Operating Systems I Syllabus
- Describe basic computer and operating system principles.
- Install and administer a Linux distribution on a computer.
- Write a basic BASH script.
This course covers basic network operating system principles and Linux commands. At the conclusion of this course, students should understand how to install, configure, and maintain the Linux operating system and general operating system concepts.
Learning Model Architecture
Students prepare by studying the assigned materials and then identifying where their understanding is weak by posting questions to the class-wide forum.
Teach One Another
Each week, students work in partnerships to help each other through the material and projects. They answer each other's questions, check in on progress, explain what they have learned, and so forth.
Pondering and Proving occurs when students reflect on what they didn't know at the beginning of the lesson and answer their own or others' questions in the class-wide forum. Students also complete comprehension quizzes and exams (without their partners).
Linux+ Guide to Linux Certification, Fourth Edition, Eckert, ISBN 1-305-10716-0
The minimum computer requirements are:
4 GB RAM
200 GB HD
Internet Connection @ 1.5 Mbps or greater
A computer capable of running a virtual machine and Linux in addition to your regular operating system.Compare prices for your textbooks through the University Store Price Comparison site. They will show you all of the options from the University Store plus several online options to help you find the best price.
Students’ course grade will be based on the assignments listed below. Additional information about these assignments can be found in the Course folder as well as in the individual assignments throughout the course.
|Assignment||Percent of Total Grade|
|Comprehension Quizzes, Partnership Work, Hands-On Projects, Discovery Exercises.||25%|
Your overall course grade will be based on the following scale:
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