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Checkin with ltcass assistantgt at back of room CSE 101 Section xx Computing Concepts and Competencies Class Day 1 Course Kickoff ppt template poweredtemplatescom Introductions Lead ltsection leadgt Assistant ltsection assistantgt MSU 1 CSE 101 lSpr ng 2m 4 By Day 1 Overview Icebreaker CSE 101 Overview Supporting systems MSU AFS space Angel Syllabus review Homework Readings Mst CSE lm I Sprirlg 22m 4 Icebreaker Activity You have 10 minutes to complete the following Form groups of 3 with your classmates sitting next to you Designate one to be the leader for the discussion one to be the note taker one to be the speaker for the group Collect the following information about each group member Name email major level in college credit hours this semester interests outside of school Find an interesting and unique fact about your Lead groups in the first two rows Assistant groups in the last rows CSE 101 Course Description Computing Concepts and Competencies Core concepts in computing including information storage retrieval management and represen tation Applications from specific disciplines Applying core concepts to design and implement solutions to various focal problems using hard ware multimedia software communication and networks Course Topics Computing Environment Computer system highlevel overview of computer architecture Data representation Software components Hardware and software interaction Internet and Computing Citizenship Networks and Internet Internet apps Web email Web 20 Information literacy and search engine fundamentals Privacy and legal concerns Safe computing Problem Solving Basics Connections between mathematics and computer science Problem solving strategies and testing Overview of datadriven problems Introduction to computing tools Excel Access Databased Problem Solving Data architecture and tools Data manipulation and analysis Reusable and variable computing Basic data mining Solution verification MSU CSE 101 1 Spring 2m 4 CSE 101 Goals To provide students with foundational computing skills including basic software and problem solving skills To train students how to become selfsufficient in their use of common computing tools and resources To facilitate students longterm acquisition of computing skills by helping them learn how to learn such skills To provide students with foundational awareness of the computing environment To provide students with enhanced sense of citizenship in a computing environment To help develop enhance students critical thinking and problem solving skills lxisum 39 4 Problem Solving Time effort patience creativity Requires Practice Expect at least 2 hours of homework additional reading per class day Finding answers Sometimes easy sometimes hard Analyze what we covered in class Try different approaches Seek help Google Office help classmates help rooms CSE 101 Instructional Design Concepts will be both concrete abstract Lots of handson and interactive learning Problembased learning students learn best by doing and we deliver most of the course via problems we ask students to complete Cooperative group learning Concept discussions brainstorming Group problem solving Bloom s Taxonomy of learning httpww2oduedueducroverbauBloomblooms taxonomvhtm iv lSU lOi fSpring Qi jl l 4 i Creative Thinking L Exercise 1 CSE 101 Conceptual Thinking Exercises You are about to enter a room with three lights in it except the switches to these lights are on the outside of the room itself Each of the switches is connected to one of the three lights inside Before you enter the room all lights inside and all switches outside are in the off position How can you determine which switch is connected to which light provided that a before you enter the room you have access to the switches b after you enter the room you have access to everything in the room including the lights themselves but not to the switches on the outside c once you enter this room once you cannot exit CSE 101 Conceptual Thinking Exercises You have twentyone socks in a drawer Six are green seven are yellow and the remaining eight are red The room where the socks are is dark so you cannot see the color of socks you will pull out What is the minimum number of socks you must pull out to ensure you have a matching pair of socks M CSE 101 File Storage AFS AFS Andrew File System is the networked file system that is used at MSU to provide each student and course with file storage space We will provide course materials via course AFS space Each current MSU student faculty and staff member receives 1 gigabyte of AFS space Use your own personal space for file backups AFS acc lt studentSSS14 MSU 1 CSE 101 8mm 20M umsucoursecse101 umsuuserspsparty netfil39esmsuedu u AFS Demo M S U f Open MyComputer window twice Navigate to course folder in one Navigate to your personal space in the other one Create a folder CSE101 no spaces in your personal folder Copy the syllabus from the course folder to your personal folder lOi J Spl ihg Will 4 l Alternate AFS File Access 39 NetFiIes You may wish to access your files when not in an MSU computer lab or need an alternate means to access your files if your lab machine will not connect with AFS netfilesmsuedu is your means to do this Complete virus check Copy the list of topics from course folder to your personal folder msu rm 13pm are USBs and AFS We require that you use a USB flash drive for primary storage of your files but frequently copy the files to your AFS space for backup purposes What is backup When in class you should always have your files available in both forms no excuses on your USB AND in your AFS ixs lSU iOi fSprihg 22m 4 CSE 101 Course Management Angel We will use Angel for Grade posting However please be aware that Angel does not calculate and present overall course averages correcty Communications Assessments quizzes and exams To access Angel open a browser and type the following URL angelmsuedu Messaging Send a message to your section assistant with your formal name ie same as MSU registrar and how you would like to be addressed ie nickname etc Look for but do not send messages to the following users CSE101 Instructor account Angel email to be used for overall course instructor communications with section lead s referral Course Administrator Angel email to be used for exam scheduling issues eg makeup scheduling for excused absences RCPD SASS issues rlx39isaci l rm lSpl lhg l i H CSE 101 Course Management Angel Open the Syllabus Quiz and take the syllabus quiz while reviewing the course syllabus This does not count as a score in the Quizzes grade category but will impact your day one participation you must score 100 on the quiz to receive participation credit for day one Read the syllabus document you just copied Feel free to work with others this quiz only unless othenNise specified like this all quizzes and exams will be individual work with no collaboration Review incorrect answers You can retake it from home