CS 151 Introduction to Programming
F1LL 2006 LR
Hostetler, Michael L.
Masters of Arts – Computer Resources / Information ManagementBachelor of Science – Management / Computer Information Systems
Little Rock AFB, Bldg 840
14 August - 8 October 2006
6:00 - 9:00 PM
Textbook: Java, An Introduction to Problem Solving & Programming, Fourth Edition, Savitch, Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005
Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased though the Parkville Bookstore
The following captain website is a tutorial about downloading the Eclipse IDE used as the editor for the Java projects and programs used in this course.
The following prenhall website has links to download the SDK editor used in conjunction with the Eclipse IDE and example program files use in the textbook.
The Companion CD included with this textbook contains example programs and classes used in these chapters. Two editors are also included in this CD. TextPad is a simple IDE text editor that runs under Windows. Sun ONE Studio 4 and Sun Java SDK 2 editors run on Windows and Linux and are more complex than a plain editor like TextPad. Source code from the book, code for extra programming examples, and links to download locations for Java compilers and programming environments are provided on the book's web site:
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor's education philosophy is one of interactiveness through lectures, guided discussions, hands-on projects, and examinations. The instructor will engage each student in discusion lead learning to encourage an understanding of the basic concepts of computer programming and the design of computer programs.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment: Course outcomes and objectives will be assessed through examinations, quizes, and hands-on-program projects.
The final course grade will be determined using the following measurements:
Points Projects (5) 500
MidTerm & Final 200
Final Project 300
The following will be used to assign course letter grades:
1000 - 900 A
899 - 800 B
799 - 700 C
699 – 600 D
500 – 0 F
Late Submission of Course Materials: Extremely late submission of work will not be tolerated or accepted. 10% of project's points will be deducted for late submission of work.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Students are required to read all assigned material prior to class and be prepared to discuss the assigned material. Students are also required to complete all lab and homework projects. Students are responsible for all work assigned and submitted by the due date. The instructor reserves the right to add or take away any part of these requirements.
This is only a tentative schedule. Instructor has the right to make changes when necessary.
Aug 14 Introduction Chapter 1
Aug 16 Introduction Chapter 1
Aug 21 Primitive Types, Strings, and Console Chapter 2
Aug 23 Primitive Types, Strings, and Console Chapter 2
Aug 28 Flow of Control Chapter 3
Aug 30 Flow of Control Chapter 3
Sep 4 Holiday
Sep 6 MidTerm Chapters 1 - 3
Sep 11 Defining Classes and Methods Chapter 4
Sep 13 Defining Classes and Methods Chapter 4
Sep 18 Defining Classes and Methods Chapter 4
Sep 20 Objects and Methods Chapter 5
Sep 25 Objects and Methods Chapter 5
Sep 27 Arrays Chapter 6
Oct 2 Arrays Chapter 6
Oct 4 Final Chap 4 - 6
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