.edu/talent/laulima_students.htm
ICS courses often use a lot of technology.

Additional Notes: This course contributes to the Certificate of Completion in Database Administration.

This ITS 129 class section (CRN 34214) is conducted on the Internet. This class section has a 16-week schedule and is not self-paced. One week prior to session starting, log into https://laulima.hawaii.edu/portal with your UH username and password to check for announcements from your instructor. Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.

For class information or other inquiries contact the instructor via email(kyokota@hawaii.edu).

Please check your MYUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements, and/or email.
Updated: Friday, December 28, 2012 12:09:11