Thursday, June 28, 2012

1st Semester Exams - done !

I've just finished my exams for 1st semester computer science !
phew! at first i thought 'hey - this isnt that hard...'
but wow - there was alot of stuff to cover...

here's a general summary of topics covered so far...
some to a more or less introductory level...some in a bit more detail.

SUBJECT :Information and Communications Technology:
Essay writing refresher , Harvard Referencing
Networking Fundamentals
Networking Topologies
The Internet, history, technology , Packet Switching
Security
e-Business
Information Systems
Hardware Basics with focus on CPU's and Motherboards.
Operating Systems
Social Media overview / general social issues with IT.
MSOffice Suite.....errg...
Database Fundamentals
Unix  commands

Maths FundmentalsA
Logs
Linear Algebra
Functions and Graphs
Quadratics
Trigonometry

Programming 1 (Java)
Data Types / manipulation
OOP principles
Inheritance
Polymorphism
Recursion
Data Structures
Search Algortihms - linear and binary
Simple Graphics with Applets

Computing Fundamentals
History of Computing 
Algorithms
Hardware / Peripherals
Binary Functions 
Machine Cycles; Machine Code
Database Design
OOP principles
Software Design Principles 
3D Overview
AI
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