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Blancia College Foundation Inc.

Mabini St., Molave ZDS


COLLEGE OF COMPUTER STUDIES
FIRST SEMESTER SCHOOL YEAR 2015-2016
SYLLABUS IN CS 101
Introduction to Computing

Vision: BCFI envisions to produce graduates who are academically excellent and who are service oriented imbued with the wholesome attitude for global competence and
responsive to the challenges of the ever changing environment and society.
Mission: In the vision student formation, BCFI commits itself to:
1. Providing students with basic and functional knowledge in the elementary, secondary, tertiary and post graduate education for professional growth and
development;
2. Providing opportunities for engaged leadership by establishing collaborative community endeavors for development;
3. Honing students knowledge and skills at par with the global standards and the attitudes of thinking globally but acting local and;
4. Inspiring values of nurturing the environment by exposure to work opportunities on community environmental issues and concerns.
Goals:
1.
2.
3.
4.

To discover, develop, enhance and execute skills of the students to equip and prepare them for life long learning.
To enhance opportunities for the faculty and staff to develop their competence, skill and research for effective delivery of services.
To strengthen the administrations leadership skills and empower its workplace to cater the needs and challenges of the organization.
To create an avenue for learning through curricular development, information and communication technology, research at par with global standards.
5. To engage every member of the organization in the implementation of its community service program anchored on BCFians core values.

Course Number:
Course Title:
Course Credit:
Pre-requisite/s:
Instructor:
E-mail:

CS 101
Introduction to Computing
Three Units (3 hours per week)
none
MR. NIO JAY FLORES MATA
jayermate2012@yahoo.com.ph

Program objectives and its relationship to college goals:


PROGRAM OBJECTIVES (PO)
A Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSCS) are expected to become
(a) Competent
(b) Innovative
(c) socially and ethically responsible professionals engaged in life-long learning endeavors
(d) They are capable of contributing to the regions development goals.

GOALS
c

Course Description:

This knowledge area is intended to be at the introductory level in a curriculum and to provide foundation skills for subsequent courses. It provides an
overview of the discipline of CS, describes how it relates to other computing disciplines, and begins to instil CS mindset. The goal is to help students understand
the diverse contexts in which CS is used and the challenges inherent in the diffusion of innovative technology.
Course Goals:
This course aims to know the fundamentals in Computer Science and Information Technology; learn the basic parts of computer, the computer system,
the number system, the computer network and the basic internet process.

Course Learning Outcomes and its Relationships to Program Educational Objectives


Course Learning Outcomes
At the end of the semester, the students are able to:
1. Comprehend the importance of computer literacy.

Program Objectives
a
b
c
d

2. Identify and utilize information and computer system components and peripherals

3. Explain how and why complexity occurs in CS.

4. Describe how computers have change the way society interacts with business, government, education, and other aspects of
our life.
5. Explain why life-long learning and continued professional development is critical for CS professional.

6. Explain why adaptability and interpersonal development skills are important to CS professional.

7. Explain the difference between a concept and the possible representations of that concept: the relationship between data

and information.
8. Develop a basic understanding of computer hardware and software

9. Illustrate the use of information and communication technologies to solve problems as CS professional.

10. Demonstrate ability to use networks, world-wide web, and other communication tools in a variety of settings.

11. Explain how organizational context is influenced by and impacts the development and deployment of CS system.

Course Content

Program
Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Time
Allotmen
t

Learning Content

Learning
Outcome
Category
(Remember,
Understand,
Apply, Analyze,
Evaluate,
Create, Perform,
Value)

Teaching Learning
Approaches

Assessment
Tool

Prelim
BCFI Vision, Mission, Goals , Objectives, Classroom Policies, Course Requirements, Grading System
(CS01Knowledge for
Solving
Computing
Problems)

At the end of the


semester, the students
will be able to;

Explain and Memorize


the Colleges Vision,
Mission, Goals and
Objectives, classroom
policies, course overview,
requirements and grading
system.

Introduction

Vision
Mission
Goals
Objectives of the college,
Classroom Policies, Scope of
the course, Course
requirements and grading
system.
Introduction to Information Technology
3 hours

Understanding
Remembering

Individual participation
in class discussion

Oral
Recitation

Apply
Identify and Describe
knowledge of
the basic terminology
computing
in CS and its uses to
fundamentals,
the society
knowledge of a Explain the
computing
relationship between
specialization
CS and related
and
informing discipline
mathematics, Outline the history of
science.
computing technology
Apply the
domain
knowledge
appropriate for
the computing
specialization

to the
abstraction and
conceptualizati
on of
computing
models from
defined
problems and
requirements

17 hours

Basic Terminology
Data
Information
Technology
Definition of CS
Computer Science
Information Technology
Information Age
Industrial Age
Information Systems

Understanding
Remembering

Analyzing

Understanding

History of Computers

Discuss how CS has


changed various
application domains
and its impact to the
globalization of world
economy, culture,
political systems,
health, security,
warfare, etc.
Paraphrase and
Identify the different
types of computer, its
functions and
characteristics
Contrast the types of
computer system and
explain each role to
perform

Uses of Information
Technology

Basic of Computer System


Types of Computer
Personal
Computer
Minicomputer
Mainframe
Computer
Super Computer
Parts of Computer
System
Hardware (The

Understanding

Individual participation
in class discussion
using a rubric to

assess the quality of


participation.

Group Presentation
Role Playing
Discussion

Quiz
Oral
Recitation
Role Play

Level of understanding
will be measured
through: quizzes and
oral recitation.
.

Understanding
Analyzing
Analyzing
Understanding

Acquaint to the
components of the
system unit; explain how
memory stores data,
instructions, and
information; and how the
system unit executes an
instruction

Describe how program


instructions are
executed by the
computer
Recognize the different
types of number
systems as they relate
to computers.
Convert values from
decimal, binary, octal,
hexadecimal, and
binary-coded decimal
number
Identify types and
characteristics of
various peripherals,
including storage and
I/O

Midterm
17hrs

Computer)
Software
(Programs)
Data
(Information)
User (People)

How Computer system works

Computer Configuration
and Classification

Central Processing Unit

Number System
Binary
Octal
Decimal
Hexadecimal
Computer Basic Operation
Input
Process
Storage
Output
Control
Hardware Devices
Input
Output
The Processor
Types of storage

Review and
Feedback on
prelim exam

Remembering
Understanding

Preliminary
Examination

Level of understanding

will be measured
through: quizzes, and
individual oral recitation.

Understanding Level of understanding


will be measured
through: quizzes, and
board work
.
Remembering
Individual participation in
class discussion using
a rubric to assess the
Applying
quality of participation.

Remembering

Understanding

Prelim Exam
Score

Level of
understanding will be
measured through:
quizzes, and
individual oral
recitation.

Quiz
Oral
Recitation

Board work

Quiz
5

o
o

Explain how the CPU


uses the steps of a
machine cycle to
process data
Cite an example of the
different hardware
devices

Primary
Secondary

Storage Capacity

Oral
Recitation

Remembering

Hierarchy of Data

Review and
Feedback on
midterm exam

Midterm Examination

Midterm
Exam Score

Identify the
components of the
central processing unit
and how they work
together and interact
with memory
Describe and
differentiate the types
of memory
List the measures of
computer processing
speed and explain the
approaches that
increase speed

Semi - FINALS
Identify the origin of
networking
Define computer
networks and
describe their
purpose
Explain network design

17hrs

Computer Network
LAN
MAN
WAN
Topologies

Level of
understanding will be
measured through:
quizzes, and
individual oral
recitation.

Quiz

Oral
Recitation

Role Play

Group Presentation
6

Transmission Media

and describe the


various network
topologies
Describe network
media and data
transmissions
Describe how the
Internet is changing
the world.
Demonstrate the
ability to use the
World Wide Web.
Demonstrate the
ability to download a
variety of resources
from the internet.
Identify the
components of a
Web address
Explain the purpose of
a Web browser.
Understand and apply
Internet Etiquette

Cyberspace
The Internet
World-Wide Web

Role Playing
Discussion
Brainstorming
Internet Surfing

Manuscrip
t

Browsers & Search Engines


Other Internet Services
Netiquette

Assessment:
Varied evaluation strategies will be utilized to document learning achieved in this course. One hundred per cent (100%) is the highest point one can earn
based on the following Parameters:
Quizzes/ Class Participation
Assignment/Attendance/Projects
Major Examination

TOTAL

40%
20%
40%
100%
7

1.00
1.25
1.50
1.75
2.00
2.25
2.50
2.75
3.00
4.00
5.00
DR

Excellent

Very Good
Good
Passed
Incomplete
Failed
Dropped

%age
Equivalent
100
99
98
97
96
95
94
93
92
91

Quartile
Grade
1.0000
1.0625
1.1250
1.1875
1.2500
1.3333
1.4166
1.5000
1.5832
1.6665

Final
Grade
Entry
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.00
1.25
1.25
1.25
1.50
1.50
1.50

%age
Equivalent
90
89
88
87
86
85
84
83
82
81

Quartile
Grade

Final
Grade
Entry

%age
Equivalent

1.7500
1.8331
1.9164
2.0000
2.0830
2.1663
2.2500
2.3329
2.4162
2.5000

1.75
1.75
1.75
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.25
2.25
2.25
2.50

80
79
78
77
76
75
74
73
Incomplete
Failed

Quartile
Grade
2.5828
2.6661
2.7500
2.8327
2.9160
3.0000
3.0826
3.1659

Final
Grade
Entry
2.5
2.5
2.75
2.75
2.75
3.00
3.00
3.00
4.00
5.00

Grades will be
allocated
based on the
percentage
earned:

Schedule of Examination:
Prelim
Midterm
Final

July 15 & 16, 2015


August 26 & 27, 2015
October 7 & 8, 2015
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Classes End

October 9, 2015

Rubrics
o Oral Recitation

Category
Organization
Content

Presentation

Score

Introduction is attention-getting, lays out the problem well, and establishes


a framework for the rest of the presentation.
Presentation contains accurate information.
There is an obvious conclusion summarizing the presentation.
Speaker maintains good eye contact with the audience and is appropriately
animated (e.g., gestures, moving around, etc.).
Speaker uses a clear, audible voice.
Delivery is poised, controlled, and smooth.
Good language skills and pronunciation are used.
Length of presentation is within the assigned time limits.
Information was well communicated.
Total Points

Score

5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
5
60

Role Play
Criteria

Understandi
ng of Topic

Cooperation

weight

Scoring Criteria
The type of presentation is appropriate for the topic and audience.
Information is presented in a logical sequence.

Total
Points
5
5

40
%

30
%

Exceptional
4

Admirable
3

Acceptable
2

Attempted
1

Factual information is
accurate
Indicates a clear
understanding of
topic

Factual information is
mostly accurate
Good understanding
of topic

Factual information is
somewhat accurate
Fair understanding of
topic

Information is
inaccurate
Presentation is off
topic

Accepts ideas of
others; able to
compromise
All members
contribute

Accepts most ideas


without negative
comments; able to
compromise
Some members
contribute

Unwilling to
compromise
Few members
contribute

Group does not work


together
One person does all
the work

Presentatio
n

30
%

Shows confidence
Informative
Entertaining; engages
audience
Speaks loudly and
clearly
Appropriate use of
body language

Shows some
confidence
Presents some
information
Engages audience
Can be heard
Some use of body
language

Unsure of
responsibility
Somewhat informative
Engages audience
intermittently
Hard to hear
Some movement

Portrayal stalls
Lacks information
Audience bored
Mumbles
Body language is
lacking; inappropriate

Other concerns

Course Requirements:
Projects and assignments must be submitted on time
Assignment/project submitted late will be subjected to a deduction of 0.5% per day of delay including weekend
Instructors reserved the right to return projects that do not meet the standards expected from a student
Hard copy of documents required will be stapled together with a font size of 12, font style of Arial, margins at 1 inch in all sides using a
8.5 inches by 11 inches (known as short bond paper). The front page should have only the following: JH CERILLES STATE COLLEGE,
School of Engineering & Technology, Mati, San Miguel, Zamboangadel Sur, Subject Code, Subject Descriptive Title, School Year and
your full name with a font size of 16.
Class Attendance
Students attendance is absolutely required.
All class sessions will follow the correct number of hours and minutes.

Class Policy:
Attendance will be checked by the board works/quizzes/activities/oral recitation during the session.
We are going to base our official time on the clock at the guard house. But in any case it is broken, we are going to use the clock on the SET
Office.
We will be strictly adhering to attendance policies.
Should you miss any session, be responsible for what was discussed.
Should you miss any graded activity, this will have an impact to your assessment. Request to your instructor for make-up activities.
Follow consultation hours.
Let us treat each other with mutual respect.

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References:

Albano, G. (2003). Introduction to Computer Technology.Manila. Trinitas Publication Inc.


Shelly, G. (2012). Discovering computers: Your Interactive to the Digital World. Australia: Course Technology
George, J. (2004). Computers in Society: privacy, ethics, and the Internet. Singapore: Pearson, Prentice-Hall
William, B. ((1999). Using Information Technology: A Practical Introduction to Computer & Communication. Boston: McGraw-Hill
Soriano, M. (2010).Computer Fundamentals: Manila: Books Atbp

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Prepared by:

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___________

Student

Faculty

Recommending Approval

______________________________

Approved By:

__________________________

Dean, College of Teacher Education Vice President for Academic Affairs

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