INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SYSTEMS

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INTRODUCTION TO
COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Course Code: ICS124
Instructor: Murray Saul
How to Contact Instructor
Room #:
Telephone #:
E-mail:
Website:
2170
(416) 491-5050 x 3749
[email protected]
cs.senecac.on.ca/~msaul
Lesson Agenda
• Introduction to Course
– Purpose
– Overview / Evaluation
– Class Standards
• Required Materials
• How to Obtain your Learn Account
Purpose of Course
• To provide practical computer concepts and
skills to assist students working in Seneca’s
computing environment
• To help “off-load” required computing skills
from IPC144
Course Overview
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Essentials for Programming
Getting Connected
Unix Commands
Buying or Upgrading Home Computer
Systems / Computer Architecture
• Data Representation
• Communicating on the World Wide Web
Evaluation
Two Midterm tests (20% each):
Assignments (3):
Assign 1
Assign 2
Assign 3
Exam (Comprehensive):
Total:
40%
5%
7.5%
7.5%
40%
100%
Evaluation
To obtain a credit in this subject you must
achieve the following:
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55% on the final exam
55% weighted average on the test & final exam
55% overall average
All assignments must be completed
Class Standards
(Refer to Handout)
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Evaluation
Attendance / Participation
Late Assignments
Missed Tests
Missed Final Exam
Things that Annoy Instructor
Cheating / Plagiarism
Required Materials
Computers (Brief Edition), by Larry Long
& Nancy Long. Publisher Prentice Hall;
ISBN 0-13-096254-6.
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