CS 151 Introduction to Programming
S1D 2012 DA
Lindroos, Gary D
MS Educational TechnologyBS Information SystemsAAS Computer Information Systems
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high school algebra proficiency
Textbook: Introduction to Programming with JAVA - A Problem Solving Approach by John & Raymond Dean - 1st Edition - McGraw Hill Higher Education ISBN: 978-0-07-304702-7
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Additional Resources: Sun Java Development Kit (JDK): Available from http://java.sun.com/javase/downloads/index.jsp
Eclipse: Available from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/ (choose Eclipse IDE for Java Developers)
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Educational Philosophy: Communication and interaction are key ingredients to the education process. Class participation will enhance the learning experience.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
All Park University courses must include a core assessment tool that measures the degree to which students learn the course's learning outcomes. School policy dictates that a student's performance on the core assessment tool must count for at least 20% of the student's total course grade. School policy also dictates that the core assessment tool must cover at least 75% of a course's learning outcomes.
For this course, the core assessment tool is a final exam. Teachers must create their own final exam and pattern it after the CS151 example exam found in the password-protected my.park faculty area, https://my.park.edu/ICS/Offices/Information_and_Computer_Science/. To avoid collaboration between students in different sections, teachers should not use the example exam's questions verbatim. But teachers are required to cover its same content, and they are strongly encouraged to follow its format closely.
In the final exam, there are two broad categories of questions that we evaluate separately – concepts and problem solving:
Concepts (terminology and concepts that should be memorized): relevant learning outcomes – 1, 6
Multiple-choice and true/false questions that ask the student about CS 151 concepts.
Problem solving (technical skills, critical thinking, and communication):
relevant learning outcomes – 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
Recommended guideline for evaluating the core assessment final exam:
Does not meet expectations
65% to 84%
no exam graded
50% to 74%
4 each class week 1
3 each class weeks 2-8
5 Homework/Lab Activities
(Weeks 1, 2, 3, 4-5, 6-7)
Late Submission of Course Materials: No late submissions are allowed without prior instructor approval.
Chapter Readings from Introduction to Programming and Problem Solving with Java
Programming Assignment Exam
Programming Assignment 1
Programming Assignment 2
Programming Assignment 3
Programming Assignment 4
Programming Assignment 5
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