01  Introduction to CSCI 230
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 17 Minutes 39 Seconds
Introduction to Computer Science in general and the CSCI 230 online course in particular


03  Analog and Digital Information
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 28 Minutes 55 Seconds
The secret behind computers is the way they represent analog information in a digital format. Learn the distinction between the two types of representation, and the advantages of each.

04  Basic Binary Conversion
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 21 Minutes 33 Seconds
Working with Binary Numbers  How Computers percieve binary, converting from base ten to binary, and from binary to base 10

05  Octal and Hexadecimal Representation
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 36 Minutes 8 Seconds
Computers work in binary notation, but binary can be tedious for humans. It's too tedious to convert from binary to decimal all the time so Base 8 (octal) and Base 16 (hexadecimal) are proposed as alternatives. Learn about these systems and how to work with them.

06  Two's Complement Notation
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 26 Minutes 32 Seconds
Explore how binary is consistent with the basic rules of arithmetic Recognize various formats for handling negative numbers Work with Two's Complement Notation

07  Floating Point Notation
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 43 Minutes 2 Seconds
Learn how computers deal with real numbers. Examine a simplified floating point notation and learn how to convert between decimal and binary real numbers.

08  Logic Gates and Hardware
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 26 Minutes 58 Seconds
A computer can only do three things to binary information. Learn about the three basic binary operations and how they can be replicated in a physical device. See how these simple operations can be combined to make more complex operations such as addition

09  Basic Architecture
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 40 Minutes 54 Seconds
Although computing hardware has improved dramatically in speed and capacity, the underlying structure of computing devices has remained basically the same since the development of digital computing. Learn about the Von Neumann architecture which is the foundation of all computer design

10  Introduction to Machine Language
Presenter(s): Andy Harris
Status: Available
Length: 53 Minutes 10 Seconds
Use a simple Machine Language Simulator to Explore how computers work at the most basic level
