Second Edition (Updated)
All our courses assume that each student has a personal computer to use during the class. Our hands-on approach to learning requires they do. This topic gives information on how to set up the classroom to teach this course. It includes minimum requirements for the students’ personal computers, setup information for the first time you teach the class, and setup information for each time that you teach after the first time you set up the classroom.
Student computer requirements
Each student’s personal computer should have:
· A keyboard and a mouse
· A Pentium II-class processor or higher
· 128MB of RAM
· At least 4GB hard disk space
· 1.44 MB 3˝-inch floppy disk drive
· CD-ROM drive supported by Windows 2000
· A monitor capable of 256 colors at 800´600 resolution
· Internet access, if you want to download the Student Data files from www.courseilt.com/instructor_tools.html
· Windows 2000 Professional (with Service Pack 2 or later), Microsoft Windows NT (with Service Pack 5 or later), or Windows XP
· Java 2 SDK v1.4.1 or later
· Internet Explorer 6.0 or later
First-time setup instructions
The first time you teach this course, you will need to perform the following steps to set up each student computer.
1 Install Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional according to the software manufacturer’s instructions. You can also use Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Screen shots in this course were taken using Microsoft Windows XP Professional and students’ screens might look somewhat different.
2 Install Java 2 SDK v1.4.1 according to the software manufacturer’s instructions.
3 Install Internet Explorer 6.0.
4 Install all other software mentioned in the software section as per the manufacturer’s instructions.
5 Download the Student Data files for the course. You can download the data directly to student machines, to a central location on your own network, or to a disk.
a Connect to www.courseilt.com/instructor_tools.html.
b Click the link for Java/J++ to display a page of course listings, and then click the link for Java Programming, Second Edition (Updated).
c Click the link for downloading the Student Data files, and follow the instructions that appear on your screen.
Setup instructions for every class
Every time you teach this course, you will need to perform the following steps to set up each student computer.
1 Delete the contents of the Student Data folder, if necessary. (If this is the first time you are teaching the course, create a folder named Student Data at the root of the hard drive.)
2 Copy the data files to the Student Data folder. (See the download instructions in the preceding section.)
Topic B: Frequently asked questions
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Topic C: Course notes
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Topic D: Additional information
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