CS101: Introduction to Computers and Computing
CS101: Introduction to Computers and Computing
Lecture Assignment Suggestions:
  • Assignments listed on this web page for a particular lecture should be completed prior to the lecture to help comprehend the lecture as presented in class.
  • Five hours per week outside of class is expected to be spent studying CS101 material.
  • It is highly recommended you printout the PowerPoint presentation for each lecture at 6 slides per page so you can take notes on the printout.  If you do not have Microsoft Office download and install the free LibreOffice to view lecture PowerPoint presentations or use Google Apps via your SSU login.  You can also use the 24 hour lab or library computers to printout lecture PowerPoint presentations

Lecture 8/20/19
Assignments to complete prior to Introduction To CS101 Lecture =
• Make sure properly enrolled in CS101.

Tasks to take place during lecture =
I will explain how to obtain needed class materials.
• Watch In Class Video about educational system

Lecture 8/27/19

Test iClicker.

Unconscious Bias / Implicit Bias Lecture links.

Lecture 9/3/19

Turn in Unconscious Bias / Implicit Bias Research Form (Due at beginning of class.)

Learn How to Use iClicker and Register iClicker. Use iClicker in class.

Discuss how to prepare for First Lecture Exam

Lecture 9/10/19

Check iClicker results in class.

SIMnet Introduction (just demo.  You will register into SIMnet during your second lab meeting)

Learn how to access textbook "Computer Essentials 2019" in SIMnet.

Assignments to complete prior to Security Lecture 1 =
• Look over information pertaining to securing Macintosh and Windows computers.

The First Lecture Exam will cover the reading and the material presented in class during the 'Introduction to CS101 Lecture' regarding the syllabus (which will cover the 'Grading Polices' and 'Needed Course Materials' web pages on CS101 web site) and the information presented about the educational system and how it does NOT always do a good job of helping people find their correct field of study. The First Lecture Exam will also cover the reading and information presented in class during the 'Unconscious Bias / Implicit Bias Lecture'. The First Lecture Exam will be a Multiple-Choice and True/False exam and will be administered during your second lab meeting.

Lecture 9/17/19

Assignments to complete prior to finishing Security Lecture 2 =
• Look over
PowerPoint More Security Information you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Assignments to complete prior to Three Concepts Lecture =
• Look over PowerPoint Three Important Concepts you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Your second set of exams will be administered during your fourth lab meeting. The exams given will be as follows:

The Second Lecture Exam will cover the reading and the material presented in class for the, Security Lecture 1, and Security Lecture 2, and Three Concepts Lecture.

During your fourth lab meeting you will also be taking up to two Office exams in SIMnet. The two office exams (the Word Chapter 5 Exam and the Essential Skills for Office 2016 Exam) are based on the training available in SIMnet you can learn how to access the training by following the links below:

Overview - Chapter 1 - Essential Skills for Office 2016 (This exam can be completed outside of lab prior to your fourth lab meeting.)
Word - Chapter 5 - Working with Reports, References, and Mailings

Lecture 9/24/19

Assignments to complete prior to finishing Security Lecture 2 =
• Look over
PowerPoint More Security Information you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Assignments to complete prior to Three Concepts Lecture =
• Look over PowerPoint Three Important Concepts you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Lecture 9/24/19

Assignments to complete prior to Learning Binary Lecture =

• Printout PowerPoint Learning Binary you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Assignments to complete prior to More Binary Lecture =

• Read in textbook Computer Essentials 2019 in SIMnet the following topics in Chapter 5:
-The System Unit #12 Electronic Data and Instructions
• Printout PowerPoint More Binary you can print out at 6 slides to a page.

Your second set of exams will be administered during your fourth lab meeting. The exams given will be as follows:

The Second Lecture Exam will cover the reading and the material presented in class for the, Security Lecture 1, and Security Lecture 2, and Three Concepts Lecture.

During your fourth lab meeting you will also be taking up to two Office exams in SIMnet. The two office exams (the Word Chapter 5 Exam and the Essential Skills for Office 2016 Exam) are based on the training available in SIMnet you can learn how to access the training by following the links below:

Overview - Chapter 1 - Essential Skills for Office 2016 (This exam can be completed outside of lab prior to your fourth lab meeting.)
Word - Chapter 5 - Working with Reports, References, and Mailings

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