OPERATING SYSTEMS

CSE2OSX

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to modern operating systems their major components. Students will learn these concepts by working on an operating system. Process and memory management, file systems, system management and several other concepts are also covered.


SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted in SBAIO or SBACTO and have passed CSE1ITX and CSE2NFX.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsUnderstanding Operating Systems, 7th EditionPrescribedAnn McIver-McHoes & Ida M. Flynn, 2013Cengage Learning
ReadingsOperating Systems learning guidePrescribedDidasko Digital 2018Didasko

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse the architectures, functions and roles of an operating system in a computer.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. Webinars will be used to engage the students in a broader discussion on how different operating systems implement these core functions and roles

02. Analyse the various components of an operating system and their relevance to manage the different resources in a computer system.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. Lectures and webinars will be used as the core learning activity to demonstrate various components of an operating system

03. Compare and contrast the different types of operating systems and their features using real-world scenarios.

Activities:
Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. Students will be expected to report on the various operating system types

04. Install, configure and troubleshoot an operating system to meet business requirements.

Activities:
Students will be expected to install (e.g. on a virtual machine) an operating system. Webinars and presentations will be used as the core learning activity to demonstrate how the command-line interface can be efficiently used. Online chapters from the prescribed textbook will form the core learning. Students will be expected to perform practical learning activities on an operating system.

05. Design and Use an operating system to create batch files implement operating system security and management to improve the overall system performance.

Activities:
Webinars and presentations will be used as the core learning activity system security and management. Several practical activities will be provided enabling students to learn basic skills

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Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 02 - 13
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 02 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 06 - 17
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 06 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 21
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 21 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 14 - 25
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 14 to week 25 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 19 - 30
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 19 to week 30 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 23 - 34
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 27 - 38
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 27 to week 38 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 32 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 47
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 36 to week 47 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 41 - 52
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 41 to week 52 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 45
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05

Online (Didasko), 2019, Study Block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
30 minutes online test (500-words equivalent) Multiple choice and/or short answer questions on theoretical knowledge of operating systems fundamentals and concepts. Test will be conducted in Week 415 01
Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components25 01, 02
Practical assignment on operating systems (1,800-words equivalent)A scenario-based practical report on installing, configuring, troubleshooting, security and maintaining an operating System to meet business requirements within a virtualised environment40 04, 05
Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics20 03, 05