ECE 496A - Teaching Practicum

Credits: 0

Counts as:

Experimental Course Offered: Fall 2007

Catalog Description:
Formal supervision and evaluation of Undergraduate Teaching Assistants hired for ECE 270. Requires presentation of "mini-lectures" and demonstrations for each lab experiment, as well as creation of updated materials for the laboratory (tutorials, experiments, lab practical exams).

Required Text(s): None.

Recommended Text(s): None.

Learning Outcomes:

A student who successfully fulfills the course requirements will have demonstrated:
  1. An ability to communicate effectively, in both oral and written form. [g]

Lab Outline:

Week(s) Lab Experiments
1 Lab Organization
2 Demonstration of Basic Logic Functions
3 Measurement of Gate Electrical Characteristics
4 Measurement of Gate Timing Characteristics
5 Implementation of Dual and Complement Functions
6 Investigation of Timing Hazards
7 Introduction to isp Lever and Programmable Logic Devices
8 7-Segment Alphabetic Decoder
9 Two's Complement 4-bit Magnitude Comparator
10 Introduction to Sequential Circuits
11 State Machine
12 Combination Lock
13 4-bit Arithmetic Logic Unit with Condition Codes
14 Simple Computer
15 Lab Practical Exam

Engineering Design Content:

Synthesis
Analysis
Construction
Testing

Engineering Design Consideration(s):

Economic