Quality education ensures the overall development of an individual. Quality education demands quality textbooks that shape and develop inner potentiality of a reader. The traditional reading materials have failed to fulfil the present competitive requirement of the learners who have the urgency to strengthen themselves in diverse fields and expose or apply their competency in the global environment.
Considering this reality, we have come up with COMPUTER SCIENCE–I for Grade XI students and thus, feel immense pleasure for our invaluable attempt to meet the pressing and changing need of the present day learners. It is, in fact, an ideal product with distinct concepts and features in the field of Computer Science–I.
So we have developed this book to cover all the topics prescribed by HSEB. This book is designed in such a way that it includes Introduction and Evolution of Computer, Classification of Computer, Number System and their Conversion, Logic Function and Boolean Algebra, Computer System, Operating System, Programming Concept and Logics, Application Package, Internet and Email, Web Page Designing and Guidelines for Final Project Work.
The book contains the following distinct features:
LEARNING OBJECTIVES Every chapter of the book begins with learning objectives, which the readers should be able to achieve after they have completely studied it. The illustrative examples, figures, theoretical questions as well as keywords and exercises designed to help them achieve the objectives.
TEACHING INSTRUCTIONS Every chapter of the book begins with teaching instructions along with learning objectives and meaningful pictures, which the teachers should be able to achieve guidelines of different topics. The teachers should be able to know about the teaching hours and course contents in detail both theory and practical.
POINTS TO REMEMBER (PTR) Important points and concepts have been emphasized that help to overview quickly the main points of the sections as well as additional information required to the readers. It also helps to remind the main conclusion of the text as well as main points of the topic.
KEYWORDS At the end of every chapter, a list of key terms has been provided for a quick review and linking purpose of the relevant terms. Those terms help to clarify the meaning of the related terms used in the chapters.
EXERCISE At the end of every chapter, a section relating to ‘Exercise is provided which helps the readers to develop their theoretical understanding of the concerned chapters. Such theoretical questions are also useful from the point of view of final examinations.
BIOGRAPHY At the end of every chapter, a section relating to ‘Biography’ provided which helps the readers to develop their practical understanding of the concerned topics. Such biography is helpful for extra knowledge for the readers.
CASE STUDY At the end of every sub-unit, case study is given to enhance the capacity of students.
INDEX At the end of the book, there is index with page number alphabetically which helps for fast searching for related terms.
ASSIGNMENTS This book has provided a large number of assignments at the end of each session. These assignments help the readers to get mastery in the chapters. These assignments are arranged in order of simple to complex. The solved problems are to be practised in the classroom with the help of the teacher.
HSEB PAST QUESTIONS & SAMPLE SOLUTION: At the end of the book, collection of HSEB past question in year wise format are kept which helps the readers to practise a complete set of question. Beside this, HSEB model questions along with sample solution are included.