CS1200 Intro to Computer Science Fall 2019

Instructor: John Cole

This schedule is tentative and subject to change.  Readings are from the Landis book unless otherwise indicated.

Week Date Topic Reading Due
1 8/20/2018 CS 1200 Basics, Syllabus Overview, Welcome Week Event Highlights    
8/22/2018 Keys to success in Computer Science Study Chapter 1
2 8/27/2018 CS vs SE & other engineering professions Chapter 2
8/29/2018

Problem Solving/Pseudocode

Slides Homework 1
3 9/3/2018 Guest Presentation on Academic Dishonesty and Ethics: TBA
  9/5/2018 Problem Solving Slides Homework 2
4 9/10/2018 Problem Solving Slides  
9/12/2018 Problem Solving Slides
5 9/17/2018 Learning/Growth Mindset Chapter 3  
9/19/2018 Learning/Growth Mindset Chapter 3
6 9/24/2018 Making the most of how you are taught Chapter 4  
9/26/2018 Making learning work for you Chapter 5
7 10/1/2018 Exam review and project assignment    
10/3/2018 Exam 1 in the classroom
8 10/8/2018 Design    
  10/10/2018 Software Lifecycle    
9 10/15/2018 Guest lecture -- Recent graduate TBA; also guest presentation on Internships by Jerry Alexander  
  10/17/2018 Personal Growth Chapter 6  
10 10/22/2018 Broadening Your Horizons Chapter 7  
10/24/2018 Guest lecture on cybersecurity: Dr. Kevin Hamlen  
11 10/29/2018 Orientation to the Engineering Education System Chapter 8
  10/31/2018 Teams Slides  
12 11/5/2018 Teams Slides
11/7/2018 Effective Thinking -- Intro and Part 1 Slides
13 11/12/2018 Effective Thinking -- Part 2    
11/14/2018 Effective Thinking -- Part 3  
14 11/19/2018 Exam Review    
  11/21/2018 Exam 2 in the classroom    
15 11/26/2018 Thanksgiving Break -- no classes  
11/28/2018 Thanksgiving Break -- no classes    
16 12/3/2018 Project Presentations Student Slides  
  12/5/2018 Project Presentations