CompSci 18S, Spring 2011
Introduction to Problem Solving
- Office: LSRC D237
- Office Hours: Wed 1-2:30pm, Thu 1-2:30pm
(or anytime for a quick question, I'm usually
in Mon-Fri 8:30 til 2:30,
- Phone: 660-6595
(elizabeth.liang AT duke.edu)
(megan.heysham AT duke.edu)
You can email Liz and/or Megan to set up a time to meet with them
about CompSci 18S or CompSci 6.
Course Meeting Time
- LECTURE: Mondays: LSRC Room D243, 6pm-7:15pm
- There is no text. We will read some materials on the web.
Many of the materials for this course (including this page)
are available on
You should regularly read the
as it may contain announcements, hints, and information relevant
to this class.
Most of the work in this course will be done in groups during class, but
before or after class you may be asked to prepare some work that is
individual. For example, you will need to maintain a web page for this course.
Work that is to be done individually should be your own work.
Class attendance and participation is required for this course. Almost all the work is done in
groups. You cannot participate if you are not in class.
| classwork and class participation || 70%
| preclass work/homework || 30%
Grading is done on an absolute, but adjustable scale. This means that
there is no curve. Anyone earning 90% or more of the total number of
points available will receive a grade in the A range (A+,A,A-); 80% = B, 70% =
C, 60% = D. This scale may go down, but it will not go up.