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ET1202 FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPUTER & INFORMATION SYSTEMS (Version 1.2)

School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering

Engineering @ SP

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Diploma in Engineering with Business
2012/2013 Sem 1 Module Name & Code: Fundamentals of Computer & Information Systems (ET1202) TEACHING SCHEDULE Week No. 1

LECTURE

Blended Tutorial and Lab
WS 1 WS 2 WS 3 WS 4 WS 5

Recommended Readings (Chap subsection)

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4 5 6 7 8-10 11 12 13

1. The era of the knowledge worker 2. Computer architecture & selection 3. Information System Input & Output 4. Networking and the World Wide Web 5. Database technology Make up / Revision Mid-Semester Test Week

1-1, 1-2, 6-1 1-5, 1-6, 4-2, 4-3 5-3, 5-4, 5-1, 5-2 6-1, 6-2, 6-3 8-2, 8-1

Lab Test 1 (All classes cancelled except GEMs)

3 weeks vacation break 6. Computing as the competitive WS 6 advantage 7. Software on computers 8. Software development concepts 9. The Internet and driven by IT 10. Emerging technologies 11. Information Security, ethics and privacy Case Study Discussions WS 12 WS 13 WS 14 WS 15 WS 16 Lab Test 2 (Demo on case study)

9-1, 9-2, 9-3 2-1, 2-2, 2-4 10-1, 10-2, 10-6 3-1, 6-4, 6-5 1-3, 1-4, 3-4, 8-3, 9-1

14 15 16

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18 Semestral Exam

Make up / Revision 2 weeks Semestral Examination

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ET1202 Fundamentals of Computer & Information Systems
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHmwZ96 _Gos

Introduction

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Books

• Text book: Larry Long and Nancy Long (2004), Computers Information Technology in Perspective (COMPLETE), 12th Edition, Pearson Education, Inc. Introduction 2

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Books

• Reference book: Haag and Cummings (2008), Management Information Systems for the Information Age, 7th Edition, McGraw-Hill Int Education Introduction 3

Expectations
• Introduction to Computer & Information Systems (C&IS) • Applications of C&IS • Work part time (eg in Sim Lim Square) selling the knowledge acquired from completing this module. • Most Importantly->Pass this module Introduction 4

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Assessments
• • • • • • 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Two Online Quizzes CA2 10% Lab Test 1 LAB1 10% Lab Test 2 LAB2 10% Mid-Semester Test TST1 20% Semestral Examination EXAM 40% General Performance CA1 10%

Introduction

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How to Study??
• Read sub sections of a chapter in the recommended text assigned on a weekly basis. • Try some end of chapters questions. • Attend lectures punctually, attentively, assertively. • Attend blended hands-on/tutorial sessions. Introduction 6

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Era of the Knowledge Worker
• Describe the need for a computerized working environment. • Describe how IT influenced our life in work, play, technology. • Recommend the right combination of computers for a given work/play scenario. Era of Knowledge Worker 1

Touch Base
• How many questions can you answer correctly?
– JPG stands for? What is used to display it? – USB v2.0 vs IEEE1394 which is faster in terms of data rate? – What do you use to connect to “spwireless”? – IF “spwireless” is down, what would you do? – OMGROTFL? – Which internet service provider you subscribed to ? How fast is the “speed”??

Era of Knowledge Worker

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The era of the knowledge worker
• Using IT for work, improve business process
– Retrieve, manipulate, present information gathered from different sources at the finger tips. – Information cross referencing. – Make decisions based on findings using IT tools. – Business specific IT tools, HRM, CRM. Era of...
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