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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing

Lecture Unit: 2

AMA COMPUTER UNIVERSITY VISION The AMA Computer University will be the leader and dominant provider of relevant globally recognized information-based education and related services in the global market. AMA COMPUTER UNIVERSITY MISSION
The AMA Computer University shall provide a holistic, relevant, quality and globally recognized IT-based education in all levels and disciplines with the objective of producing professionals and leaders responsive needs of science and the international community cognizant of the welfare and benefits of its men and women thereby realizing their potential as productive members of society for the honor and glory of GOD ALMIGHTY.

COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES VISION


The AMA Computer University, College of computer studies is a national center for excellence in Information Technology Education recognized nationally as well as internationally for its globally competitive graduates and accessible academic and career-related programs, as well as for providing responsive and innovative opportunities that empowers students to realize their full potential.

COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES MISSION


The AMA Computer University, College of computer studies aims to provide the most recent, comprehensive and client-centered environment for the teaching and learning of Information Technology Education Programs and related professional values and also strives to set directions for professional careers or advanced studies in Information Technology Education.
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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


1.0 Course Description

Lecture Unit: 2

This course provides an introduction to some of the most important features of present day computer systems. You will learn how computers work and how they are used to solve problems. In order to concentrate your studies on one particular type of computer system, a Microsoft Windows-based personal computer is used as the primary example. 2.0 Course Objectives The purpose of the course is for students to: 1. Learn the fundamentals of using and maintaining computer systems in an Internet. 2. Learn the basic components and functions of a computer and network. 3. Become familiar with procedures and software tools for system operation and, 4. Gain exposure to future trends.

3.0 Course Requirement: None

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

This is a controlled document. Revision of this document should undergo the standard procedure. The original copy of this document is located at the office of the College Dean. The user should secure the latest revision of this document from the Deans office.

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


4.0 Grading System Lecture Average Quizzes Class Standing Major Examination

Lecture Unit: 2

PRELIM MIDTERM FINALS 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 100% x 60% 60% 100% x 60% 60% 100% x 60% 60%

Laboratory Average MPs Class Standing Major Examination

PRELIM MIDTERM FINALS 40% 40% 40% 10% 10% 10% 50% 50% 50% 100% x 40% 40% 100% x 40% 40% 100% x 40% 40%
Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


100% 100%

Lecture Unit: 2

100%

FINAL GRADE = 30% Prelim Grade + 30% Midterm Grade + 40% Final Grade 5.0 Course Content Topics PRELIM PERIOD Specific Objectives Strategies Evaluation Tools

Time Frame (No. of Sessions)

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions) Topics
I. Computer System 1.1 Basic Computer Model 1.2 User Interfaces 1.2.1 Tutorials and Reference Manuals 1.2 2 Human Computer Interaction 1.3 File Systems 1.3.1 Files, Folders and Shortcuts 1.3.2 The Recycle Bin 1.4 The Internet 1.4.1 Lab: Searching a Database 1.4.2 MIME Types 1.4.3 Newsgroups 1.4.4 Other Internet Technologies 1.5 Data and Information 1.5.1 Measures of Bytes 1.5.2 Numbering System

Lecture Unit: 2

Specific Objectives

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

To give students better understanding about the basic computer system. To deepen the understanding of different internet technologies. In this section students are expected to have a good background on the number systems.

Lecture, Discussion, Recitation, Seatwork

Graded Recitation, Boardwork

1.0

QUIZ #1

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions) Topics
II. Hardware System 2.1 System Architecture 2.1.1 Processor Performance 2.1.2 Lab: Benchmarking 2.1.3 Ports and Buses 2.2 Storage Devices 2.2.1 File Allocation Table 2.2.2 Disk Controller Interfaces 2.2.3 Mass Storage 2.3 Configuring a Computer System 2.3.1 Comparing storage devices 2.3.2 Printers 2.3.3 Lab: Online Configuration 2.3.4 Lab: Researching a Computer System 2.4 The Computing Industry 2.4.1 Moores Law 2.4.2 Innovation and Competition 2.4.3 Industry Standard

Lecture Unit: 2

Specific Objectives Majority of the class should know the concept system architecture and different storage devices, their differences and capacities. The class in this part will be provided with additional knowledge on how to configure a computer system. At the end of the term, the students must be able to understand the Moores Law.

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

Lecture, Discussion

Graded, Recitation

1.0 1.5
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QUIZ #2 PRELIM EXAM

DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions)

Lecture Unit: 2

Topics
MIDTERM PERIOD III. Software Systems 3.1 Software Basics 3.2 Operating Systems and Application 3.2.1 Lab: DOS Commands 3.2.2 Lab: Macros 3.2.3 Embedding Application Objects 3.3 Batch Script Files 3.3.1 Advanced Command-Line functions 3.3.2 Batch File Commands 3.3.3 Lab: Creating a Batch File 3.4 Databases 3.4.1 Lab: Searching the Library of Congress 3.5 Software Engineering 3.5.1 Issues in Large Scale software development 3.5.2 Open Source Model 3.5.3 Tools for Software Creation and Management

Specific Objectives

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

In this chapter the class is given an indepth knowledge about software systems and databases. At the end of this topic, the students must be able to understand the concept of software engineering and its tools.

Lecture, Discussion, Recitation

Graded Recitation

1.0
Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

QUIZ #3

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions) Topics
IV. Operating System 4.1 Structure 4.1.1 Layers of Software 4.1.2 The BIOS: Life at the Bottom 4.1.3 Process Control 4.1.4 Lab: The Task Manager 4.2 Device Management and Configuration 4.2.1 Interrupt handling 4.2.2 Hardware Attribute 4 2.3 Configuration 4.2.4 Lab: Device Management 4.3 Resource Sharing 4.3.1 Virtual Memory 4.3.2 File and Printing Sharing

Lecture Unit: 2

Specific Objectives

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

At the end of the class the students should be able to understand the structure of an Operating System, what is device management and the idea of resource sharing.

Lecture, Discussion, Recitation

Graded Recitation

1.0 1.5

QUIZ #4 MIDTERM EXAM

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions)

Lecture Unit: 2

Topics
FINAL PERIOD V. Computer Maintenance 5.1 Data Integrity 5.1.1 Preventive Maintenance 5.2 Risk management 5.2.1 Firewalls 5.2.2 Encryption Basics 5.2.3 Advanced Encryption techniques 5.2.4 Encryption Application 5.3 Maximizing Computer Performance 5.3.1 Throughput and Latency 5.3.2 Bottlenecks

Specific Objectives

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

In this section, different ways on how to maintain the computer is tackled to help students and be able to apply its importance.

Lecture, Discussion, Recitation

Graded Recitation

1.0

QUIZ #5

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

This is a controlled document. Revision of this document should undergo the standard procedure. The original copy of this document is located at the office of the College Dean. The user should secure the latest revision of this document from the Deans office.

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


Time Frame (No. of Sessions) Topics
VI. Network System 6.1 Local and Wide Area Network 6.2 Communication Strategies 6.2.1 Client Server framework 6.2.2 Peer-to-Peer Networking 6.3 Data Transfer technologies 6.4 Internet Architecture 6.4.1 Routers and TCP/IP 6.4.2 Domain Name Service 6.4.3 Connectivity 6.4.4 Internet Service Provider

Lecture Unit: 2

Specific Objectives This chapter will develop the students understanding on network system. The students will be equipped with basic information about Internet Architecture.

Strategies

Evaluation Tools

2.0

Lecture, Discussion, Recitation

Graded Recitation

1.0 1.5

QUIZ #6 FINAL EXAM

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

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Course Code: CSCI01

Document Code: RF-CCS-006 Revision No: 01 Effectivity Date: 1st Tri , SY 2010 2011 Laboratory: 1

COURSE SYLLABUS
COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES

Prerequisite: None Issue No. 01

Course Title: Introduction to Computing


6.0 Text book

Lecture Unit: 2

6.1. Parsons, June Jamrich, and Oja, Dan, and Parsons, Dan Oja June Jamrich. (2000). New Perspectives on Computer Concepts (Comprehensive) 4th Edition. United States of America: Course Technology Ptr. 7.0 References 7.1. 8.0 Suggested Reading 8.1.

Prepared by: PROF. PAUL MARK D. CASTILLO Subject Coordinator

Reviewed by: PROF. SALVACION MATA-DOMINGO Program Head

Approved by: DR. RICHARD MORRIS A. SANTOS Dean

This is a controlled document. Revision of this document should undergo the standard procedure. The original copy of this document is located at the office of the College Dean. The user should secure the latest revision of this document from the Deans office.

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