An introduction to computer terminology and concepts of computing. Hands on experience with tools available on the Internet to find information, as well as microcomputer applications such as a word processor and a spreadsheet package.
Coordinator for Section 0101
Important announcements related to the course will be posted on this page. Make sure you check this page at least once a day.
Sun Dec/17, 10:32 am: Final exam scores and final course grade are now available through grades.cs.umd.edu. We have also submitted grades to the registrar's office. If the letter grade submitted to the registrar's office differs from the one you see in grades.cs.umd.edu, let us know. I will no longer be available until the first week of January. Happy Holidays. Nelson
Mon Dec/11, 1:53 pm: True Names paper scores are now available through grades.cs.umd.edu. If you have any questions about the grading, please see the TA.
Mon Dec/11, 8:30 am: Final Exam Information.
- Day: Thursday, Dec 14
- Time: 4-6 pm
- Location: PHY 1201
Wed Oct/29, 1:53 pm: Project #6 posted.
Mon Nov/27, 8:30 am: Regarding the lecture for Monday Dec 4: There will be no lecture that day.
Mon Nov/27, 8:30 am: Regarding office hours:
- Nelson's office hours for Friday Dec 1 are cancelled.
- Nelson's office hours for Monday Dec 4 will be held by Evan Golub (AVW 1115).
Fri Nov/17, 8:48 pm: The lecture for Wednesday Nov 22 (Wednesday before Thanksgiving) is canceled. If you need any assistance, Nelson will be holding office hours during the lecture time in his office.
Fri Nov/10, 8:01 am: Office hours change
Evan Golub's office hours Thursday November 16th will be 10:30-11:30 instead of 11:30-12:30 - this is a one-time change to that time slot.
Thu Nov/09, 4:59 pm: Project #5 posted.
Thu Nov/09, 4:55 pm: Fifth Reading Assignment The fifth in-class discussion will take place on Fri Nov 17. The material you need to read can be found in the Documents section of the class web page.
Tue Nov/7, 3:32 pm:
In project 4, task #16, the word "book" was missing at the end of the first sentence - it should end "...Tongan children's book."
Thu Oct/26, 2:36 pm: Project #4 posted.
Wed Oct/18, 2:23 pm: We will be returning the graded midterm on Friday. Make sure you pick up your exam.
Wed Oct/18, 2:18 pm: Four Reading Assignment The fourth in-class discussion will take place on Fri Oct 27. The material you need to read can be found in the Documents section of the class web page.
Fri Oct/13, 12:58 pm: True names paper assignment posted. The paper's requirements can be found in the Documents section of the class web page.
Tue Oct/10, 12:34 pm: Project #3 posted.