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Homework Assignments

Homework Assignments Fall 2017

There are two types of assignments:

  1. Weekly homework - completed in one week.
  2. Projects - projects will cover a number of weeks.

Homework Assignments

Week This Week's Topics and Reading Assignments
Week 1
8/29 - 8/31
Read all the material on the course web page, especially the material on the University computing policy.
UNIX - Read Chapter 2.1 - 2.6
Assignment 1 , due 9/7
See Writing Assignment 1 , due 9/7
Week 2
9/5 - 9/7
Complete Unix - Read Chapter 2 and
Introduction to Spreadsheets - Read material Chapter 1.1 - 1.4
After you read the sections, for review do the problems at the end of each section
Assignment 1 , due 9/7
Writing Assignment 1, due 9/7
Quiz on Thursday over UNIX (Chapter 2)
Assignment 2 , due 9/14
Week 3
9/12 - 9/14
Spreadsheets: Basic built-in functions, plotting, and equation solving
Read material Chapter 1.3 - 1.6
For review do the problems at the end of sections 1.1 - 1.4
For review do the problems 1 - 3, in section 1.12
Quiz on Thursday over Excel (Chapter 1.1 - 1.3)
Assignment 2 , due 9/14
Assignment 3 , due 9/21
Week 4
9/19 - 9/21
Spreadsheets: Read Sections 1.6 - 1.7 Trendlines, semi-log and log-log
Read Sections 1.8 - 1.9 Matrices, Linear Algebra
Quiz on Thursday over sections 1.1 - 1.6
Writing Assignment 2, due 10/5
Assignment 4, due 9/21
Assignment 5, due 9/26
First Year Career Conference on Saturday September 23, 2017, you must attend this event
Week 5
9/26 - 9/28
Spreadsheets: Read Sections 1.8 - 1.10 Matrices, Linear Algebra and Statistical operations
Quiz on Thursday over sections 1.7 - 1.8
Writing Assignment 2, due 10/5
Assignment 6, due 9/28
Assignment 7, due 10/3
Week 6
10/3 - 10/5
Spreadsheets: Read Section 1.11 Adding Logic and Text commands
Review all of Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
Writing Assignment 2, due 10/5
Assignment 8, due 10/5
Assignment 9, due 10/12, you need this file HW9.xlsx
Week 7
10/12

Assignment 9, due 10/11, you will need this file HW9.xlsx
Assignment 10, due 10/26
Assignment 10 Grading Key
Week 8
10/17 & 10/19
TEST 1
Test 1 on Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
Written Test 1 on Tuesday at 7:00 pm in DL120/121
Computer Test 1 on Tuesday in your class section.
Assignment 10, due 10/26
Assignment 10 Grading Key
Writing Assignment 3 , due Tuesday 10/31
Week 9
10/24 - 10/26
Introduction to HTML - Sections 3.1 - 3.11
First two phases of individual Web page project
Assignment 10, due 10/26
Assignment 10 Grading Key
Assignment 11, due 11/2
Assignment 11 Grading Key
Writing Assignment 3 , due Tuesday 10/31
Week 10
10/31 - 11/2
Continue HTML Read Sections 3.11 - 3.13
Writing Assignment 3 , due 10/31
Assignment 11, due 11/2
Assignment 11 Grading Key
Assignment 12, due 11/9
Assignment 12 Grading Key
Week 11
11/7 - 11/9
Start JavaScript
Individual Web Page Project , due 11/16
Individual Web Page Grading check sheet
Team Web page project , due 12/5
Team Web Page Grading check sheet
Assignment 12, due 11/9
Writing Assignment 4 , due 11/21
Power Point Presentation , due 11/27
Assignment 12 Grading Key
Assignment 13, due 11/21                 
Assignment 13 Grading Key
Week 12
11/14 - 11/16
JavaScript: JavaScript: Read Section 3.13 and 3.14
Use of branching and loops
Arrays
Introduction to forms and form validation
Individual Web Page Project , due 11/16
Individual Web Page Grading check sheet
Team Web page project , due 12/5
Writing Assignment 4 , due 11/21
Power Point Presentation , due 11/27
Assignment 13, due 11/21                 
Assignment 13 Grading Key
Week 13
11/21
JavaScript: Read Section 3.13 and 3.14
Writing Assignment 4 and Introduction to Power Point Project
Thanksgiving Break
Team Web page project , due 12/5
Writing Assignment 4 , due 11/21
Oral ppt and Poster , due 11/27
Week 14
11/28 - 11/30
Read Section 3.13 - 3.14
Continue JavaScript
Team Web page project , due 12/5
Oral ppt and Poster , due 11/27
Assignment 14, due 12/5
Week 15
12/5 - 12/7
Prepare for final
Read Section 3.15
Introduction to Style guides
Assignment 14, due 12/5
Assignment 14 Grading Key
Team Web page project , due 12/5
Team Web Page Grading check sheet
April 7, 2018 Conference Call for Papers
Computer Final Exam on Thursday 12/7 in class
Week 16
12/11
Finals week Written Final Exam covering Chapters 1 - 3, on Monday 12/11 from Noon - 1:50 p.m., Room: ALUM07AUD