Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 4

TMX1010 End User Computing

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, UNIMAS

COURSE TITLE

END USER COMPUTING (Pengkomputeran Pengguna Akhir)

COURSE CODE

TMX1010

CREDIT

0

PREREQUISITE/S

N/A

SYNOPSIS

This introductory course nurtures understanding via hands-on learning on how information technology can be used to increase productivity. A variety of popular and commonly used software packages are used during the practical work; including document preparation, spreadsheets, databases, graphics, electronic mail and groupware software. Students are also taught the proper usage of common computer hardware.

(Kursus pengenalan ini merangkumi pemahaman melalui pembelajaran secara praktikal tentang bagaimana teknologi maklumat boleh meningkatkan produktiviti. Pelbagai penggunaan pakej perisian digunakan semasa kerja praktikal di antaranya ialah persediaan dokumentasi, lembaran kerja, pangkalan data, grafik, mel elektronik dan perisian groupware. Pelajar juga didedahkan dengan penggunaan perkakasan asas komputer.)

LEARNING

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

OUTCOMES

o

Apply basic information technology knowledge. [C3, LL]

o

Explain the common hardware and software packages in preparing their coursework reports and presentations. [P2, CS, TS]

o

Discuss several Information Technology latest updates. [A2, CS, LL]

o

Work in a group in demonstrating the applications of multimedia presentations tools. [C3, CS, CT, TS]

TMX1010 End User Computing

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, UNIMAS

STUDENT

Guided LHs

Self LHs

LEARNING

Lectures Laboratories/Practical Student-Centered Learning Continuous Assessment Final Examination Sub-Total Total

18

18

HOURS

5

5

1

2

1

2

2

4

27

31

58 Hours

LEARNING

Guided LHs

UNITS

1. Computer & Digital Basics

2

- Digital devices

- Digital data representation

- Digital processing

2. Computer Hardware

3

- Computer basics

- Memory utility and microprocessor

 

- Storage devices

- Input & Output

- Security involving hardware utilities

 

3. Computer Software

3

- Software fundamentals and applications

- Buying and installing softwares

- Security for softwares

4. Operating Systems and File Management

3

- Basic of operating systems

- File management

- Security in backup system

5. The Internet

3

- Definition of Internet

- Internet technology, services and security

 

- History of Internet

- Internet connection setup

6. The Web & Email

3

- Web technology

- Search engines

- E-commerce, E-mail and security

TMX1010 End User Computing

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, UNIMAS

7. Digital Media

3

- Digital Sound

- Graphics editing tools and technology

8. Databases

3

- Database, data and information

- The hierarchy of data

- Maintaining data

- File Processing versus Databases

- Database Management Systems

- Relational, Object-Oriented and Multidimensional Databases

- Web Databases

- Data fundamental in organization

9. Computer Programming

3

- Basic programming languages

- Procedural programming

- Object-Oriented programming

10. Convergence Technology

2

- Tomorrow's hardware: Smaller, Faster, Cheaper and Connected

- Moore's Law and Metcalfe's Law

- Ubiquitous Computing

- The Computer versus the Human Brain

- Pattern Recognition

- Virtual Reality

- Intelligent Agents

- Translation Technology

- Genetic Algorithms

- Strong Artificial Intelligent

- Robots

Total

28

TMX1010 End User Computing

Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, UNIMAS

ASSESSMENT

Projects Final Examination Total

50

50

100 %

%

%

REFERENCES

1.

Parsons, J., Oja, D. (2012). New Perspectives in Computer Concepts 2012, Comprehensive. International Edition: Course Technology.

2.

Shelly, G.B., Cashman, T.J., & Vermaat, M.E. (2010). Discovering Computers 2010: Living in a Digital World - Fundamentals. 6th edition. USA: Course Technology Press.

3.

Coyle, D. M. (2008). Computers are your future, 10th edition. New Jersey: Pearson Prentice Hall.

4.

Norton, Peter. (2001). Peter Norton's Introduction to Computers, 4th edition.USA: Glencoe McGraw-Hill.

Last updated: July 27, 2011, Wed, 3:57 PM