Choose a data model by clicking on one of the links below. For the data model that you chose, copy and paste that data model graphic into a MS Word document. (You can copy the data model graphic by right-clicking on it. On PCs, the keyboard combination of ctrl-V is the shortcut command for pasting.) In your MS Word document, 1) identify the entity or entities that represent a supertype and the entities that are subtypes, 2) specify which attributes the subtypes inherit from the supertype(s), 3) specify which attributes are unique to each subtype.
Submit your MS Word document via the assignment link.
- Textbook: Module 5 – Advanced Data Modeling
- Video: Module 5 – Entity Supertypes and Subtypes (4:55 min.)
- Video: Module 5 – Inheritance and the Specialization Hierarchy (2:14 min.)
- Video: Module 5 – Selecting Primary Keys (7:29 min.)
- PowerPoint: Module 5 Review charts
Your research paper, based on the topic you selected in week 3, is due this week. Submit a research paper regarding an aspect of data management. Use this website (Links to an external site.) to help with APA formatting. Here is a sample paper in APA format (Links to an external site.).
The paper must concentrate on a topic chosen in week 3. The textbook must be used as one of the minimum three references for the paper. APA 6.0 format should be followed in regard to the completion of this paper. That means there must be a title page and a separate reference page. The paper must be double spaced using Times New Roman 12 pt. font. Not counting the title and reference pages, the body of the research paper should be 6 pages. A minimum of three references should be cited in the body of the paper and shown on the reference page.
Submit your paper in MS Word format via the assignment link.