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Introduction to Computer

  • Course Code :
    CSC 101
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    University Requirments

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Area of Study :

Introduction to information technology: an introduction to digital world –The internet and the world wide Web: exploring Cyberspace –Software: tools for productivity and creativity –Hardware: CPU and storage system –Input and Output: taking charge of computing and communications –Communication, networks –Personal technology –Databases and information systems: digital engines for today's economy –Challenges of the digital age: society and information technology –System analysis and programming: software development, programming and languages. Course Goals: • Introduce to the world of computers and internet. • Allow students to appreciate the importance of the field and its modern day challenges. • Acquire working information about the computer and internet. • Understand the importance of technology in building up economies. • Assess the challenges facing the world in the digital age.

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Introduction to Computer

Introduction to information technology: an introduction to digital world –The internet and the world wide Web: exploring Cyberspace –Software: tools for productivity and creativity –Hardware: CPU and storage system –Input and Output: taking charge of computing and communications –Communication, networks –Personal technology –Databases and information systems: digital engines for today's economy –Chalenges of the digital age: society and information technology –System analysis and programming: software development, programming and languages.

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define computer literacy and understand its importance in contemporary society.
2- Identify, describe, and use various Internet technologies.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze the uses of various types of computer software.
2- Criticize basic computer maintenance, troubleshooting, and upgrading.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use multimedia to enhance the way a computer presents information.
2- Employ the functions of various computer hardware components.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Evaluate the importance of computer and Internet security.
2- Explain networking concepts to set up and maintain a basic home network.

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
An introduction to digital world 2 1
Challenges of the digital age: society and information technology 2 1
System analysis and programming: software development, programming and languages 2 1
Final Exam 1
The internet and the world wide Web: exploring Cyberspace 2 1
Software: Tools for productivity and creativity 4 2
Hardware: CPU and storage system 2 1
Input and Output: taking charge of computing and communications 4 2
Midterm Exam 1
Communication, networks 2 1
Personal technology 2 1
Databases and information systems: digital engines for today's economy 4 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures
Demonstration videos
Group discussion
Research Paper

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
Discovering Computers - Fundamentals Gary B. Shelly Cengage
Using Information Technology Williams McGraw hill

Recommended books :

June Jamrich Parsons and Dan Oja, New Perspectives on Computer Concepts 2013: Introductory (15th Ed.), New Perspectives, 2012.

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