Instruction

Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Computing Tools for CS Studies, Spring 2021 Flexible start 1 Cr Online Course 18.1.2021 - 9.5.2021 Distance learning Open university
Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
Computing Tools for CS Studies, Fall 2020 1 Cr Online Course 31.8.2020 - 13.12.2020 Distance learning Open university
Computing Tools for CS Studies 1 Cr Online Course 25.5.2020 - 14.6.2020 Distance learning Open university
Computing Tools for CS Studies, Spring 2020 1 Cr Online Course 9.3.2020 - 3.5.2020 Distance learning Open university
Computing Tools for CS Studies, spring 2020 1 Cr Online Course 13.1.2020 - 1.3.2020 Distance learning Open university
Computing Tools for CS Studies, autumn 2019 1 Cr Online Course 28.10.2019 - 15.12.2019 Distance learning Open university
Computing Tools for CS Studies, autumn 2019 1 Cr Online Course 2.9.2019 - 20.10.2019 Distance learning Open university

Target group

Course is recommended for all students planning on completing Computer Science courses. Compulsory course for students of Bachelor’s programme in Computer Science.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites.

Learning outcomes

To ensure that student has required practical skills for studies in Computer Science. The goal is that student learns basics of command line, using VCS (Version control systems) in simple coding project, as well as making a simple static website.

Timing

Recommended as first Computer Science course.

Contents

Course consists of three (3) parts, each containing exercises that students complete individually:

  1. The Command Line
  2. Version Control: Git and Github
  3. HTML and CSS

Learning goals for each can be found in course material.

Study materials

The course material is completely online. The material contains practical information and exercises. In addition, searching information online is required.

Assessment practices and criteria

The assessment is based on the number of exercises completed and an online exam.

Relation to other study units

Course is part of Other studies in programme in Computer Science.

More about Unix-systems and command line can be learned in course Shell scripting (CSM13501).

Student’s digital skills: orientation (2 op)

Completion methods

The course material is available throughout the academic year. The material contains practical information on the course topics and the course exercises. When the student feels that they meet the learning outcomes, they can complete an online exam in Moodle. The student marks which excersises they have completed. At the earliest, it is possible to retake the exam after one week of the previous attempt. More information on the exam is found on the course page.