Tentative Schedule

Week Day Topics Reading Lab
1
09/05-09/09
1 Course Introduction
How we make computers think video
1.1-1.8 Lab 1: First program
2 Java development basics video 3.1-3.14
3 Java development basics cont... review video  
2
09/12-09/16
1 Java development basics cont... video 3.15-3.23, A.2-A.3 Lab 2: Simple programs
2 Variables, assignment, and operations conversions video 2.1-2.5
3 Decisions, repeating, flow charts, and pseudocode review video 2.6-2.12
3
09/19-09/23
1 Conditionals and Boolean logic == vs. .equals() video 4.1-4.7 Lab 3: Conditionals
2 Looping and Nested Loops review video 4.8-4.15
3 In class activity video 4, video 8, starOut  
4
09/26-09/30
1 Review   Lab 4: Looping
2 Exam I  
3 Pre-Built Classes video 5.1-5.3, A.5
5
10/03-10/07
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
10/10-10/14
1 UML and Object-Oriented Programming 6.8-6.12, A.7 Lab 6: Simple class
2 Class Exercise  
3 OO Details review 7.1-7.13
7
10/17-10/21
1 Coding tips 8.1-8.4 Lab 7: Class implementation
2 Review  
3 Exam II  
8
10/24-10/28
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
10/31-11/04
1 Class Exercise   Lab 9: Arrays
2 Arrays continued 9.7, 9.9-9.11
3 ArrayList Class 10.1-10.5
10
11/07-11/11
1 Class Exercise review   Lab 10: ArrayLists
2 Review/catch-up  
3 Review for Final Exam  
11
11/14-11/18
Final Exam