CS 1110: Introduction to Computing Using Python
Times & Places
You will learn more about programming from the assignments than from anything else we do in class. Keep in mind that the exams are tightly coupled to the assignments. Working on the assignments is tantamount to studying for the next exam. Here is the schedule:
Recall that the assignments contribute 40% to your course grade. Notice that they are not equally weighted.
Late submissions: the "slip days" mechanism
Every student is given a "bank account" of 4 slip days that can be spent over the semester. Thus, if your current balance is three slip days and you turn in (any part of) A5 two days after it was due, then your new balance is one slip day. It makes sense not to exercise this option until later in the semester when your schedule is more crowded.
One constraint: you can spend at most two slip days on an assignment.
Slip days are counted on the 24-hour marks: if an assignment is due 6pm on the 1st, then assignments submitted between 6:01pm on the 1st and 6:00pm on the 2nd will be charged one slip day; assignments submitted between 6:01pm on the 2nd and 6pm on the 3rd will be charged two slip days. Given the constraint above, assignments would not be accepted after 6:01pm on the 3rd.
Slip days are deducted manually by the graders when they grade an assignment, so your account balance, shown as points in a CMS "assignment", may not be up-to-date.
Once you use up your slip days, any part of an assignment that is submitted after the normal deadline will not be graded for credit: the slip-days mechanism is the entirety of our late-submissions policy. (Since slip days are manually updated, note that CMS will allow you to submit an assignment late; don't confuse CMS "accepting" an assignment with the staff accepting an assignment for credit.
Notes about submitting to CMS
|Course Material Authors: D. Gries, L. Lee, S. Marschner, C. Van Loan & W. White (over the years)|