IST 256
Fall 2009
Lectures and Labs

Week 16 Monday,
December 14
  • Final Exam on Thursday, December 17 at 3:45 - 5:45 in 010
          You may bring 1 page of notes (front and back) to use during the exam, no other resources should be used
    Exam will be on-line, but paper is also available if preferred
    Please sit spaced out, use every other workstation

  • Project Presentations
        5 minutes each group
        ?? Put project.exe (from bin/Debug)and data files on USB memory
    Be a good audience for other groups
  • Week 15 Wednesday,
    December 9
    Week 15 Monday,
    December 7
    • Remaining Schedule
      • Project Presentations on December 14
      • Final Exam on December 17 at 3:45 - 5:45
              You may bring 1 page of notes (front and back) to use during the exam, no other resources should be used

    • Questions about the Project and Project Groups
    • Lab Week 15, Day 1
            Review Questions

    Week 14 Wednesday,
    December 2
    Week 14 Monday,
    November 30
    Week 13 Monday,
    November 23
  • Final Project assignment: Final Project
       Materials placed in the iLMS under Final Project Resources
  • Class Topic: Two-dimensional Arrays, in Arrays
  • Lab Week 13
          Working with Two-dimensional arrays
  • Week 12 Wednesday,
    November 18
    • Schedule lab Hours
    • Class topic: Review Record Structures, Hierarchical Records and the With Statement
    • Lab Week 12, Day 2
            Extending the Student Record Example
    Week 12 Monday,
    November 16
    Week 11 Wednesday,
    November
    Week 11 Monday,
    November 9
    • Exam 2
    Week 10 Wednesday,
    November 4
    • Review for Exam 2, on Monday, November 9 in class
         This is a closed book exam.
    Week 10 Monday,
    November 2
    Week 9 Wednesday,
    October 28
    Week 9 Monday,
    October 26
    Week 8 Wednesday,
    October 21
    Week 8 Monday,
    October 19
    Week 7 Wednesday,
    October 14
    Week 7 Monday,
    October 12
    Week 6 Wednesday,
    October 7
    • Assignment 1 Feedback
    • Exam 1 Feedback
    • Class topic for today: Introduction to Procedures
    • Lab Week 6, Day 1
            Writing a program with a general procedure, based on SimpleProc
    Week 6 Monday,
    October 5
    • Exam 1
    Week 5 Wednesday,
    September 30
    Week 4 Wednesday,
    September 23
    Week 3 Wednesday,
    September 16
    Week 3 Monday,
    September 14
    • Review the last lab with arithmetic operators
    • Class topic for today: Decision Structures: If Statements
    • Example program: Compute Salary, showing Program Development and Programming Style
      • Design user interface
      • Decide on names and types of variables and where to declare them
      • Write comments at the top of the program for what it does, include the name of the programmer
      • Write comments for variable declarations, and at least one comment for each Sub program. Put comments on individual statements as necessary.
    • Close() or End Statement
    • Homework Assignment: Assignment 1
    • Lab Week 3, Day 1
      • Writing a program: Compute Salary
    Week 2 Wednesday,
    September 9
    Week 1 Wednesday,
    September 3
    • Visual Studio 2008 is available from the iSchool web site.
    • Review Visual Basic programming model
    • Visual Basic details: Objects and Properties
    • Show example program, ComputeSum, reviewing programming environment, error indicators
    • Class topic for today: memory model, variables, assignment, and types Integer, Single and String.
      • Writing two programs: ComputeSum and ConvertCelsius
      • Lab Week 2
      • Hand in your Lab Sheet and programs from Monday and Wednesday.
    Week 1 Monday,
    August 31