ET-570: Creating Smartphone Applications

Course Information

Course, prefix, number, & title: ET-570 Creating Smartphone Applications

Hours (Class, recitation, Laboratory, studio): 3

Credits: 3

Pre-requisites (if any): None

Co-requisites (if any): None

Course Description in college catalog:

This course introduces the use and features of smartphones in modern life and how to create working applications. Students will create apps using existing modules and building blocks. No prior programming knowledge is necessary. After this initial experience, basics of the Intel XDK programming language will be introduced along with a minimum of HTML programming to introduce the student to the needs of more advanced apps. Software development kits (SDK), along with the development environment will also be covered. In addition, students will have the opportunity to distribute apps into the Marketplace.

Academic programs for which this course serves as a requirement or an elective:

A.A.S. Computer Engineering Technology

A.A.S. Electronic Engineering Technology

A.A.S. Internet and Information Technology

Course-specific student learning outcomes:

Course objectives/expected student learning outcomes
Course Objectives Learning Outcomes
Students will focus on smart phone application development. Make an Image Gallery using Intel XDK and use new pictures to display your outcome.
Students integrate knowledge and skills to develop HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript smart phone applications. Use Service Results as Markers on google Maps to display locations on your smart device.
Students will apply Services Data Feed in projects. Implement Interlinking Services and UI Controls to access data from your smart device.
Students will produce effective laboratory reports. Use all assignment to summarize and display results.

Program-specific outcomes

  • An ability to apply the knowledge, techniques, skills, and modern tools of the discipline to narrowly defined engineering technology activities.
  • An ability to identify, analyze, and solve narrowly defined engineering technology problems.

Other program outcomes (if applicable).

  1. Integrate knowledge and skills in the program of study

Methods by which student learning will be assessed and evaluated; describe the types of methods to be employed; note whether certain methods are required for all sections:

  • Weekly projects
  • Weekly quizzes
  • Midterm exam
  • Final exam
  • Term Project

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Academic honesty is expected of all students. Any violation of academic integrity is taken extremely seriously. All assignments and projects must be the original work of the student or teammates. Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Any questions regarding academic integrity should be brought to the attention of the instructor. The following is the Queensborough Community College Policy on Academic Integrity: "It is the official policy of the College that all acts or attempted acts that are violations of Academic Integrity be reported to the Office of Student Affairs. At the faculty member's discretion and with the concurrence of the student or students involved, some cases though reported to the Office of Student Affairs may be resolved within the confines of the course and department. The instructor has the authority to adjust the offender's grade as deemed appropriate, including assigning an F to the assignment or exercise or, in more serious cases, an F to the student for the entire course." Read the University's policy on Academic Integrity opens in a new window(PDF).

Disabilities
Any student who feels that he or she may need an accommodation based upon the impact of a disability should contact the office of Services for Students with Disabilities in Science Building, Room S-132, 718-631-6257, to coordinate reasonable accommodations for students with documented disabilities. You can visit the Services for Students with Disabilities website.

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