Link Search Menu Expand Document

Course Calendar

Week 1 (Aug 25 - Aug 29)

Lecture
Mon — Welcome and Abstraction slides | recording
Lab
Wed/Thurs ⁠— Welcome to Snap!
Disc
Fri — Snap! Scavenger Hunt | Solutions

Week 2 (Aug 30 - Sept 5)

Lecture
Mon — Functions slides | recording
Wed 9/1 – Numbers and Abstraction slides | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Build Your Own Blocks
Wed/Thurs — Conditionals, Reporters & Testing
Disc
Fri — Number Rep, Booleans, and Conditions | worksheet | solutions
Project
Project 1 is released! spec (due Wed 9/8)
Reading
Learning to Code (quiz due Friday at midnight) link to quiz

Week 3 (Sept 6 - Sept 12)

Lecture
Mon 9/6 is a Holiday
Wed — Lists, Scoping, and HOFs slides | recording
Lab
Tues/Wed — Lists and HOFs
Thurs/Mon — Algorithms
Disc
Fri — Domain and Range, HOFs, Scoping | worksheet | solution
Project
Tues — Project Party
Wed — Proj1 due
Proj2 is released! spec
Reading
Introduction to Abstraction

Week 4 (Sept 13 - Sept 19)

Lecture
Mon — Algorithms slides | recording
Wed — Algorithmic Complexity slides | recording
Exam
Tues — Quest
Lab
Mon — Algorithms
Wed/Thurs — Work Session
Disc
Fri — Algorithms and Quest Rehash worksheet | solutions
Project
Project 2 spec
Thurs — Project 2 Party
Reading
What is an Algorithm?
How Algorithms Shape Our World
Algorithms are Great and All, But They Can Also Ruin Lives
quiz due Friday by midnight

Week 5 (Sept 20 - Sept 26)

Lecture
Mon — Social Implications of Computing I slides | recording
Wed — Testing and 2048 slides | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Algorithmic Complexity
Wed/Thurs — Testing & Project 3
Disc
Fri - Algorithmic Complexity worksheet | solutions
Project
Tues — Project 2 due spec
Wed — Project 3 is released! spec
Reading
Gordon Moore Reflects on 50 Years of Moore’s Law
E-Waste Republic
quiz due Friday by midnight

Week 6 (Sept 27 - Oct 3)

Lecture
Mon — Recursion I slides | recording
Wed — Recursion II slides | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Boards
Wed/Thurs — Trees and Fractals
Disc
Fri — Intro to Recursion worksheet | solutions
Project
Project 3 spec
Reading
Blown to Bits: Chapter 1
Big O Notation — Simply explained
quiz due Friday by midnight

Week 7 (Oct 4 - Oct 10)

Lecture
Mon — Social Implications of Computing II Samhita’s slides | Hug’s slides | recording
Wed — Recursion III slides | recording pt.1 recording pt.2
Lab
Mon/Tues — Recursive Reporters
Wed/Thurs — Project 3 Work Session
Disc
Fri — Recursion II worksheet | solutions
Project
Mon/Tues — Project 3 Parties!
Thurs — Proj 3 due
Reading
Connected, but alone?

Week 8 (Oct 11 - Oct 17)

Lec
Mon — Procedures as Data - Higher Order Procedures slides | recording
Wed — Programming Paradigms slides | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Functions as Data, HOFs
Wed/Thurs — Midterm Work Session
Disc
Midterm Review Session worksheet | solutions
Project
Proj 4 is released spec
Reading
Addicted to Apps
How App Developers Keep Us Addicted To Our Smartphones

Week 9 (Oct 18 - Oct 24)

Exam
Mon&Tues — Midterm Exam
Lecture
Wed — Python I: Intro to Python slides | recording
Lab
Wed/Thurs — Welcome to Python
Disc
Fri — Intro to Python worksheet | solutions
Project
Thurs — Proj4 due
Sat — Proj4 comments due
Reading
Humans Need Not Apply

Week 10 (Oct 25 - Oct 31)

Lecture
Mon — Python: Built-in Types, Data Structures slides | recording
Wed — Python III: OOP in Python slides | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Data Structures in Python
Wed/Thurs — OOP in Python
Disc
Fri — List Comprehensions and Dictionaries worksheet | solutions
Project
Mon — Proj5 released spec
Wed — Final Project Proposal released spec
Fri — Final Project TECH spec released spec
Reading
Why Python is a Great First Language

Week 11 (Nov 1 - Nov 7)

Lecture
Mon — Python IV: HOFs slides | recording
Wed — Social Implications of Computing III slides
Lab
Mon/Tues — Text Processing in Python
Wed/Thurs — Work Session
Disc
Fri — Object-Oriented Programming worksheet | solution | Asynchronous Discussion
Project
Project 5 spec
Final Project Proposal proposal spec
Final Project technical spec
Reading
StarCraft II-playing AI AlphaStar takes out pros undefeated

Week 12 (Nov 8 - Nov 14)

Lecture
Mon — Python V - Managing Complexity slides | recording
Wed — Python VI - Data Science notebook and data | recording
Lab
Mon/Tues — Data Science
Wed/Thurs — NO LAB
Disc
Fri — Python HOFs, Lambdas, Tree Recursion worksheet | solutions
Project
Mon/Tues — Final Project Proposal Reviews (in lab)
Reading
What is Data Science?
How to Start Thinking Like a Data Scientist
Spurious Correlations

Week 13 (Nov 15 - Nov 21)

Lecture
Mon — Concurrency slides
Wed — Limits of Computing slides | video
Lab
Mon/Tues — Concurrency | recording
Wed/Thurs — Work Session
Disc
Fri — Social Implications Sessions
Project
Thurs — Final Proj Party
Reading
The Secret History of Women in Coding

Week 14 (Nov 22 - Nov 28)

Lecture
Mon — Alumni Panel
Lab
Mon/Tues — Debugging in OOP
BREAK
Wed-Fri — NO CLASS

Week 15 (Nov 29 - Dec 5)

Lecture
Mon — AI slides
Wed — Conclusion and Farewell
Lab
Mon/Tues — Work Session
Wed/Thurs — Work Session
Disc
Fri — Final Review and Farewell
Project
Tues — Final Project Party 5-8pm Discord and Cory 540AB
Wed — Final Project due proposal spec | technical spec
Reading
NO READING

RRR Week