EET 169 - Digital Systems II
In this course students work with hardware and software installation, with an introduction to personal computer fundamentals. The course covers managing and supporting Windows, configuring user related issues, and customization. Students connect a personal computer to a network, and install and setup a printer. Students learn how to maintain a computer, and the fundamentals of troubleshooting a PC. An optional topic covers Home Technology Integration, including surveillance and home automation. The course consists of lecture and in-class demonstration.
Prerequisite: EET 168 Digital Systems I
4 Lecture Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of the different Operating Systems.
2. Describe the installation of hardware components and install an Operating System.
3. Explain and use different troubleshooting tools and utility software.
4. Analyze the difference and similarities from personal computers to notebooks, tablets, PDAs and other handheld devices.
5. List the different types of printers and demonstrate how to setup a printer.
6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of networks.
7. Show how to manage and support Windows security, registry, recovery methods.
8. Demonstrate how to customize the computer for each individual customers use.
9. Explain how to work with support services.
10. Apply the Course Competencies for appropriate study techniques as outlined in Blackboard.
11. Produce a technical report and/or a formal lab report.
12. Work productively as a team member when given the specifications for a hardware project.
13. Develop project leadership, interpersonal skills, and problem solving skills via the planning, organizing, and execution of the project.
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