Course Outline 2016 INFOMGMT 292: DATABASE APPLICATIONS (15 POINTS) Semester 1(1163) Course Prescription Businesses need to develop effective mechanisms for storing and retrieving information. Examines different ways of understanding, storing, and viewing business data using the latest information technology tools. Builds skills in problem analysis, data modelling, and database design. Programme and Course Advice Prerequisite: INFOSYS 110 or 120 or INFOMGMT 192 or COMPSCI 105 or 107 Restriction: INFOSYS 222 Goals of the Course The course covers theoretical concepts in depth and gives the students a thorough practical knowledge of database. The assessments require students to demonstrate their mastery of the practical aspects of structured query language (SQL) and database design. Learning Outcomes By the end of this course it is expected that the student will be able to: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Understand the fundamental concepts of relational database; Design a relational database; Implement a relational database; Define and manage data from a relational database using SQL; Understand transaction management in a relational database; and Understand the fundamental concepts of a data warehouse Content Outline Week Week Week Week Week Week 1: Introduction 2: The relational model 3 – Week 5: Data modelling and normalisation 6 – Week 10: SQL 11: Transaction management and Data warehouse 12: Wrap Up Learning and Teaching Students must attend three one-hour lectures and one, two-hour lab per week. Teaching Staff Lecturer: Udayangi Muthupoltotage Emails: [email protected] Office: Room 601, Owen G Glenn Building Learning Resources Optional text: • Hoffer, Jeffrey A., Mary B. Prescott, and Heikki Topi (2009). Modern Database Management, 8th/9th or higher Edition, Prentice Hall, ISBN-10: 0-13-600391-5. Other Resources: • Greenspun. (1998). SQL for Web Nerds. http://philip.greenspun.com/sql/ • Allen & Owens. (2010). The Definitive Guide to SQLite. (Available to download from the library) Additional reading materials and lecture notes will be posted on the course website on Canvas Assessment The details of each assessment will be provided as the course proceeds. Type of Assessment Assignment 01 Assignment 02 Class Test Exam Weighting 15% 15% 20% 50% Learning Outcome 1-2 3-4 1-4 1-6 Note: This course requires students to pass both the internal coursework and the final examination. Inclusive Learning Students are urged to discuss privately any impairment-related requirements face- toface and/or in written form with the course coordinator/lecturer. Student Feedback The real value of any course is what you learn, which is best judged by you. Any comments about the course, course materials and/or assignments at any time in order to make this learning experience as enjoyable and valuable as possible are welcome and encouraged. All students will be asked to complete evaluations for the course, teaching and tutoring at the end of the course.