CS 100 First Day Handout

(Spring 1999)


Attached are excerpts from the CS 100 website which is located at


http://www.cs.cornell.edu /cs100-sp99/




   Assignment updates and other timely messages.

Getting Help

The CS 100 staff.

Meeting Times

Where and when the lectures and sections meet.

Books and Software

Required and optional course materials.

Course Overview

High-level description of what we are trying to do.

Week-by-Week Syllabus

Readings, due dates, and lecture/section topics.

Lecture Notes

Just the high points--very sketchy.

Section Assignments

There will be twelve of these.

Programming Assignments

There will be seven of these.

Lecture Handouts

Supplementary readings.

Review Sessions and Exams

Where to go and when.

Grading Policies

Late submissions, regrades, and how things count.


Where to work on the programs.

Before You Take CS 100

How to decide if you are ready to take CS 100.

After You Take CS 100

Information about follow-up courses.

Academic Integrity

Understand the rules.

Interesting Links

If you are curious about computer science.