IST 256
Spring 2009
Lectures and Labs

Week 15 Monday,
April 27
  • Remaining Schedule - Assignment 4 due on May 4 (see below)
  • Lab Hours: Wednesday, Apr 29, 5-7pm, Hinds 013
         Thursday, Apr 30, 5-7pm
         Saturday, May 2, 3-5pm
         or email as help is needed.
  • Final Exam on May 4 at 2:45 - 4:45
          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

  • Questions about Assignment 4
  • Course WrapUp
  • Final Exam Review
  • Lab Week 15
          Review Questions

Week 14 Wednesday,
April 22
Week 14 Monday,
April 20
Week 13 Wednesday,
April 15
  • Remaining Schedule -
    Assignment 3 due on April 20 at the begining of class
      Lab hours schedule announced in class
    Assignment 4 will be due at the Final Exam
  • Class topic: More on Record Structures , Hierarchical Records and the With Statement
  • Example Program: Searching for elements of an array
  • Lab Week 13, Part 2
          Extending the Student Record Example
Week 13 Monday,
April 13
Week 12 Wednesday,
April 8
Week 12 Monday,
April 6
  • Exam 2
Week 11 Wednesday,
April 1
Week 11 Monday,
March 30
Week 10 Wednesday,
March 25
Week 10 Monday,
March 23
Week 9 Wednesday,
March 18
Week 9 Monday,
March 16
Week 8 Wednesday,
March 4
Week 8 Monday,
March 2
Week 7 Wednesday,
February 25
Week 7 Monday,
February 23
Week 6 Wednesday,
February 18
  • Exam 2
Week 6 Monday,
February 16
  • Assignment 1 Feedback
  • Class topic for today: Introduction to Procedures
  • Exam 1 Review
  • Exam 1 is a Closed Book exam. There should be nothing on your screen except the iLMS exam windows, and no open papers at your workstation on Wednesday during the exam.
Week 5 Wednesday,
February 11
Week 5 Monday,
February 9
Week 4 Wednesday,
February 4
  • Reminder: Assignment 1 due on February 9
    TA lab hours, software
  • Class topic for today: Iteration (Loops): the While loop
  • Example program: Double the Penney using For and While
  • Lab Week 4, Part 2
    • Understanding For and While Loops
    • Writing a program: Compute Savings with a While Loop
Week 4 Monday,
February 2
Week 3 Wednesday,
January 28
  • Review Monday's lab
  • 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.
  • Property: Visible
  • Close() Statement
  • Homework Assignment: Assignment 1
  • Lab Week 3, Part 2
    • Writing a program: Compute Salary
Week 3 Monday,
January 26
Week 2 Wednesday,
January 21
  • Review Lab program from last time (Counter program) and discuss memory model, variables and assignment
  • Class topic for today: Constants, Variables, Assignment and a little I/O
  • Discuss Visual Basic programming environment; error indicators
  • Program Example: ComputeSum
  • Lab Week 2
    • Writing two programs: ComputeSum and ConvertCelsius
    • (Lab grades will appear in the iLMS gradbook.)
Week 1 Wednesday,
January 14
Week 1 Monday,
January 12