CTP191 - Introduction to Computers
2012 - 2013 Fall

Department of Computer Technology and Programming
(Last updated: 09/11/2007)   (CWPS ver: 2.0.2)
Instructors: Ceren Aydogmus
E-mail: aydogmus@ctp.bilkent.edu.tr
Lecture:
Lab: Wednesday 15:40-17:30 LAB 2 Friday 08:40-10:30 Lab 2
Grading:    
    Lab Quiz 1: 10%
    Project: 10%
    Midterm 1: 35%
    Final: 40%
    Attendance: 5%

Detailed Weekly Course Outline:
Week Date Session 1 Session 2
1 13/09/2012
17/09/2012
  • General Introduction
  • Objectives of the course
  • General Lab Usage Rules
  • Hardware Concepts
  • Software Concepts
  • Data Organization and Storage
  • Introduction to Microsoft WINDOWS
  • Windows basics (Start, Taskbar, My Computer, Recycle Bin)
  • Mouse operations (click, double click, drag, right mouse button)
  • Basic parts of a window (title bar, control-menu box, minimize-maximize buttons, Menu bar, scroll bars, border)
  • Arranging windows (sizing windows, moving windows, restoring a window, active window, closing windows)  
2 20/09/2012
24/09/2012
  • Control Panel
  • Calculator
  • Notepad
  • Wordpad
  • Paint
  • Scandisk/Check Virus
  • General information on the usage of Windows INTERNET EXPLORER
  • What is Internet (IP) Address. Who controls Internet ?
  • Basic Internet concepts.
  • Connecting to different Internet Web Sites
  • How to make a search through Internet. Search Engines
  • Favorites/Bookmarks  
3 27/09/2012
01/10/2012
  • My Computer. Usage of Windows EXPLORER
  • Using Floppy Disks (Formatting, Saving, Copying, Deleting and Browsing Files)
  • Hands on exercise with Paint and WordPad: Saving a file on a floppy disk
  • Managing your files and folders on your floppy and harddisk
  • Tree Structure and File Operations: create, modify(update), copy, delete
  • Copy, move, delete, rename with Windows Explorer
  • Introduction to MS WORD
  • Basic of word processing (basic concepts and literacy)
  • Introduction to Word screen
  • Menus
  • Toolbars (standard, formatting, drawing etc.). Ruler
  • Document window
  • Moving around in a document
  • Entering, editing, changing the text
  • Insert and overstrike modes
  • Saving a document
  • Closing a document. Opening a document  
4 04/10/2012
08/10/2012
  • Save As
  • Printing a document, Print Manager
  • Document Viewing
  • Zooming In and Out
  • Working with Multiple Documents
  • Selecting Text (moving and copying),
  • Clipboard concept (cut, copy, paste). Undo-ing. Redoing
  • Formatting characters (changing fonts and related options, character spacing, animations, drop cap)  
5 11/10/2012
15/10/2012
  • Formatting paragraphs
  • Alignment (left, right, centered, justified)
  • Create Columns, Drop Cap
  • Setting margins
  • Setting paper size and orientation
  • Page Formatting
  • Working with the ruler
  • Header and footer
  • Page numbering, Line Numbering  
6 18/10/2012
22/10/2012
  • Indentation (hanging indent)
  • Borders and shading
  • Merging/splitting cells
  • Insert picture from file/Clip Art/Internet
  • change characteristics of picture, order, size and layout
  • Searching and replacing text (including formatted search/replace)
  • Search/replace and spell checking  
7 25/10/2012
29/10/2012
  • Formatting Characters
  • Font colors, alignments, sizes
  • Bullets and numbering
  • Setting Tabs
  • Insert horizontal line and symbol
  • Creating Tables
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Table and Cell Properties  
8 01/11/2012
05/11/2012
MIDTERM WEEK
MIDTERM WEEK
 
9 08/11/2012
12/11/2012
  • Introduction to Microsoft POWERPOINT
  • Basic concepts and literacy
  • Menus
  • Toolbars
  • Ruler
  • Document Templates
  • Entering/Editing text
  • Moving around in a document
  • Inserting, deleting slides
  • Slide Sorter
  • Slide/Title Masters
  • Setting Backround  
10 15/11/2012
19/11/2012
  • Creating Tables
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Table and Cell Properties
  • Inserting pictures and objects
  • Slide Transition
  • Slide Show/Custom Animation
  • Opening/Closing a document
  • Saving a document (Pack and Go)  
11 22/11/2012
26/11/2012
  • Creating PowerPoint shows
  • Creating PowerPoint shows  
12 29/11/2012
03/12/2012
  • Working with MS FRONTPAGE
  • FrontPage Express Screen and Menus
  • Saving HTML/HTM document
  • Open file from Internet Explorer and Edit
  • Insert Hyperlink (http, file, mailto)
  • Insert Image from file/Clip Art/Internet
  • Insert WebBot Component
  • Insert Marquee  
13 06/12/2012
10/12/2012
  • Creating Tables
  • Merging and Splitting Cells
  • Insert and delete rows and columns
  • Table and Cell Properties
  • Frame Structures and using different page layouts  
14 13/12/2012
17/12/2012
  • General applications to create web pages
  • Creating web pages for Personal Web Site  
15 20/12/2012
24/12/2012
  • Creating the Personal Web Site
  • Publishing Personal Web Site using WS-FTP
FINAL
 

  • COMPUTER  
  • VIRUS  
  • Search  
  • Labwork-15  
  • Labwork-16  
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