Pick any one of the items under either of the Topics: sections on the M1 Learning Objectives page.
Write a 5-7 paragraph essay on this topic in the following format:
Introduction – the main point/position/purpose of your essay.
Body – supporting arguments/discussion/rational to support/explain/justify your point/purpose/position.
Summary/conclusion(s) – justification of your point/position/purpose.
This is where you can pick a topic from
A Brief History of Computers – From the abacus to the Internet
Contribution of the abacus to modern computing theory and practice
The role of scientists and philosophers
John von Neumann
How Computers Work
End-user IT Systems
The technology life-cycle
Modern operating systems
Understand the evolution of the modern computer and its impact in our personal and business lives.
Identify basic components of an end-user IT system.
Summarize life-cycle strategies for replacement, reuse, recycling IT technology and resources.
Differentiate among various operating systems.