Tentative Schedule

Week Day Topics Reading Lab
1
09/07-09/11
1 Course Introduction
How we make computers think
1.1-1.8 Lab 1: First program
2 Java development basics 3.1-3.14
3 Java development basics cont...  
2
09/14-09/18
1 Java development basics cont... 3.15-3.23, A.2-A.3 Lab 2: Simple programs
2 Variables, assignment, and operations conversions 2.1-2.5
3 Decisions, repeating, flow charts, and pseudocode 2.6-2.12
3
09/21-09/25
1 Conditionals and Boolean logic == vs. .equals() 4.1-4.7 Lab 3: Conditionals
2 No class  
3 Looping and Nested Loops 4.8-4.15
4
09/28-10/02
1 Review   Lab 4: Looping
2 Exam I  
3 Pre-Built Classes 5.1-5.3, A.5
5
10/05-10/09
1 More Pre-Built Classes 5.4-5.6, A.4 Lab 5: Library classes
2 Even More Pre-Built Classes 5.7-5.8 format() tutorial
3 Object-Oriented Programming 6.1-6.7
6
10/12-10/16
1 UML and Object-Oriented Programming 6.8-6.12, A.7 Lab 6: Simple class
2 Class Exercise  
3 OO Details 7.1-7.13
7
10/19-10/23
1 Coding tips 8.1-8.4 Lab 7: Class implementation
2 Review  
3 Exam II  
8
10/26-10/30
1 Design strategies 8.5-8.11, 8.13-8.14 Lab 8: Class implementation
2 Class exercise 8.13-8.14, 8.16
3 Arrays 9.1-9.6
9
11/02-11/06
1 Class Exercise   Lab 9: Arrays
2 Arrays continued 9.7, 9.9-9.11
3 ArrayList Class 10.1-10.5
10
11/09-11/13
1 Class Exercise   Lab 10: ArrayLists
2 Review/catch-up  
3 Review for Final Exam  
11
11/16-11/20
Final Exam