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CS101 - Fundamentals of Computing

Fall 2021

General Information

This is the website for CS101 - Fundamentals of Computing offered in Fall 2021 and taught by Jeff Kinne (online), Krupali Parmar (face to face)

  • Class Hours: MWF 10-10:50 (face to face section)

  • Class Room: A-017 Root Hall (face to face section) and Zoom/Teams (online). See syllabus for information on joining lectures by Zoom or watching recordings.

  • Office Hours: Jeff - 11-noon and 2-3pm Mon-Fri; Krupali 10-11am/1-2pm on Tue/Thu, and 8-9pm Mon-Thu (evening hours online only); (see syllabus for how office hours will work)


Click on the links on the left for information about the course.

Course Announcements

  • Previous offerings - spring 2021, more on courses page

  • Nov 10 - h9 released, due Nov 17

  • Oct 27 - h8 released, due Nov 10

  • Oct 26 - h7 released, due Nov 3

  • Oct 18 - h6 released, due Oct 25

  • Oct 11 - reminder, q6 due by Oct 17

  • Oct 3 - p1 released, due Oct 11

  • Sep 27 - h5 released, due Oct 4

  • Sep 17 - exam1 info released, part 1 will be Sept 22-23, part 2 will be some time Sept 20-26, see links on the left

  • Sep 13 - start reading Automate the Boring Stuff with Python, chapters 0-2

  • Sep 10 - h4 released, due Sep 17

  • Aug 30 - q3 and q4 released, due Sept 8, see blackboard.

  • Aug 19 - h2 released, due Thu Aug 26

  • Aug 18 - q1 and h1 released and are checkpoint assignments. q2 released.

  • Aug 15 - basic plan is to follow the spring 2021 version, so can see that schedule for the order we will do things.

  • Aug 15 - announcements left here as a record to look back on, also send in blackboard.

  • Aug 15 - the two sections of the course will stay synchronized - same assignments, quizzes, etc.

  • Aug 15 - quizzes will be online in blackboard, will normally be available to be taken any time on the day of the quiz (for both sections of the course).

  • Aug 15 - "checkpoint" quiz or assignment is one that must be completed by a particular date to pass the course.

  • Aug 15 - first draft of course website/syllabus is ready.