CS 80.15: IT Essentials 1

Eric Skagerberg

PROVISIONAL Semester Schedule (subject to regular change)

 AS OF: 17 September, 2014

Fall 2014

Section 4277
Tuesday 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

 

For SRJC administrative dates and deadlines, please see below, and in the Academic Calendar.
   Also see the New Student Frequently Asked Questions.

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Please see the Reference Reading page for supplementary material on each chapter.

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Session
Date
Topics Assignments Due
1 Tue 08/19
5:30 pm

Course introduction
Using your Cisco Networking Academy account

SRJC IT Support Certificate
- SRJC Petition for Certificate

ITE 5.0 Skills Review Exam (not required)

2 08/26

Chapter 2. Lab Procedure and Tool Use
- Chapter 2 Supplementary References

Virtual Desktop hardware exercise
(Download & extract 63 MB "en_ITEPC_VA_Desktop_v40.zip")



(Sun. 08/31: Last day to drop with full refund)

Chapter 1 Exam

For Next Week 09/02: Obtain a Tool Kit for next week's hands-on Lab
- see text section 2.2.1, and "Materials and Supplies" in the Course Description.
Some sources:
- Harbor Freight Tools, Santa Rosa
- Santa Rosa Computers
- Suggest more!

Before next week's lab, you must first pass the online Chapter 2 Exam with at least 70%

3 09/02

Chapter 3. Computer Assembly

- Chapter 3 Supplementary References

Lab: Computer Dissection - Please bring your tool kit! 
NOTE: Before opening a computer, you must first pass the online Chapter 2 Exam with at least 70%

Please see 2.2.4.7 Lab - Computer Disassembly.pdf

(Sun 09/07: Last day to drop without "W")

Chapter 2 Exam before class

4 09/09

Chapter 4. Overview of Preventative Maintenance

- Chapter 4 Supplementary References
 
Lab: Computer Dissection, Round 2
Please bring your tool kit!
 

Chapter 3 Exam

5 09/16

Chapter 5. Operating Systems

- Chapter 5 Supplementary References

Lab: Windows XP Installation
Bring your tool kit and a copy of 5.2.1.7 Lab - Install Windows XP.pdf from the online text.

Dell Optiplex 760 Drivers & Downloads - especially the latest network driver.
- Please download to your USB flash drive, to install on your new XP system.

Chapter 4 Exam

6 09/23

Chapter 5. Operating Systems

- Chapter 5 Supplementary References

5.2.1.5 Lab - Install Windows 7.pdf

(Sun 09/28: Last day to change to or from P/NP = CR/NC)


7 09/30

Chapter 5. Operating Systems

Lab: Windows 7 User Accounts

Chapter 6. Networks

- Chapter 6 Supplementary References


Cisco Packet Tracer 6.0.1 for Windows (with tutorials).exe
- Packet Tracer Documents
6.3.2.10 PT - Adding Computers to an Existing Network.pka
6.4.2.5 PT - Cabling a Simple Network.pka
6.5.1.2 PT - Physical Topologies.pka
6.8.2.9 PT - Install a Wireless NIC.pka
6.8.3.6 PT - Connect to a Wireless Router and Configure Basic Settings.pka
6.8.3.11 PT - Connecting Wireless PCs to a Linksys WRT300N.pka

Chapter 5 Exam

8 10/07

Chapter 6. Networks

Lab: Windows 7 Security and Networking

- Chapter 6 Supplementary References

Chapter 6 Exam

9 10/14

Chapter 6. Networks

- Chapter 6 Supplementary References

Midterm in classroom: ITE 5.0 Chapter 1-6 Checkpoint Exam
- You may use your notes on paper only -- either hand-written or printed. No on-screen material, other than the exam. 

Midterm in classroom: ITE 5.0 Chapter 1-6 Checkpoint Exam
10 10/21

Chapter 7. Laptops

- Chapter 7 Supplementary References

Lab: Laptop Dissection - Please bring your tool kit! 

 

11 10/28

Chapter 8. Mobile Devices

- Chapter 8 Supplementary References

Chapter 7 Exam

12 11/04

Chapter 9. Printers

- Chapter 9 Supplementary References

Chapter 8 Exam

  11/11

* * No meeting: Veterans' Day * *

(Wed 11/12: Spring Priority Web Registration for continuing students begins)
(Sun. 11/16: Last day to drop with "W")

 
13 11/18

Chapter 10. Security

- Chapter 10 Supplementary References

Lab:
- Operating Systems
: Windows 8
-Network Sharing & Security: Windows 7

Microsoft Security Essentials download

Chapter 9 Exam

14 11/25

Chapter 10. Security

- Chapter 10 Supplementary References

Lab: Computer Dissection, Round 3
Please bring your tool kit!
 

Chapter 10 Exam
15 12/02

Chapter 11. The IT Professional

- Chapter 11 Supplementary References

Lab: Windows 7 installation, user setup, security, network sharing

 

16 12/09

Chapter 12. Advanced Troubleshooting

- Chapter 12 Supplementary References

Hands-on Exam: Please bring your tool kit! 
- Computer Tear-down & Rebuild
- Windows 7 installation, user setup, security, network sharing

Microsoft Security Essentials download

(Mon 12/15: Spring Open Web Registration for ALL students begins)

Chapter 11 Exam

Chapter 12 Exam

Course Feedback (required)

Practice Final Exam

Final Tue 12/16 Final Exam in classroom
4:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
- You may use your notes on paper only -- either hand-written or printed. No on-screen material, other than the exam..