Objectives for Week 6

Computer Systems

Objective: Students will be introduced to microprocessors.

  • What is a microprocessor
  • Basic history of the microprocessor
  • Intel vs. AMD
  • Clock speed and bus speed
  • Sockets and Pins
  • Pairing a processor with a motherboard

Computer Programming

Objective: Students will learn about story-boarding and program design.

  • Scenarios and story-boarding
  • Visual story-boarding
  • Textual story-boarding
  • Story-board to program code
  • Intro to basic programming principles