This website provides an extensive collection of learning resources comprising of PowerPoint slides, multimedia learning modules hosted on YouTube and SkyDrive, class notes and reference material in three major areas of Information Technology. The areas are namely Business Computer Concepts, Computer Communications and Computer Networks. 

CIS 100 Computer Concepts
This is an introductory computer course that has a theory and a practical component. Hardware, software and systems concepts are covered in the theory component. A series of lab sessions on the use of Microsoft Office forms the lab component.


CIS 485 Computer Networks

In addition to covering such topics as server virtualization and the hosting of servers in the cloud, this practical course is intended to teach the design, installation and maintenance of various servers. The servers include the web server, FTP server, media server, DNS server and DHCP server. 

CIS 484 Computer Communications

This essential computer communication course for IT majors and for others in the communication field is designed to provide the skills needed for designing, installing and managing communication systems and to function effectively in the emerging cloud computing world.



Resources Stored in the Cloud

The learning resources for the courses in the form of PowerPoint slides, multimedia modules, class notes etc. are stored in Skydrive for ready access. The multimedi modules stored are of higher quality compared to those hosted on YouTube.  


Recent Postings

  • Final Examination
    Dear Students, 

    I have uploaded the in-class final examination review in audio format. It can be accessed here.

    Also, all the hand-written class notes have now been uploaded as well. It can be accessed here

    Good luck in  your final examination. 

    Posted Mar 16, 2014, 11:58 AM by Nanda Ganesan
  • Midterm Examination Reviews
    Dear Students, 

    Here are the links to the examination reviews:

    Posted Feb 4, 2014, 8:21 PM by Nanda Ganesan
  • Welcome to Winter 2014
    Dear Students, 

    Welcome to the Winter 2014.
    This website contains information about CIS 100. Please go through all the links to familiarize yourself with the contents. 
    The first week's lecture will focus on the following: 
    • An overview of the course and this website
    • Addition and deletion of students from the roaster
    • Coverage of Chapter 1 
    During this quarter, we will make an attempt to explore cloud computing and the vast collection of computing resources that are now available in the cloud. Here are some links that would give you an early understanding of the cloud.
    I wish you a successful quarter!
    Posted Jan 5, 2014, 6:47 PM by Nanda Ganesan
  • Fall 2013 Final Examination Review
    Dear Students, 

    The final examination review has been uploaded in the mp3 and wmv formats. They can be accessed at the following link:

    Good luck and best wishes!

    Posted Nov 30, 2013, 8:15 AM by Nanda Ganesan
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