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305j Introduction to Computing. Professor Kathryn S McKinley The University of Texas at Austin. About Kathryn McKinley. About You. Why are you here? What do you want to get out of this class? What do you bring to this class? What is your role in your success?

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305j introduction to computing

305jIntroduction to Computing

Professor Kathryn S McKinley

The University of Texas at Austin


About kathryn mckinley

About Kathryn McKinley


About you

About You

  • Why are you here?

  • What do you want to get out of this class?

  • What do you bring to this class?

  • What is your role in your success?

  • What is my role in your success?


About computer science

About Computer Science

  • Fun stuff

  • Lots of jobs


About computer science1

About Computer Science

  • Fun stuff

    • Hardware

      • How many computers do you own?

      • The Web

      • GPS: Global positioning system

      • Invent a device

    • Software

      • Every device needs software to interact with you

      • This course

        • how to solve problems with software

        • how to create software

    • Applications

      • business, science, health, sports, entertainment


About computer science2

About Computer Science

  • Lots of jobs

    • my friends, students, & relatives work:

      • Hardware: Intel, Sun, IBM, HP, AMD, Cray, Dell

      • Software: Microsoft, Intel, Sun, IBM, HP, Cray, Sandbridge, Focalpoint

      • Entertainment: Nvidia (games), Sony (movies)

      • Research: Universities & companies


Degree production vs projected job openings

Degree Production vs. Projected Job Openings


About 305j

About 305j

  • Practical

    • Questions on syllabus?

      • grading, late policies, resources

    • Discussions sections mandatory

    • Exams & lab due dates are final

    • On-line topic schedule will change

    • Webpage resources

      • announcements

      • newsgroup


About 305j1

About 305j

  • Goals

    • Intellectual skills

      • Problem solving

      • A new language

    • Practical skills

    • Fun


Questions

Questions?


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