OPERATING SYSTEMS

CSE2OSX

2021

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.

SchoolEngineering and Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesCSE2NFX AND CSE1ITX
Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: SBAIO, SBACTO

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Understanding Operating Systems

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAnn McIver-McHoes & Ida M. Flynn

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCengage Learning

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Operating Systems learning guide

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorDidasko Digital

Year2018

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherDidasko

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse the architectures, functions and roles of an operating system in a computer.
02. Analyse the various components of an operating system and their relevance to manage the different resources in a computer system.
03. Compare and contrast the different types of operating systems and their features using real-world scenarios.
04. Install, configure and troubleshoot an operating system to meet business requirements.
05. Design and Use an operating system to create batch files implement operating system security and management to improve the overall system performance.

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Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 2 - 13
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 2 to week 13 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 10, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 41 - 52
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 11, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 45 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 45 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 12, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 49 - 0
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 49 to week 0 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 6 - 17
One 3.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 6 to week 17 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 3, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 10 - 21
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 14 - 25
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 5, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 19 - 30
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 23 - 34
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 7, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 27 - 38
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 8, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 32 - 43
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5

Online (Didasko), 2021, Study block 9, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRabei Alhadad

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 36 - 47
One 3.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% 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 4

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO1

Written report on operating system components (1,200-words equivalent)Written report on operating system components

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO1, SILO2

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 environment

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO4, SILO5

Online test -60 minutes (1,000-words equivalent)Multiple choice and/or short answer questions to test the theoretical knowledge on the relevant topics

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO5