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Course Syllabus

ENGR0011: Course Syllabus Fall 2017

 

Week 1 (8/29 & 8/31)
Introduction to the Computer Lab.
Basic course information
Introduction to ENGR0011 Policies - Review web site
Introduce to the UNIX basics - Sections 2.1 - 2.4
Introduction to the Pitt Computing Environment
Your Computer Account
University Computer Policies
Introduce to the UNIX basics
Introduction to the UNIX File System
Absolute and relative addressing using cp and mv
Unix File Management Commands - man, ls, cd, pwd, mkdir, rmdir, rm, chmod
Introduction to Putty/ssh
Thursday - Writing Instruction 1
Homework
Week 2 (9/5 & 9/7)
UNIX basics - Complete Chapter 2
Review Absolute and relative addressing using cp and mv
Review Unix File Management Commands - man, ls, cd, pwd, mkdir, rmdir, rm, chmod
review Putty/ssh, Internet and the World Wide Web, Pitt email system
Introduction to PICO
Miscellaneous Unix Commands - csh, cal, date, more, pg, spell, ispell, who, xterm
Review Communication Unix Commands - telnet, ftp, rlogin, finger, email
Introduction to Excel
Introduction to Excel - Sections 1.1 - 1.3
Basic mathematics operations
Absolute and Relative addressing
Built-in functions
Thursday - Writing Assignment 1 due
Thursday - Quiz 1, Chapter 2
Homework
Week 3 (9/12 and 9/14)
Excel - Sections 1.1 - 1.6
Return Writing Assignment 1 and Introduce Writing Assignment 2
Sorting data
Conditional Formatting
VLookup
Plotting
Solving Equations with plotting
Goal Seek
Review of basic Math concepts
Thursday - Writing Instruction 2
Thursday - Quiz 2, Chapter 1 (Chapter 1.1 - 1.3)
Homework
Week 4 (9/19 and 9/21)
Section 1.7
Trendlines
Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
Semi-log and Log-log plots and filtering
Conditional Formatting
Least squares
Software for the Writing Assignment - Introduction to MicroSoft Word
Thursday - Quiz 3, Chapter 1.4 - 1.6
Saturday September 23 First Year Career Conference
Homework
Week 5 (9/26 and 9/28)
Sections 1.8 - 1.10
Complete curve fitting section 1.7
Introduction to Matrices section 1.8
Linear Algebra section 1.9
Use of matrices to solve equations
Thursday - Quiz 4, Chapter 1.5
Thursday - Writing Instruction 2 update and feedback from conference
Homework
Week 6 (10/3 & 10/5)
Basic Stat
Statistical operations - Section 1.10
Histograms
Adding logic to a spreadsheet - Section 1.11
Working with text - Section 1.11
Thursday - Writing Assignment 2 due
Thursday - Quiz 5, Chapter 1.7 - 1.9
Homework
Week 7 (10/12)
There is no Tuesday this week. Tuesday is really Monday
Complete Excel
Thursday - Quiz 6, Chapter 1.10 - 1.11
Practice Written Exam
Thursday Introduction to HTML - Sections 3.1 - 3.5
Basic HTML Tags - html, head, title, body, P, Headings
Putting your files online
Homework
Week 8 (10/17 & 10/19)
Test 1
Written Test 1 Tuesday 10/17 At 7:00 pm in LAWRENCE HALL rooms 120 and 121 - covering UNIX and Excel 
Inclass Computer Test 1 Tuesday 10/17 - during your class period
Thursday Return Writing Assignment 2 and Introduce Writing Assignment 3
Introduction to HTML - Sections 3.1 - 3.5
Basic HTML Tags - html, head, title, body, P, Headings
Review sections 3.1 - 3.5
UL, OL, DL, PRE, HR
(BLOCKQUOTE, ADDRESS, BR)
Character Formatting
Escape Sequences
Additional HTML coding: Color, Linking and Images - Sections 3.8 - 3.10
Background graphics
Introduction to Background colors and text color
Adding color to documents
Thursday - Writing Instruction 3
Homework
Week 9 (10/24 & 10/26)
Introduction to HTML - Sections 3.6 - 3.10
Additional HTML coding: Color, Linking and Images - Sections 3.8 - 3.10
Introduction to linking to different documents
Introduction to linking to sections in the same document
Adding links to email addresses to a page.
Introduction to Images
Additional HTML coding: Tables, Sections 3.11
Introduction to Tables
Thursday - Follow up on Writing Instruction 3
Homework
Week 10 (10/31 & 11/2)
Additional HTML coding: Tables, Frames - Sections 3.11 - 3.12
Introduction to Tables
Introduction to Frames Section 3.12
Introduction to JavaScripts - Section 3.13
Introduction to syntax of code 3.13-1 - 3.13-6
Tuesday - Writing Assignment 3 due
Tuesday - Quiz 7, Chapter 3.1 - Chapter 3.10
Thursday - Quiz 8, Chapter 3.1 - Chapter 3.11 covers Tables
Homework
Week 11 (11/7 & 11/9)
Introduction to JavaScripts - Section 3.13
Introduction to operations 3.13-7 - 3.13-12
Controlling the direction in a script 3.13-13 - 3.13-14
Controlling the direction in a script with a loop 3.13-14 - 3.13-15
Thursday - Return Writing Assignment 3 and Introduce Writing Assignment 4
Thursday Quiz 9, Chapter 3.12 covers  Frames
Homework
Week 12 (11/14 & 11/16)
Review Javascript and forms section 3.14
Controlling the direction in a script 3.13-13 - 3.13-14
Controlling the direction in a script with a loop 3.13-14 - 3.13-15
Complete JavaScript - Use of Methods, 3.13-16 - 3.13-18
Functions 3.13-19
Introduction to Forms - Section 3.14
Thursday Quiz 10, Chapter 3.13 covers simple scripts
Homework
Week 13 (11/21)
Review Javascript and forms
Thanksgiving Break on Thursday - no college
Introduction to Forms - Section 3.14
Function calls
Introduction to Power Point
Presentation Tips for Final Presentation Click on Public Speaking
Tuesday - Hand in Writing Assignment 4
Homework
Week 14 (11/28 & 11/30)
Continue JavaScript - functions and form validation
Team Web page requirements modified to include form validation
Thursday Quiz 11, Chapter 3.13 - 3.14
Introduction to Style Guides - section 3.15
Monday - Poster and Power Point due
Homework
Week 15 (12/5 & 12/7)
Return Writing Assignment 4 and Introduce ENGR0012 writing assignment
Tuesday - Quiz 12, Chapter 3.15
Introduction to Style Guides - section 3.15
Practice exam 1
Practice exam 2
Thursday Computer test - Chapter 3.1 - 3.15
Prepare for Final
Tuesday - Feedback on Writing Assignment 4
ENGR0012 Call for papers assignment April 7, 2018 conference
Homework
Week 16
FINALS WEEK
Final covering Chapters 1 - 3, on Monday December 11 from Noon - 1:50 p.m. in rooms: ALUM07AUD, do not bring a calculator to the test
Practice javascript for the final
ENGR0012 Call for papers assignment April 7, 2018 conference