COMPSCI 111G An Introduction to Practical Computing

COMPSCI 111G | ARTS, EDUSW, LC | Semester One 2017, Semester Two 2017, Summer School 2018 | City Campus | 15 points

Description

A practical introduction to computing that will build your confidence and familiarity with computers.

Topics covered

  • Website design
  • An overview of computer hardware and operating systems
  • Effective use of common applications
  • Using the internet as a communication medium
  • Applying programming concepts

As part of your practical work, you will create web pages, and use a variety of home and office applications including word processing, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and databases.

Assessment

Ten lab assignments (20%)
Test (20%)
Examination (60%)

*To pass the course, you must pass both the practical (labs) and theoretical (test and exam) components.

Student feedback

"Thank you for an awesome semester... it was the most enjoyable course I enrolled in."

"This course has really let me explore many computer applications that I didn't even know existed."

"Overall, this paper is the best paper I've taken so far."

"I really appreciated the attitude of both the lecturer and the tutor. They were always pleasant to deal with and showed a great amount of interest and willingness to help. I would definitely recommend COMPSCI 111G as a paper to be taken!"

"I learnt a lot of things that I'll put on my CV and will definitely use in the future."

"It taught me really useful skills that I could use in my future studies."

"Good tutors, very helpful!! Excellent instructions on handouts. Had a great time during labs."

"It is simply fantastic. I enjoyed every aspect of this course."

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