CSCI-140, Graphic Design and Digital Media

Fall 2018 — Calendar #1 of 3

This course schedule includes most of the assignments and activities. However, additional work may be
assigned as appropriate.

Work to be submitted: 

Due Dates

Assignment or Test

September 3

Assignment #1, A Beautiful Sketch

September 10

Assignment #2, Let's Get Animated

September 19

TEST #1

Covers Introduction and Chapters 1-4

TBA

In-Class Exercise,

"Moving" object team assignment -- (See Powerpoint slide# 10)

Sept. 21 In-Class Exercise (exer. 5-1)

 

In-class Discussions and Activities

Class Days

Topics & Activities

Aug 22 - 24
  • Intro — Introduction to course and to Processing
  • Read Introduction too
  • Chapters 1 & 2 — Drawing Primitive Shapes
Aug 27 - 31
  • Chapters 2 & 3 — Flow of Control and Interaction
  • Value-Added Perspective † (Fun Programming website)
  • Assignment #1, see above
Sept 3 - 7
  • Chapters 4 & 5 — Variables & Conditionals
  • Assignment #2, see above

About the stormy weather:
For the record, we started Chapter 5 on Sept 10. Then we resumed it on Sept 21 & 24

Sept 19
  • TEST # 1
Sept 21-24
  • In-class Exercise (Exer. 5-1) was on 9/21
  • Complete Chapters 5 — Conditionals

Sept 26 - 28

  • Chapter 6 — Loops and Concept of Iteration

 

† Value-Added Perspectives in this class will come in the forms of additional readings or videos, in-class exercises, review of previous material, or visual inspirations.