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Free Computer Taster Sessions

FREE Computer Taster Sessions

We are offering FREE computer sessions at our Open Days this year. All sessions are held in Cardiff Centre for Lifelong Learning, Senghennydd Road, Cardiff CF24 4AG (next to the Sherman Theatre).
No need to book, just turn up!
Wednesday 10th September 2014
12:10 – 12:55 Introduction to C Programming – Dr Mike Evans
Room E2.05
Many programming languages such as C++, Java, Perl and Awk are based on the C language. Topics covered in this introduction include data types, operators, expressions and use of conditional and iterative control statements. This module is offered as a Free Standing Module for undergraduate students.

Wednesday 10th September 2014
18:10 – 18:55 Introduction to UNIX/Linux System Administration – Dr Mike Evans
Room E2.28
This session will introduce the UNIX/LINUX operating system. Topics covered include the file hierarchy, UNIX commands, redirection of input and output and piping.

Saturday 13th September 2014
11:10 – 11:55 Introduction to UNIX/Linux System Administration – Dr Mike Evans
Room E2.05
Linux is becoming more widely used operating system as a result of the availability of many free applications. Topics covered in this course include discussion of the file hierarchy, use of essential UNIX commands, phases of shell interpretation, using grep to select records, the sed editor and the sort command. This module is offered as a Free Standing Module for undergraduate students.

Saturday 13th September 2014
12:10 – 13:00 Introduction to Computer Forensics – Mike Daley
Room E2.05
An introduction to the ‘hands-on’ approach to learning forensic computing techniques using open-source and commercial forensic tools.