IST 256
Spring 2012
Lectures and Labs

Week 14 Thurssday,
April 26
  • Please check grading in the iLMS and Participation sheets
  • Final Exam Schedule
  • Lab Session: Final Exam Review
    Final Exam Topics Review Topics
Week 14 Tuesday,
April 24
Week 13 Thursday,
April 19
Week 13 Tuesday,
April 17
  • Reminder of Exam Schedule
  • Review Final Project assignment
  • Review Programming Examples related to the Final Project
  • Final Project Groups
  • Lab Session: Group Meetings      To complete today's lab, submit your group's data topic, the roles of people in your group and potential functionality of the user interface into a lab assignment link under the Assignments button in Blackboard.
Week 12 Thursday,
April 12
Week 12 Tuesday,
April 10
  • Schedule of Help Sessions for Assignment 3, due Tuesday, April 17 at the beginning of class
            Wednesday, April 11, 3:30 - 5pm (013 Hinds)
            Thursday, April 12, 3:45 - 4:45pm (010 Hinds)
            Friday, April 13, 1:45 - 3:30pm (013 Hinds)
            Monday, April 16, 3:30 - 5pm (013 Hinds)
            Monday, April 16, 5:15 - 6:45pm (013 Hinds)
            Tuesday, April 17, 11:00 - 12:15pm (027 Hinds)
  • Class topics for today: Sorting
    • Demonstration
    • Sorting: bubble sort, selection sort, insertion sort Sorting Algorithm Demo
    • Swapping values of variables
    • Develop program for bubble sort
  • Lab Session
    Sorting and the Students program Lab Week 12, Tuesday
  • Assignment: Draft Final Project, a preliminary look at the final project, thinking of topics and team members
  • Please send email by Thursday's class time to njmccrac@syr.edu to make a request for a group for the final project.
Week 11 Thursday,
April 5
Week 11 Tuesday,
April 3
Week 10 Thursday,
March 29
Week 10 Tuesday,
March 27
  • Second In-Class Exam
Week 9 Thursday,
March 22
  • Second Exam Review
       Note: do not hand in this lab; use it for study
       Check BlackBoard Content -> Exam Materials for additional study materials
Week 9 Tuesday,
March 20
  • Upcoming Schedule: Exam 2 is on March 27
  • Class topics for today:
        Writing to Files
        Reading CSV files
  • Example used during Lab:
        FileWriteWords application
  • Lab Session Lab Week 9, Tuesday

March 13 and 15

Spring Break

Week 8 Thursday,
Narch 8
Week 8 Tuesday,
March 6
Week 7 Thursday,
March 1
  • Set up Homework Help Sessions:
            Friday, March 2, 2:30 - 4pm (013 Hinds)
            Monday, March 5, 3:30-5pm (013 Hinds)
            Tuesday, March 6, 10:45am - 12:15pm (027 Hinds)
            Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-5pm (013 Hinds)
            Thursday, March 8, 10:45am - 12:15pm (027 Hinds)
  • Programming Examples, including Multiple Forms
  • Quiz on Arrays and Checkboxes
  • Finding the average value and the maximum value of an array
  • Lab Session Lab Week 7, Thursday
Week7 Tuesday,
February 28
Week 6 Thursday,
February 23
Week 6 Tuesday,
February 21
  • Schedule Notes: Homework 2 assigned next time and due on March 8.
        Quiz next class on methods
  • Class topic: More about Methods
  • Example: Writing a method
  • Lab Session Lab Week 6, Tuesday
Week 5 Thursday,
February 16
Week 5 Tuesday,
February 14
  • First In-Class Exam
Week 4 Thursday,
February 9
Week 4 Tuesday,
February 7
  • Quiz next time on Boolean operators and Loops
  • Homework Due today - zip project folder
  • First In-class Exam is February 14
  • Exam review next time
  • Review currency and decimal formatting
  • Class Topic: Continue with Iteration, Iteration - While Loops
  • Lab Session Lab Week 4, Tuesday
Week 3 Thursday,
February 2
Week 3 Tuesday,
January 31
  • Quiz
  • Homework Help Sessions
  • Discuss Homework Design
  • Class topic for today: Boolean Operators
       Examples
  • Lab Session Lab Week 3, Tuesday
Week 2 Thursday,
January 26
  • Class topics for today: Objects and Functions (continued from last time), including Java Math API
       Nested Conditional Statements
  • Introduce Homework Assignment
  • Quiz (open note) next class on conditional statements
  • Lab Session Lab Week 2, Thursday
  • Homework 1 Due February 7 at (or shortly after) the start of class.
Week 2 Tuesday,
January 24
Week 1 Thursday,
January 19
Week 1 Tuesday,
January 17
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