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Introduction to Computer

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

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Analyze the requirements to understand different components in computer system and operations of the computer systems. Apply the basic elements of computer hardware and software and their roles in a computer system. Use modern techniques to use Internet and WWW for searching and browsing information. Compare, evaluate and select methodologies to solve the algorithmic problems using pseudo code and flow chart. Apply the basic concepts of computer language and different number systems

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Introduction to computer hardware, computer software and computer networks. Data internal representation in computer memory. Numbering systems. Problem solving techniques using Pseudocode (Structured English).

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic elements of
2- Understand how to use Internet and WWW for searching and browsing
3- Understand the basics of software development.
4- Describe the different components in computer system and operations of the computer systems.

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Design and represent an algorithmic solution for a given algorithmic problem
2- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the algorithmic approach for problem solving..
3- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of standard methods and approaches for problem solving

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Ability to develop and produce diversity of computer applications using Word processing, Spreadsheet, Database and PowerPoint Software tools..
2- Implement the algorithmic solution using C++ as a programming language
3- Realize the different techniques of problem solving such as Pseudo code and flow chart.
4- Acquire a set of fundamental research skills from different resources

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of using C++ in implementing various problem solutions in different application areas.
2- Apply communication skills in presentations and report writing using various methods and tools

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction To Computer and Information Technology & 2 2
Computer Hardware Components & The von Neumann Model 2 2
Computer Hardware Components 2 2
Computer Software 2 2
Computer Networks, Internet and WWW 2 2
Problem Solving Methodologies and Algorithmic Approach 2 2
Mid Term Exam 1
Problem Solving Methodologies and Algorithmic Approach 2 2
Pseudo Code (P1) 2 2
Pseudo Code (P2) 2 2
Pseudo Code (P3) 2 2
Numbering Systems 2 2
Final Exam 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lectures including discussion
Self-Study (Project / Reading Materials / Online Material / Presentations)
Problem Solving

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 20.00 6
Final Exam 40.00 14
Midterm Exam (s) 30.00 9
Others (Participation) 10.00

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Books:

Book Author Publisher
C++ for Everyone Cay S. Horstmann wiley
Cambridge IGCSE® Computer Science Coursebook Sarah Lawrey &  Donald Scott Cambridge University
E-Book of Introduction to Computer (BookShelf) Timothy J O'Leary Professor / John Dean Dr McGraw-Hill
E-Book of Introduction to Computer (Moodle) Timothy J O'Leary Professor / John Dean Dr McGraw-Hill
No Book no no
Problem Solving, Abstraction and Design Using C++ Frank L. Friedman Printice Hall
Using Information Technology Williams McGraw hill

Course notes :

Course Notes are available with all the slides used in lectures in electronic form on Learning Management System (Moodle)

Recommended books :

Zeltmann, Patt, Patel, Introduction to Computer Architecture and Programming, 2nd Edition, 2009. ISBN: 978-0072376838 Dean, Introduction to Programming with Java: A Problem Solving Approach, 2nd Edition, 2014. ISBN: 978-0073376066 Patt, Patel, Introduction to Computing Systems, 2nd Edition, 2004. ISBN: 978-0072467505 Brian K. Williams, Stacey Sawyer, Using Information Technology: a Practical Introduction to Computer & Communication, 11th Edition, McGraw Hill, 2013. ISBN: 978-0073516882

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