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Summer - High School Workshop - Syllabus 2010


Week One (Introductions)

Unit S1: Careers in Computing

Unit S4: PC Hardware and A+ Certification

Unit P4: Introduction to Web Programming and Design (XHTML and CSS)

Unit P3: Introduction to Game Programming and Design (SCRATCH)

Unit P6: Introduction to Cryptology (PGP)

Unit P2: Introduction to Robotics


Week Two (Websites and Project Selection)

Unit P4: Introduction to Web Programming and Design (XHTML & CSS)

Unit P10: Introduction to Interactive Web Programming

Unit P3: Introduction to Game Programming and Design (SCRATCH)

Unit S8: CyberCrime and Unit P6: Cryptology

Unit P2: Introduction to Robotics

Unit S2: The (Brief) History of Computer Science

Project Topic Selection

At the end of week two, students will consult with their instructors and college ambassadors and pick a project topic that they would like to continue with in week three. Students may pick from the following topics:
  1. Robotics
  2. Game Programming and Design
  3. Cryptology and/or Network Security
Students interested in working on a project other then one listed above will need to speak with one of the course instructors.

To help students begin the process of research and discovery in their chosed project topic, we ask that the download and complete the first two columns of the worksheet listed below.


Week Three (Student Projects and Student Showcase)

Projects

Students will spend the bulk of their time this week (10 hrs) working on their individual topic projects. This may include completing (on their own, and with instructor help) other lectures and labs in their chosen topic area; may include individual research conducted online and in the University library.
Instructors and student ambassadors will work with the students to guide their efforts.

Unit P8: Introduction to GPS and GIS (Google Earth, Google Maps)

Showcase

At the end of the week, students will display the results of their research projects at an evening "showcase". Parents and relatives of students are invited to attend.


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