NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: SENIBINA DAN ORGANISASI KOMPUTER (Computer Architecture and Organization)
COURSE CODE: KEK1233
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Ir Dr Abu Bakar bin Hasan
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: This course is designed to provide students on the concept computer systems and organization. The students need to learn to appreciate the knowledge gained from the Logic Design subject.
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: Semester 2/ Year 1
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

0

P

12

O

0

Guided  = 54 Hours

Independent Learning = 66 Hours

Total = 120 Hours

CREDIT VALUE: 3
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY):
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this course is to expose students with the basic concepts on computer system.
LEARNING OUTCOMES:

 

Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

CLO1: Distinguish different functional blocks in a computer system (C4 – PO1)

CLO2: Display the ability to solve the problems related to computer systems (P4)

CLO3: Demonstrate the ability to communicate and explain on concepts of computer systems (A3)

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS: Students should be able to develop problem solving skills when analyzing electric circuits through a process of lectures and tutorials.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY:

 

Teaching-learning strategy:

The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, assignments, group work, using authentic materials, informal activities and various textbooks.

Assessment strategy:

  1. Formative
  2. Summative
SYNOPSIS:

 

This course is designed to provide students on the concept computer systems and organization. The first part deals with organization and architecture of a computer system. Then it is followed by computer evolution and history. The next part deals with the high level overview of computer. The next topic is to discuss on cache memory followed by internal memories. The students will also learn topics such as external memories, I/O, and Operating System.
MODE OF DELIVERY: Lectures, laboratory work.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (50%)
Category Percentage
·    Mid-Term Test

·    Laboratory

 35%

15%

B. Final Examination (50%)
i.          Examination 50% ·    Structured and essay type questions
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE  Computer Organization and Architecture: William Stallings, Pearson, 2013.
ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE  Computer Arithmatic: Argorithms and Hardware Design, Oxford University Press, 2010