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CS01a

Problem Solving with Java

Class Description:

In CS01a, the focus of the class shifts from theoretical concepts to prioritizing algorithmic problem solving. This intense, college-paced course introduces difficult new ideas and data structures such as recursion and in depth Java classes. Students will be asked to complete 5-20 lines of code per problem for homework assignments, 100-200 lines of code for projects, and an average of one quiz per 4 topics. CS01a is taught online only.

Prerequisites:

CS00b or permission of instructor

Class Features:
Homework/Quizzes

Weekly Problem Sets

Quizzes

Our homework is done online
Virtual Machine (VM)

Included for Online Classes

A Virtual Machine is a remote desktop that allows students to connect to it from anywhere. We provide VMs so that students use it during classes and to work on homework.
Student Support:
Office Hours with
Teacher's Assistants

Office hours are led by our highly qualified teaching assistants. It is an easy and free way to get immediate feeback on your code. Our homework is difficult - office hours can help you overcome obstacles and develop a stronger understanding of the material!
Audio Lectures

We provide pre-recorded Audio Lectures to allow for students to self-study, practice, and learn CS.
Online Textbook

We provide a online, interactive, Java & Algorithms textbook to allow for students to self-study, practice, and learn CS.
Class Recordings

We provide recordings of our classes for if a student misses or needs to re-listen to a class.
Parent Support:
Student Progress Report

The parent account dashboard allows for parents to track their student's progress in the class.
Syllabus:

Fern Fractal: A demo of the topic Recursions.

Platformer Game

Attractor: Sheet of dots that are evenly spaced, and left click or right click will attract or repel the dots.

Game of Life: Think of each cell as something that is alive or dead. If you have too few or too many neighbors, then the cells die. If there is the right amount of neighbors, the cells either continues living, or if it's dead, it will get resprung.

Falling Words: This is a word salad. A paragraph is sliced up, and the words are released down.

Connect 4 Game

Online Class Options:

Spring Semester
18 weekly lessons
Wed Jan 30 - Jun 12
4:10 - 5:10pm ET
$1295/semester
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Spring Semester
18 weekly lessons
Thu Jan 31 - Jun 13
7:25pm -8:25pm ET
$1295/semester
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Spring Semester
18 weekly lessons
Fri Feb 1 - Jun 14
7:25pm -8:25pm ET
$1295/semester
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Spring Semester
18 weekly lessons
Sat Feb 2 - Jun 15
1:50pm - 2:50pm ET
$1295/semester
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