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OIT is opening Ruby on Rails course in 2013 Fall

Olivet University is opening Ruby on Rails course in 2013 Fall quarter in the OIT master program.

Here is the course outline

Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course, student should:
(1) understand fundamentals of the Web Server System Design
(2) be able to design, develop, and publish applications for Web Applications
(3) have an introduction to various famous frameworkds that are common to web platforms
   a. Required:
- Reading Material and Homework Assignments  Reading material and homework will be assigned at the end of each lecture.
b. Recommended:
Course requirements:
Individual Project  Projects will be assigned through the course of the class.
Project  Projects will be assigned at the Mid of the class.
Exams  There will be no paper exam
Grading Standards:
Participation         5%
Homework            45%
Projects                  50%
Total                      100%
Policy on late work and/or missed exams:
One day late will reduce 20% of grade. No assignment will be accepted after 3 days late.
Course Schedule:

Special Note
Week 1
 URLs and Links
Assignments 1: HTML5 and CSS 5 homework
Week 2
The Ruby Language
Assignments 2: Ruby homework
Week 3
Rails Introduction
Assignments 3: Rails Get Started
Week 4
Rails Development with Git and Deployment with Apache
Assignment 4: Develop Rails with Git and deploy Rails with Apache
Week 5
Introduction to SQL, Active Record
Assignment 5: Active Record
Week 6
Action View and Forms
Assignment 6: Action View and Forms
Week 7
Action Controller and Routing
Assignment 7: Action Controller
Week 8
Rails Wrap up
Assignment 8: Intermedia Rails project
Week 9
The Python Language
Assignment 9: Python Language
Week 10
Introduction to Django
Assignment 10: Simple Django project
Week 11
Project Presentation
Project Demo

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OIT intensive Summer Camp on Web development

The camp will cover the following topics:

Stage 1: Real Git ( Help your guys to using Git in the real and daily work effectively )  - 4 hours 

LEVEL 1: Git Basics - Learn the basics of Git

LEVEL 2: Staging & Remotes - Add and remove changed files, and work with remote repositories

LEVEL 3: Cloning & Branching - Clone repositories and learn how to work with multiple branches

LEVEL 4: Collaboration Basics - Work simultaneously with multiple users

Remote Branches & Tags

LEVEL 5: Remote Branches & Tags - Work with remote branches and reference commits

LEVEL 6: Rebase Belong To Us - Optimize merging and fix merge conflicts

History & Configuration

LEVEL 7: History & Configuration - Learn how to configure and view commit logs

Stage 2: JavaScript ( More Fancy stuff about Javascript ) - 8 Hours

Level 1: Try Jquery - Learn the Basic building blocks of jQuery

Level 2: Jquery: The Return Flight - Learn to use Ajax, Jqeury pligins and promises to create interactive user experiences

Level 3: CoffeeScript - Try the powerful little language that complies into JavaScript

Option: May cover some Real-time Web with Node.js

Stage 3:  Ruby Basic ( TBD ) - 8 Hours


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Student-Developed Search Engine For Ministry

Olivet University’s Institute of Technology, OIT, graduate students are teaming up with OIT alumni to build out a search engine for enhanced functionality and produce improved search results.  The solution involves looking at its current method of data sharing networks and tweaks the data gathering and search process to generate more relevant results. 

Olivet Institute of Technology students investigate into controlling the depth of crawling with robots.txt rules.  Other parts include parsing the content according to keywords and creating indexes with greater relevance to content as well as optimizing the index for faster search results.  Parts of the development and research will be happening during the Information Storage and Retrieval course this fall quarter.

The technique of search engine is a small piece of cloud of the search engine of Christian world. “It can contribute to web evangelism and influence the global culture in near future.” Shared the developer of this search engine.

The results of this research project can contribute to web evangelism for a global audience. The trends in ministries have included increasing searches and data visibility that is more specific to targeted users.  Content ranges from photos, news, social media, and videos.  The customized search engines project is planned to be an extraordinary opportunity for research and entrepreneurial opportunities for Olivet students.