|Course Name:||Operating Systems for Programming - Windows|
|Offered Date:||Fall - 2017 | Other versions|
This course introduces students to the Windows operating system, with an emphasis on using the Windows platform for software development. Windows is the leading solution for Internet, personal, network, and enterprise server computing, and for programming, because of its rich development environment. In this course, students will learn operating system concepts, architecture, features, and configuration, while using the most recent version of the Windows operating system. Students will also improve and enhance their user skills during the course. BTO130 also introduces students to the Seneca computing environment. This course supports and complements the topics learned in all other first-semester courses, and lays a foundation for upper-semester programming courses.
|Credit Status:||1 credit (3 units)
Required for BSD - Bachelor of Technology (Software Development)
|Mode of Instruction:||
Modes: In-class lecture, in-class exercises, and hands-on activity
Hours per week: 4
Room configurations: Classroom (2 hours), and computer lab (2 hours)
Typical scheduling pattern: Fall and Winter terms
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.|Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.|Execute mathematical operations accurately.|Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.|Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.|Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.|Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.|Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.|Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.|Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.|Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.|
Weekly schedule has links to web-based content.
Students must purchase a removable hard drive and tray from the bookstore. Most lab work will be completed on the removable drive.
To obtain a credit in this subject, a student must:
For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.
|Cheating and Plagiarism:
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.
To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.
|Discrimination and Harassment:
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Accomodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.