CS100 Foundations of Computer Science & Information Assurance
TR 10:50:03 - 12:04:57 in U295
This survey of computing and information assurance fundamentals is required for computer science and information assurance majors. The course focuses on learning to use key concepts and terminology in information technology, computer science, networking, and information security. Discussions regarding computing ethics, safety, and professionalism are included throughout. Prerequisites: By permission only for non-computer science and non-CSIA majors.
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Course description -- detailed assignments, grading, standards, requirements, policies,
rewards, penalties, and also the Secret of Life, the Universe and Everything.
Syllabus/schedule -- PDF file with day-by-day listing of every
required reading, quiz, exam, and deadline.
Review Questions -- PDF file with questions to encourage review for students taking the CS100 Waiver Exams.
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia -- free, valuable, constantly upated.
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GENERAL GUIDANCE FOR STUDENTS
For additional useful tips and tricks, click on the Methods link: see
Corrected Errors -- checklist for avoid grammatical and usage errors in your technical writing
Writing -- advice on style and methods in preparing term papers including notes on using references
SQ3R -- Survey/Question/Read/Recite/Review -- effective studying
Tips for Using Word 2007 -- Using Word 2007 or Word 2010 effectively, including especially using heading styles, generating table of contents automatically, using the reference database, inserting footnotes and references, and generating list of Works Cited automatically.
SOME ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
From Matt Davis at Computer Science Online:
* Becoming a Programmer - Resources and Advice to a Successful Career: http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/c-sharp/
* Learning Java: Online Computer Science Opportunities:http://www.computerscienceonline.org/cutting-edge/java/
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