SRJC Course Outlines

4/14/2024 10:03:36 AMCS 80.13 Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  CS 80.13Title:  WINDOWS COMMAND LINE  
Full Title:  Windows Command Line/Microsoft DOS
Last Reviewed:9/29/2008

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CIS 51.12

Catalog Description:
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This course will provide the student with a detailed understanding of the workings of Microsoft Command Line and the DOS environment using the Windows command shell. The material in this course will form a foundation of knowledge that can be expanded on by further study and experience with the UNIX/LINUX, Microsoft Windows and Cisco operating systems.  The skills and knowledge gained from this class form a crucial foundation for aspiring IT professionals and anyone interested in furthering their computer networking or Information Communications Technology career.  

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of CS 80.11 ( or CIS 50.91 or CIS 84.95)


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course will provide the student with a detailed understanding of the workings of Microsoft Command Line and the DOS environment using the Windows command shell. The material in this course will form a foundation of knowledge that can be expanded on by further study and experience with the UNIX/LINUX, Microsoft Windows and Cisco operating systems.  The skills and knowledge gained from this class form a crucial foundation for aspiring IT professionals and anyone interested in furthering their computer networking or Information Communications Technology career.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of CS 80.11 ( or CIS 50.91 or CIS 84.95)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
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CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
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C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Explain the purpose, nature and operation of the Disk Operating System (DOS).
2. Describe the purpose and procedure for using DOS file and disk commands within the command line shell.
3. Summarize the processes of formatting diskettes and drives.
4. Differentiate between internal and external DOS commands.
5. Differentiate between program files, data files and subdirectories.
6. Design and implement a consistent file, directory and disk management strategy.
7. Describe the elements in the Registry file structure and differentiate between various methods of editing the Registry.
8. Validate protective operating system practices.
9. Validate batch files in an interactive processing environment.
10. Summarize the methods of managing the boot process, memory and system configuration.
11. Experiment with a basic peer-to-peer network with drive, folder and printer sharing.

Topics and Scope
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I.     Microcomputer Systems
       A.  Hardware
       B.  Software
       C.  Operating System
II.    Command Syntax - DIR command with parameters and wildcards
III.   Disk and Formatting
       A.  Structure of a disk
       B.  High-density disks and disk drives
       C.  Function and purpose of formatting a disk
       D.  Formatting a disk
       E.  Bootable and nonbootable disks
       F.  Creating a bootable disk
IV.  Files and Directories
       A. Program files
       B. Data files
       C. Subdirectories
V.  Commands
       A. Internal commands
       B. External commands
VI.  Command Editors - MS-DOS Text Editor
VII. Hard Disk Management - structure and organization
VIII.Advanced Commands
       A. Pipes
       B. Filters
       C. Redirection
IX.  Batch Files
       A. Simple
       B. Complex
X.   Basic System Functions
       A. Memory
       B. Boot Process
       C. System Configuration
XI.  System Protection
       A. Back-ups
       B. Registry  settings
XII. Networking Connectivity
       A.  Local Area Networks (LANs) and Wide Area Networks (WANs)
       B.  Peer-to-peer networking
       C.  Sharing resources
       D.  Drive mapping
       E.  TCP/IP (transmission control protocol/Internet protocol)overview
       F.  TCP/IP utilities interface with the Internet

Assignments:
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Reading assignments may include:
1. Online research of scripting examples and implementation practices
2. Approximately 40 pages weekly from the textbook
 
Homework problems may include
1. Hands-on exercises to demonstrate proficiency with each topic
2. Online quizzes
3. Creation of scripts
 
Other assignments may include:
1. Objective examinations and quizzes
2. Skill demonstration examinations
3. Classroom scenario based exercises

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
15 - 30%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Class performance exam and effective script writing
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion, Exams
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance and participation in scenario based exercises


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Windows XP: Command Line. Gillay, Carolyn Z. Franklin Beedle & Associates: 2005

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