UNIV 101
Fall '04

Resources

UNIV 101: The Drexel Experience


Class: Section E33
Thursday 4-5pm (note class meets weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10)
Matheson 407
 
Mailing list:  univ101e33 @ cs.drexel.edu
Instructor: Dr. Jeremy Johnson
Department of Computer Science
Email: jjohnson @ cs.drexel.edu
Office: 100 University Crossings
Office hours:  M 4-6:30, T 4-6 W 1-2 (additional hours can be arranged by appointment if necessary).
Grading
Factors:
Grades are based on class attendance and three required email messages.

Students are also required to visit the instructor during his office hours at least once during the term, and they must attend one of the department presentations.

Civic Engagement Requirement: five hours of civic engagement to be satisfied sometime during Fall and/or Winter terms

Fall Term Schedule

Week 2
(Thursday Oct. 7)
Welcome
- Regular class meeting (from 4-5 in Matheson 407)
- Introduction to instructor and students
- Top 5 things to do in Philly
- Assignment: email about your experience starting at Drexel - what is the best and worst things so far.
Week 3
(Thur. Oct. 14
4pm or 7pm in the Main Auditorium)
Optional Lecture: HIV/AIDS Awareness & Prevention (Jim Biddle)
- No regular class meeting
Week 4
(Thur. Oct 21)

Research in Computer Science
- Regular class meeting (Thur. Oct. 13 from 4-5 in Matheson 407)
- Overview of CS Department research activities

Week 5
(Mon. Oct 25 12-1
Thur. Oct. 28 @ 4 & 7)

Civic Engagement Presentation (Oct. 25 from 12-1 in CAT 61)
- Everyone must attend the Civic Engagement Presentation
Sexuality & Communication  Lecture by Robin Sawyer  (Oct. 28 @ 4 & 7 in Main Auditorium)
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This lecture is optional, but students are encouraged to attend

Week 6
(Mon. Nov. 1
Thur. Nov. 4)
Time Management (Mon. Nov. 1 from 12-1 in CAT 61)
- This presentation is required
CS Curriculum & Registering for Classes (Nov. 4 in Matheson 407)
- Regular class meeting (Thur. Nov. 4 form 4-5 in Matheson 407)
- Assignment: email about about your midterms
Week 7
(Week of Nov. 8)

No Class Meeting

Week 8
(Thur. Nov 18)

Study Skills and Taking Tests
- Regular class meeting (Thur. Nov. 18 from 4-5 in Matheson 407)
- How to study for an exam
- Calculus from a CS point of view

Week 9
(Week of Nov 22)

Thanksgiving Week
- No Class

Week 10
(Thur. Dec. 2)
Checking In
- Regular class meeting (Thur. Dec. 2 from 4-5 in Matheson 407)
- Discussion of issues from the Fall quarter
- What to expect?
Week 11
(Week of  Dec. 6)
No Class Meeting

Department Presentations

Presentation 1
(Mon. Oct. 22 @ 9am)
TBA
Presentation 2
(Mon. Nov. 29 @ 9am)
TBA
Presentation 3
(Mon. Dec. 6 @ 9am)
TBA
Presentation 4
(Wed.  Dec. 8 @ 8am)
TBA
Presentation 5
(Wed.  Dec. 8 @ 9am)
TBA
Presentation 6
(Wed.  Dec. 10 @ 9am)
TBA


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