Week 1

Review the "first day" presentation
Watch Peter Norvig's talk online teaching talk
Syllabus -- what does our class cover?
Syllabus -- Class procedures and material
Read the syllabus and other general information
About the electronic text
Using the topic modules
More on what we cover

Week 2

How does an online survey work?
Computer components
List servers
Michael Wesch on the classroom, discussion and learning
Internet writing is important
Writing short documents

Week 3

Using Google Drive/Docs
Retrieving a Web page
URL -- uniform resource locator
Network versus stand-alone applications
A short history of tools for collaboration

Week 4

Internet reading (and writing) Zen
Profiles
Using Google Plus
What is a program?
program execution (CIS majors only)

Week 5

The important role of questions in education
IP packets and addresses
What "they" know about you and how they use it
Internet surveillance
Communities of common interest -- using Google Plus Communities

Week 6

Data quantity – how much data?
Communication link speed
Communication speed
Google hangouts
Number systems (CIS majors)

Week 7

Moving packets across the Internet
What is a Web log (blog)?
Information flow inside a computer

Week 8

Midterm exam
Create a blog

Week 9

Open source
Using Twitter
Citizen journalism
Retrieving complex pages -- its all bits
Embedded computers
Self driving cars

Week 10

What is a wiki?
Rating and reputation on the Internet
What is image processing?
Image characteristics
Image used in Paint.net demonstration
Long image used in Paint.net demonstration
Using Paint.net
An image processing session
An image processing demonstration

Week 11

Data type evolution
Data + code => information
Encoding images
Demonstration of transparency and layers
Image layers
Transparency
Network services, pros and cons

Week 12

Image compression
Image compression demonstration
RGB color
Text editor versus word processor
Audio processing overview
Audio recording
Audio processing demonstration

Week 13

Configure Audacity to export .mp3 files
Compressing audio
Recording and encoding analog data
Demonstrate Zoho Creator database service

Week 14

You own your own words
Introducing HTML
Attributes of HTML tags
HTML demonstration
Technology progress
Exponential growth
The Web – vision, prototype and product

Week 15

Connectivity overview
How geeks see the (object oriented) world
Including images in Web pages
HTML links
Short HTML reference
Application deployment evolution
Deploying cloud applications with Bitnami (CIS majors)

Optional, for those who wish to have an account on a Web server:
Your account on sws.csudh.edu
The Filezilla FTP client

May 13

Final exam