KSU CIS200 Spring 2008 Spring 2008 Semester

Fundamentals of Computing

Lecture: MTW 2:30pm, Paslay Lecture Hall (Durland Hall, room 173)

Labs: Thursdays, 7:30am, 9:30am and 2:30pm, Nichols Hall, room 16

Lecture instructor: David Schmidt (schmidt@cis.ksu.edu, phone: 532-7912), 219A Nichols Hall

Lab instructors: Aaron Chleborad (aaron123@ksu.edu), Matthew Hoag (archaean@ksu.edu), and Tim Weninger (weninger@ksu.edu)

Announcements (updated 25 April) | Lectures | Assignments

Syllabus | Getting started in CIS200

Lectures and labs are finished. Exam 3 is Monday, May 12, 4:10pm, at the usual classroom.
Nichols 16 labs and instructors:
Thursday, 7:30am: Aaron Chleboard
Thursday, 9:30am: Matthew Hoag
Thursday, 2:30pm: Tim Weninger
Instructors' office hours:
Dave Schmidt: Thursdays, 2:30-4:00pm, Nichols 219A
Aaron Chleborad: Mondays, 12:30-1:30pm, and Wednesdays, 9:30-10:30am, Nichols 19
Matthew Hoag: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30-pm, Nichols 19
Tim Weninger: Thursdays, noon-2:20pm and 4:30-5:00pm, Nichols 218

You are also welcome to send email to schedule meetings with the instructors.

The Engineering College's Scholars-Assisting-Scholars Program has hired Mr. Tony Clarke (tclark84@ksu.edu) to assist with CIS200.
Mr. Clarke keeps his office in the second floor study area, directly above the Cafe-Q shop, in the Engineering building.
His office hours are

Mondays and Wednesdays: 1:30-2:30pm
Tuesdays: 9:00am-2:30pm
Thursdays: 9:00am-3:30pm
His consulting is free of charge.

Text Materials

  • There is an optional text: Python programming for the absolute beginner, by Michael Dawson, Premier Press. The text is strongly recommended if you have no prior computing-programming experience.
  • There are also lecture notes to read, which will be archived in the Lectures page on this site.

Computing Support

First, read Getting started in CIS200. Here are some useful links:

For the end of the course: