CSCI120
Introduction to Computer Science
and Programming I - using Python 3




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Fall 2016 Semester - Tentative Schedule (Actual Schedule is on C4):

Week Lecture / Topic Assignment Homework Textbook Reading Reference
1-1 Course Details / Intro CS and Python C4 / Lab 1A / Lab 1B Read all under Reading column for current week, each week. Course Details / Intro CS and Python History of Computers / Computer Science
1-2 IPP  / Data Types and Processing / Python 3 Input / Algorithms / Numbering Systems Create and run a Python 3 program /
Lab 1C / Lab 1D
  IPP / Chapter 1 / Intro to Prog (Sections 1,3,4 and 6) / DTP / Algorithms / Numbering Systems Example Python 3 Programs / Python 3 Textbook / IDLE's debugging tools
2-1 Data Types and Processing Lab 2A   IPP / Chap 2 / Intro to Prog (Sections 4,7 and 8) / DTP Example Python 3 Programs / Python 3 Textbook / IDLE's debugging tools
2-2 Processing and Selection Lab 2B Numbering Systems / Intro to Prog section 2 Chap 5.1 - 5.7 / Intro to Prog section 5 and 9.1 / PPS Example Python 3 Programs
3-1 Processing and Selection Lab 3A Numbering Systems / Intro to Prog section 2 Chap 5.1 - 5.7 / Intro to Prog section 5 and 9.1 / PPS Example Python 3 Programs
3-2 Repetition and String Formatting Lab 3B   Intro to Prog section 9.2 / Ch7.1-7.4 / RSF Python Help / Example Python 3 Programs / Programming Hints
4-1 Repetition and String Formatting Lab 4A   Intro to Prog section 9.2 / Ch7.1-7.4 / RSF Python Help / Example Python 3 Programs / Programming Hints
4-2 Repetition and String Formatting Lab 4B   Intro to Prog section 9.2 / Ch7.1-7.4 / RSF Example Python Programs
5-1 Quiz 1 on topics of weeks 1 - 4     Intro to Prog section 9.2 / Ch7.1-7.4 / RSF Example Python Programs
5-2 Functions Lab 5A   Functions / Chap 3 / Chap 6.1 - 6.4  
6-1 Monday 10th October 2016 - Thanksgiving Holiday        
6-1 Functions Lab 6A   Functions / Chap 3 / Chap 6.1 - 6.4  
6-2 Functions Lab 6B   Functions / Chap 3 / Chap 6.1 - 6.4  
7-1 Midterm Exam        
7-2 Lists Lab 7A   Lists / Chapter 10 Example Python 3 Programs / Programming Hints
8-1 Lists Lab 8A   Lists / Chapter 10 Example Python 3 Programs / Programming Hints
8-2 Lists Lab 8B   Lists / Chapter 10 Example Python 3 Programs / Programming Hints
9-1 Strings Lab 9A   Strings / Chapter 8  
9-2 Strings Lab 9B   Strings / Chapter 8  
10-1 Files and Exceptions Lab 10A   Files and Exceptions / Chapter 14 (Ch14.1-Ch14.5)  
10-2 Quiz 2   Homework 3 issued    
11-1 Files and Exceptions and Searching Lab 11A   Files and Exceptions / Chapter 14 (Ch14.1-Ch14.5)  
11-2 Searching Lab 11B   Searching  
12-1 Sorting and Complexity Lab 12A   Sorting and Complexity Computational Complexity
12-2 Introduction to Classes (OOP1) Lab 12B     OOP 1 (Video)
13-1 Programming with Classes (OOP2) Lab 13A     OOP 2 (Video)
13-2 Quiz 3        
14-1 Quiz 3 Results and Course Review        


Week 14  The Final Exam (35% - on all the above topics.)
 Check college website or admin office notice board for date of final exam. Report exam conflicts ASAP.
(Final Exam 35%, Midterm 30%, Quizzes 20%, Classroom and Homework Participation 15%)








































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