Week 05


I. PRELIMINARY INFORMATION:


A. CLASS: PC Technology

B. TITLE OF UNIT: A+

C. TITLE OF LESSON: Review/Computer Math/Boot Process Intro

D. COMPETENCIES ADDRESSED: None

E. DATE & TIME:          

F. WEEK OF INSTRUCTION: 5

G. INSTRUCTOR: R Dorsey





II. OBJECTIVES :


The objective of this week’s lesson is to refresh the study of mathematical principles. New mathematical principles as related to the computer industry are presented in detail.


III. TEACHING METHODS AND TECHNIQUES:


Lecture

Labs 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6

Slide Show

Chapter 3 Review Questions



IV. RESOURCES REQUIRED:



V. INTRODUCTION:


This week is a little step back and a review of the information presented so far. It introduces the concept of computer math.



VI. CONTENT :


Chapters 1-2 review.

History of computers

Internal Components

   Expansion buses and components

   CPUs

   Memory cost

   Boolean Math

Boot Process

DOS




VII. SUMMARY:


This week’s class heavily emphasizes computer math. It also involves a good deal of reconstruction of computers from individual components.




VII. ASSIGNMENTS :


Chapter 3



IX. LESSON/COURSE EVALUATION:


Chapter 3 test.