Daniel Reeves

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

480-461-6202

Office Hours

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Academic Support Hours (Spring 2024) - please note that these times can change unexpectedly without notice:

Monday By appointment
Tuesday 11:30am-1pm (DTC-413) AND 4:30-5pm (virtual*)
Wednesday By appointment
Thursday 1:30-3pm (BA multi-use lab) AND 5-5:30pm (virtual*)
Friday By appointment

* Virtual meetings held via https://maricopa.webex.com/meet/dreeves1 (you can sign in using your same @maricopa.edu account credentials)

Profile

My background is in vocational education and ICT integration (within educational settings).  I have been a public servant, I.T. professional and teacher since… well, it feels like forever (in a good way!)  

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

CIS156 Python Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33778

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Students may contact instructor at: jeffrey.anderson@mesacc.edu or daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS162AD C#: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to C# programming including general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33771

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/16/2024 - 03/08/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Open Educational Resources (OER) are learning, teaching, and research materials in any format and medium that reside in the public domain or have an open license copyright that permits no-cost access, re-use, re-purpose, retention, redistribution, and adaptation by others.

Class 33771 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

Spring Flex Start 2024

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28565

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28565 This class uses Python programming language.Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

26710

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 26710 This class uses Python programming language.

Class 26710 Students may contact instructor at: jeffrey.anderson@mesacc.edu or daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS156 Python Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28400

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
03/18/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 28400 Students may contact instructor at daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS162AD C#: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to C# programming including general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
26633
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
03/21/2024 - 05/10/2024
Th
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 26633 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS285 Computer Information Systems Capstone Project 3 Credits

Students will create a capstone project with opportunities for individualized research and application of aggregate technology and professional knowledge and skills obtained throughout the student's program of study. Focus on communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and project management skills.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32394
Dobson Campus

Online Course

Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
01/29/2024 - 05/10/2024

Class Ended

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Enrollment is by permission only and is for students in the Programming, iOS App Development, and/or Web Technology degree programs. This course is replacing CIS298AC Special Projects. Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

Summer 2024

CIS105 Survey of Computer Information Systems 3 Credits

Overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers. Use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. Includes uses of application software and the Internet for efficient and effective problem solving. Exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Prerequisites: None.

Course Notes: CIS105 is a lecture course with computers demonstrations and open lab assignments. CIS105 uses Windows-based computers to cover word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and database management software. Includes overview of computer technology, concepts, terminology, and the role of computers in business and society. Discussion of social and ethical issues related to computers and exploration of relevant emerging technologies. Knowledge or basic features of Windows and ability to type 30 WPM recommended. Students are required to use Microsoft Office 2016, 2019 or 365 software to complete assignments which can be downloaded for free. Students must be using a PC or a MAC to complete this course. Chromebooks are not supported. Internet connectivity is needed.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15266

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

7 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

This class is a Zero-Textbook-Cost Course, also known as a "Z Class." You will have access to class materials online without having to purchase a textbook.

Class 15266 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15400

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Open

1 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 15400 This class uses the Python programming language.

Class 15400 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesac.edu

CIS156 Python Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15021

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

Fall 2024

CIS150AB Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals 3 Credits

Structured and Object-Oriented design and logic tools. Use of computer problems to demonstrate and teach concepts using an appropriate programming language.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32899

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/20/2024 - 10/11/2024
Tu
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 32899 This class uses Java programming language.

Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS156 Python Programming: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to Python programming. Includes general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34450

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture/Lab
08/21/2024 - 10/11/2024
We
5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Open

14 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class Meets for First Eight (8) Weeks

Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

CIS162AD C#: Level I 3 Credits

Introduction to C# programming including general concepts, program design, development, data types, operators, expressions, flow control, functions, classes, input and output operations, debugging, structured programming, and object-oriented programming.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS105 or permission of Instructor.

General Education Designations: Computer/Statistics/Quantitative Application [CS]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
13402
Dobson Campus
Hybrid
Lecture/Lab
09/05/2024 - 12/13/2024
Th
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

11 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 13402 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS262AD C# Level II 3 Credits

Advanced C# programming with emphasis on data structures, dynamic memory allocation, object-oriented programming, user interfaces, and database processing. Overview of web applications, network programming, and reporting tools.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS162AD, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33613

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Closed

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33613 Students may contact instructor at: daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

CIS285 Computer Information Systems Capstone Project 3 Credits

Students will create a capstone project with opportunities for individualized research and application of aggregate technology and professional knowledge and skills obtained throughout the student's program of study. Focus on communication, problem solving, critical thinking, and project management skills.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
15190
Downtown Center

SD Instructor Office

Independent Study
Lecture/Lab
09/03/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

10 of 10
Seats Available

Notes: Class 15190 Please contact Daniel Reeves at daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu for enrollment information. Enrollment is by permission only and is for students in the Programming, Data Analytics and/or Mobile App degree programs. (This course is replacing CIS298AC Special Projects)

CIS316 Descriptive Analytics 3 Credits

Study of descriptive analytics and how to apply statistical tools and methods on historical and current datasets and multi-domain cases. Interpret current data, identify changes, trends and commonalities in data, and how to ascertain differences in performance over time while preparing data for advanced analysis.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS114DE, CIS215, CIS256DA, and (CIS276DA or CIS276DB), or permission of Instructor. Prerequisites or Corequisites: CIS214DA or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33645

Online Course

Online (On Your Time)
Lecture/Lab
10/14/2024 - 12/13/2024

Open

8 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33645 Students may contact contact the instructor at daniel.reeves@mesacc.edu

Degrees & Awards

  • Master of Information Technology (2019)
  • Master of Education (2014)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (2010)
  • Bachelor of Education - Secondary (2010)

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