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Reading Assignments Reading assignments for each week are posted on the course schedule. To get the most from this course, you should attempt to read the relevant pages of the textbook in advance of the class in which the topic is covered. Summary Powerpoint presentations and other resource materials are available on the course schedule. Students will be tested on the content of reading assignments. Course Material The required textbook, data files and all other resources are available from the course schedule for the current semester. Please familiarise yourself with the resources on the course schedule. To get the most from this course, you should attempt to review the course material in advance of the week in which it is presented. Software Python 3 Class Rules Regular attendance is mandatory. Please do not talk during lectures. For more information on college policies and procedures, please refer to the Student Handbook. Academic Honesty Academic Honesty plays a key role in our efforts to maintain a high standard of academic excellence and integrity. Students are advised that all acts of intellectual dishonesty are subject to disciplinary action by the College; serious infractions will be dealt with in accordance with the Code of Academic Honesty. Click here for important notes
on Academic Honesty by Greg Baker, SFU.
Click here for an example of academic dishonesty. For more information on college policies and procedures, please refer to the Policy and Procedure Manual. Academic Dishonesty Plagiarism To pass off another's ideas, writings or programs as one's own is considered a form of cheating (plagiarism). However, if documented credit is given where it is due, students may use any resource they wish to complete assignments. For more information on college policies and procedures, please refer to the Student Handbook. Quiz and Exam Rules Academic honesty is mandatory No talking or communication No books or electronic equipment allowed No dictionaries or calculators allowed Cell phones must be switched off All your belongings - bags, coats, etc should be placed at the front of the room You should have with you only a pen Click here for important notes
on Academic Honesty by Greg Baker, SFU.
For more information on college policies and procedures, please refer to the Student Handbook. Evaluation
(% of final grade) Course Participation 10% Quiz 1 6% Quiz 2 6% Quiz 3 8% Midterm Exam (x 1) 30% Final Exam (x 1) 40%Assignment labs involves the work of the individual student. The final assignment involves team work. Students may be tested in a quiz or exam on the content of reading assignments and lab assignments. Quiz and exam dates and topics are shown on the course schedule. At the end of the course, the lowest scoring quiz will be dropped, making the remaining two quizzes worth 20%. Quizzes Quizzes are worth a total of 20% of the final grade. Quizzes are in the form of multiple choice, true/false, fill-in-the-blank, short answer questions, or any combination of these. Quiz dates and topics are shown on the course schedule. Quiz 1 6% Quiz 2 6% Quiz 3 8% At the end of the course, the lowest scoring quiz will be dropped, making the remaining two quizzes worth 20%. Assignments Click here for info about lab assignments. Team Assignment The final assignment involves team work. Each team must work independently of the other teams. Each team member is expected to contribute an equal amount of time to the total workload of the assignment. Each team will present the results of their final assignment during the last week of the semester. Students may be tested on the content of assignments. All the details are shown on C4. Submitting Assignment Files For each week of the semester, all lab assignments are submitted to the C4 system. Homework From time to time you will be given homework assignments. Each student must complete the homework assignments. Students may be tested in a quiz or an exam on the content of homework assignments. Homework assignment issue dates are shown on C4. Course Participation You are expected to review all the material presented on the C4 system for the course. Participation means being actively involved and interested in the course, giving due respect to fellow students and instructor. Documented evidence of participation takes the form of activity/attendance rosters, student conduct records and saved assignments. Exams Exams are composed of a mixture of: multiple choice, true/false, predict-the-output and written questions. Exams are closed book. The Midterm Exam is worth 30% and the Final Exam is worth 40%. Online Gradebook Grades
A+ 91 - 100 C+ 65 - 69 A 86 - 90 C 60 - 64 A- 80 - 85 C- 55 - 59 B+ 77 - 79 P 50 - 54 B 73 - 76 F Below 50 B- 70 - 72Online Gradebook Status Reports Your attendance, conduct and progress will be monitored throughout this course. You may inspect your status report at any time using the Online Gradebook. REMINDER This course is challenging. As well as weekly lab assignments, there are weekly reading assignments. Students are expected to devote the appropriate amount of time for study.