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Lawrence Snyder
CSE 190
Seattle Campus

Current Topics in Computer Science and Engineering

Class description

CSE 190E -- Computer Science Principles.

Computer Science Principles is a new course under development that seeks to broaden participation in computing and computer science. Development is being led by a team of computer science educators organized by the College Board and the National Science Foundation.

Introduces fundamental concepts of computer science and computational thinking. Includes logical reasoning, problem solving, data representation, abstraction, the creation of “digital artifacts” such as Web pages and programs, managing complexity, operation of computers and networks, effective Web searching, ethical, legal and social aspects of information technology.

go to http://www.cs.washington.edu/homes/snyder/pilot/CSPflyer.html for more information and/or add code. (NOTE: PENDING APPROVAL, THIS COURSE WILL BE RENUMBERED AS CSE 120 FOR WINTER 2011--STUDENTS REGISTERED FOR CSE 190 E WILL AUTOMATICALLY SWITCHED TO CSE 120)

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Class assignments and grading

(Tentative) Homework 30% Projects (2) 20% Midterm Exam 15% Final Exam 25% Classroom participation/discussion 10%


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Last Update by Pim Lustig
Date: 11/05/2010