David Brown | Science Building, N2091
519-884-1970 x2711 | email@example.com
Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani | Science Building, N2091
519-884-1970 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Mr. Qutaiba Albluwi | Science Building, N2091
519-884-1970 | email@example.com
An introductory course designed to familiarize the student with modern software development techniques. Emphasis is on problem-solving and structured program design methodologies. Programming projects are implemented in a widely used high-level language.
3 lecture hours, 2.5 lab hours
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|Lecture B||TR||-||LH1001||Mr. David Brown|
|Lab L1||M||-||BA113||Mr. David Brown|
|Lab L10||R||-||BA113||Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani|
|Lab L11||F||-||BA113||Mr. Qutaiba Albluwi|
|Lab L12||F||-||BA113||Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani|
|Lab L13||M||-||BA113||Mr. Qutaiba Albluwi|
|Lab L14||T||-||N1055||Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani|
|Lab L2||T||-||BA113||Mr. David Brown|
|Lab L3||T||-||BA113||Mr. David Brown|
|Lab L4||W||-||BA113||Mr. Qutaiba Albluwi|
|Lab L5||W||-||BA113||Mr. Qutaiba Albluwi|
|Lab L6||W||-||BA113||Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani|
|Lab L7||R||-||BA113||Mr. David Brown|
|Lab L8||R||-||BA113||Dr. Masoomeh Rudafshani|
|Lab L9||R||-||BA113||Mr. David Brown|
A ZyBook is an on-line alternative to a traditional textbook. It contains animations, interactive learning questions, and more.
A subscription is $58.00 and lasts until .
Completing the interactive questions in the ZyBook is worth 10% of your course grade.
The PCs in the public labs can be used by you for your assignments. We use the Python programming language and the Eclipse IDE (Integrated Development Environment). We provide instructions for downloading and installing them in the Resources section of this page.
You are responsible for storing all your assignment and lab work on your own memory sticks, Laurier OneDrive storage, or other media. We strongly suggest that you keep at least two copies of your work at all times, for memory sticks can fail, or be lost.
Centre for Student Success (writing centre, math centre, academic advising, study skills/supplemental instruction, accessible learning)
|Midterm (in lecture)||20%|
Students must pass the final exam in order to pass the course.
Note: this schedule is subject to change.
Friday, 11:30 am
|3||2: Formatted Output||1:|
|5||4: Repetition - While||3:|
|7||5: Repetition - For||4:|
|8||Midterm (in lecture)
(A) and (B)
|9||6: Functions and Libraries||5:|
|13||10: 2D Lists||9:|
Academic Calendars: Students are encouraged to review the Academic Calendar for information regarding all important dates, deadlines, and services available on campus.
Special Needs: Students with disabilities or special needs are advised to contact Laurier’s Accessible Learning Centre for information regarding its services and resources.
Plagiarism: The University has approved the following wording for
inclusion on all course syllabi about the use of the institutionally supported
plagiarism software tool.
Wilfrid Laurier University uses software that can check for
plagiarism. If requested to do so by the instructor, students are required to submit
their written work in electronic form and have it checked for plagiarism. (Approved by
Senate May 14, 2002) .
Academic Integrity: Laurier is committed to a culture of integrity within and beyond the classroom. This culture values trustworthiness (i.e., honesty, integrity, reliability), fairness, caring, respect, responsibility and citizenship. Together, we have a shared responsibility to uphold this culture in our academic and nonacademic behaviour. The University has a defined policy with respect to academic misconduct. As a Laurier student you are responsible for familiarizing yourself with this policy and the accompanying penalty guidelines, some of which may appear on your transcript if there is a finding of misconduct. The relevant policy can be found at Laurier's academic integrity website along with resources to educate and support you in upholding a culture of integrity. Ignorance is not a defense.
Final Examinations: Students are strongly urged not to make any commitments (i.e., vacation) during the examination period. Students are required to be available for examinations during the examination periods of all terms in which they register.
Foot Patrol, the Wellness Centre, and the Student Food Bank:
Waterloo Student Food Bank: All students are eligible to use this service to ensure they’re eating healthy when overwhelmed, stressed or financially strained. Anonymously request a package online 24-7. All dietary restrictions accommodated.
Waterloo Foot Patrol: 519.886.FOOT (3668). A volunteer operated safe-walk program, available Fall and Winter daily from 6:30 pm to 3 am. Teams of two are assigned to escort students to and from campus by foot or by van.
Waterloo Student Wellness Centre: 519-884-0710, x3146. The Centre supports the physical, emotional, and mental health needs of students. Located on the 2nd floor of the Student Services Building, booked and same-day appointments are available Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 7:30 pm, and Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 8:30 am to 4:15 pm. Contact the Centre at x3146, firstname.lastname@example.org or @LaurierWellness. After hours crisis support available 24/7. Call 1-844-437-3247 (HERE247).
Good2Talk is a postsecondary school helpline that provides free, professional and confidential counselling support for students in Ontario. Call 1-866-925-5454 or through 2-1-1. Available 24-7.
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