CS 1
 
   
   
Rick Graziani, Cabrillo College
Instructor, Computer Science/Networking
Email: graziani@cabrillo.edu
 

 

Course Materials: CS 1 Introduction to Computers and Computer Technology

   
   
 
Note: These materials will be updated each week prior to class.
   
  Introduction
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Course Introduction TED: Filter Bubbles I
  Student Success Santa Cruz Temps: Fahrenheit Celsius  
       
       
  Introduction
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Introduction, History and Computer Basics Worksheet: Introduction  
  The Human Clock  
  You Tube: "Thriller"  
    Introducing the Microchip - Part 1  
    Introducing the Microchip - Part 2    
    Introducing the Microchip - Part 3    
       
    Inside your computer  
       
       
       
  Triumph of the Nerds    
  Part 1 Notes: Impressing their Friends    
  Part 2 Notes: Riding the Bear    
  Part 3 Notes: Great Artists Steal    
       
  Download: True Story of the Internet    
  Browser Wars    
  Search    
  Bubble    
  People Power    
       
       
  Data Storage
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Data Storage - Part 1 Worksheet: Data Storage - Part 1  
Data Storage - Part 2 Worksheet: Data Storage - Part 2  
     
  You Tube: New Math  
  You Tube: Table of Elements  
  You Tube: Introducing the Book  
  Data Manipulation
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Data Manipulation Worksheet: Data Manipulation  
       
    You Tube: CPU Overheat  
    You Tube: Hard disk drive working  
    You Tube: Hard drive recovery  
    You Tube: How SSD Works  
    You Tube: Intel Solid State Drives  
  Operating Systems
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Operating Systems You Tube: 3D operating system  
    You Tube: 3D computer interface    
    You Tube: Pattie Maes    
       
         
  Networking the Internet
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Networking the Internet - Part 1 You Tube: Internet Crash :-)  
  Networking the Internet - Part 2 You Tube: Computer Virus, Spyware  
    You Tube: Wireless and WPA  
    You Tube: Wireless Hacking  
       
    Worksheet: Networking Part 1  
    Worksheet: Networking Part 2  
    Worksheet: Networking Part 3  
       
    Interent Archive - The Wayback Machine  
    Human Computation
    The Computing Community Consortium (CCC)  
       
    Viruses, Worms and Trojans  
    How Viruses Work  
       
    You Tube: What is a Browswer  
    You Tube: How does Google Search Work?  
    TED: What Facebook and Google are hiding  
       
       
  Algorithms and Programming Languages
       
  PowerPoint Presentations Instructional Aids and Links  
  Algorithms and Programming You Tube: Game Addiction  
       
       
   

   

Course Syllabus: Spring 2014

Check often, information subject to change.
       

 

Week 1

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Jan 29 Course Introduction Update your email address: WebAdvisor None
       
  Student Success Adds: Need add code    
       
       
       
       

 

Week 2

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Feb 5 Introduction, History and Computer Basics   No homework assigned
        Next week: First assignment
  Triumph of the Nerds Part 1      
       
       
         
         

 

Week 3

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA
  Feb 12 Introduction.... continued   Digitial Logic and Binary Numbers
  Data Storage - Part 1     Due: Feb 19 or Feb 24
  Digital Logic and Binary Number System      
         
       
       

 

Week 4

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Feb 19 Reviewbinary/boolean Midterm Exam #1 - Mar 5 Binary Addition
  Other Number Systems     Due: Feb 26
  Binary Addition      
         
  Data Storage - Part 1      
         
  Triumph of the Nerds Part 2    
       

 

Week 5

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Feb 26 Review Binary Addition Midterm Exam #1 - Mar 5  
         
  Data Storage - Part 2      
       
  Triumph of the Nerds Part 3      
       
       

 

Week 6

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Mar 5 Midterm Exam #1    
         
         
         
       
         
       
       

 

Week 7

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Mar 12 Data Storage - Part 2 Midterm returned Hexadecimal Number Conversions
        Due: Mar 16
  WWW 25th Aniversary - HTTP-HTML presentation    
  Nerds 2.0.1 - Start at 18:30    
  Dom Joly - Sir Tim Berners-Lee    
  TED - Tim Berners-Lee" The next Web    
       

 

Week 8

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Mar 19 Data Storage - Part 2 (cont)    
         
       
       
       
       
       

 

Week 9

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Mar 26 Class canceled    
         
         
         
       

 

Week 10

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Apr 2 Spring Break - No Class    
       
       
       
       
       
       

 

Week 11

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Apr 9 Data Manipulation    
         
  Movie - Download: Browser Wars(1 of 4)    
       
     
       
       

 

Week 12

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Apr 16 Computer Networking - Part 1    
         
         
         
       
       
       

 

Week 13

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Apr 23 Midterm Exam #2    
  >> Data Storage Part 2      
  >> Data Manipulation      
  >> Binary Addition     :
  >> Hexadecimal - Binary - Decimal Conversions    
       
       

 

Week 14

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  Apr 30 Computer Networking - Part 2 FINAL EXAM will be May 14,  
    the last week of regular classes    
  Movie - Download: Search      
       
       
       
       

 

Week 15

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  May 7 Computer Networking FINAL EXAM will be May 14,  
    the last week of regular classes    
         
       

 

Week 16

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  May 14 FINAL EXAM    
  Networking Part 1    
  Networking Part 2      
  NEtworking Part 3      
  Video: Browswer Wars    
  Video: Search    
       
  No meeting next week    
       

 

Week 17

Lecture

Announcements

Homework/TBA

  May 19      
  Final Exam