A106: Introduction to Computing

Time Table

 

Week

Lesson

Date and Time

Topic and Remark

Week 1

Lecture 1

3 October 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Course Outline

Introduction

Understand Computers

Assignment 1 (Due on 12 October 2002)

Week 2

Lecture 2

12 October 2002 – Saturday

14:30 – 17:30 (Central)

Hardware

System Software and Software Development

Personal Productivity Software

Week 3

Lecture 3

 

17 October 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

More Application Software

Information Management and System Development

Week 4

Lecture 4

24 October 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Microsoft Word

Ÿ         Creating and Correcting a Document

Ÿ         Working with Selected Text

Ÿ         Enhancing a Document

Ÿ         Document Refinements

Ÿ         Printing, Using Writing Tools, and Working with Multiple Documents

Assignment 2 (Due on 31 October 2002)

Week 5

Lecture 5

31 October 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Microsoft Excel

Ÿ         Building a Worksheet

Ÿ         Modifying the Worksheet

Ÿ         Formatting a Worksheet

Ÿ         Using Formula

Assignment 3 (Due on 7 November 2002)

Week 6

Tutorial 1

7 November 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Practical Mid-term Examination

Week 7

Tutorial 2

14 November 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 11:00 (Central)

 

Mid-term Exam

14 November 2002 – Thursday

11:00 – 13:00 (Central)

 

Week 8

Lecture 6

21 November 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Computing Issues

Computer Impacts

Computers with Your Future

Week 9

Lecture 7

28 November 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Microsoft Word

Ÿ         Using Graphics

Ÿ         Lists, Tables, and Chart

Assignment 4 (Due on 5 December 2002)

Week 10

Lecture 8

5 December 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Microsoft Excel

Ÿ         Working with Multiple Spreadsheets

Ÿ         Using Charts and Graphics

Assignment 5 (Due on 12 December 2002)

Week 11

Lecture 9

12 December 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Data Communications

The Internet

Email

The World Wide Web

Week 12

Lecture 10

19 December 2002 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Using Newsgroup

Using Email

Web Hunting

Web Page Design

Assignment 6 (Due on 9 January 2002)

Week 13

 

 

Happy Christmas Holiday!

Week 14

 

Week 15

Tutorial 3

9 January 2003 – Thursday

10:00 – 13:00 (Central)

Practical Final Examination

Week 16

Final Exam

16 January 2003 – Thursday

10:00 – 12:00 (Central)