Final exam (lab and class finals): Tue, Apr 22, 9am-noon, E646, E640,
Final Class exam topics: [txt]
Three 50 min lectures are scheduled each week for this course. The classes are held in TH201, at the following times:
|Mon, Wed, Fri||9:00-9:50||TH201|
Office hours for your instructor are posted here.
This course has an important lab component. Lab schedules are posted on WebCT.
Details about textbook, grading and what is expected from you in this class are described in the course outline available here .
The following process applies only to class assignments and midterm. Note that final grade appeals must be submitted oficially, using the guidelines in your calendar.
If you disagree with your mark, please fill out this form. Attach the form to your assignment/midterm and hand them in to your instructor during the office hours or in class no later than one week after the marked assignment is returned. Your entire assignment will then be re-marked and, as a result, your mark may go up or down, or remain unchanged.
Date: Wed. Feb. 27 (usual lecture time and
The dates for class assignments are given below. Every class assignment will be announced in class and on the mailing list. Make sure you read your e-mail regularly. The class assignments are delivered via WebCT.
|No.||Date handed out||Date due||Solution|
|1||Jan 28||Feb 4, 10:00 PM||[txt]||2||Mar 2||Mar 10, 10:00 PM||[txt]|
|3||Apr 2||Apr 9, 10:00 PM||[txt]|
The following schedule is tentative and subject to adjustment.
|Week||Dates||Topic & textbook chapters||Lecture Notes, Resources|
|2||J 7-11|| Terms of IT (Ch 1)
Human computer interaction (Ch.2)
Day 1-2 [notes]
Day 3 [notes] [slides]
|3||J 14-18|| Evolution of computers
Information representation (Ch.8)
Day 1: [slides] |
Day 2-3: [notes] [slides]
|4||J 21-25||Information representation
Day 1-2: [notes]
Day 3 (and next week - introduction to spreadsheets)
|5||J 28 - F 1|| Spreadsheets (c'ed)
Principles of computer operation (Ch.9)
|Read Ch. 9 in text|
|6||F 4-8|| Computer operation
|7||F 11-15||Networking (Ch.3, c'ed)|
|8||F 18-22||Reading week|
|9||F 25-29|| Midterm, (Wed) Feb 27 (Ch.1,2,3,8,9,14)
HTML, Designing Webpages (Ch.4)
|10||M 3-7|| Web 2.0
Searching information (Ch.5)
|11||M 10-14||Searching for information (Ch. 5)||
LOGO & Programming (10)
No classes Fri
|Notes Logo: [notes]|
|13||M 26-28|| No classes Mon
| (notes from Week 12) |
Examples in class: [logo]
|14||M 31 - A 4||Multimedia (Ch.11)|| Notes: [days 1-3] |
Slides: [day 1] [day 2] [day3]
Link to audio demonstrations: [url]
|15||A 7-11||Computers in society (Ch.12)||
Notes: [pdf] |
Slides: [day2] , [day3]
Updated Apr. 11, 2008.