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Class 1: **Introduction**
(Tuesday, January 20, 1998)

- Assignment: Starting your journal.
- Assignment: Your first problems.
- Assignment: Distance Algorithms and other Computing Problems.

Class 2: **Algorithms**
(Thursday, January 22, 1998)

- Defining Algorithms
- Some Sample Algorithms

Class 3: **Algorithms Revisited; Basic Problem Solving**
(Tuesday, January 27, 1998)

- Algorithm Components
- Algorithm Syntax
- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, up to page 11.

Class 4: **Organizing and Representing Information; HTML**
(Thursday, January 29, 1998)

- Reading: Handout on HTML.

Class 5: **More Problem Solving**
(Tuesday, February 3, 1998)

- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 1.

Class 6: **Even More Problem Solving**
(Thursday, February 5, 1998)

- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 2.

Class 7: **Introduction to Java**
(Tuesday, February 10, 1998)

Class 8: **Variables and Subroutines**
(Thursday, February 12, 1998)

Class 9: **Control Structures**
(Tuesday, February 17, 1998)

- Lab: Control Structures.

Class 10: **Conditionals and Reflection**
(Thursday, February 19, 1998)

Class 11: **Unsticking Yourself**
(Tuesday, February 24, 1998)

- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 3

Class 12: **Special Topic**
(Thursday, February 26, 1998)

- The convocation speaker is discussing a mathematical topic. This will serve as a replacement class.

Class 13: **More Computing**
(Tuesday, March 3, 1998)

Class 14: **Continuing to Unstick Yourself**
(Thursday, March 5, 1998)

Class 15: **Writing Problems**
(Tuesday, March 10, 1998)

Class 16: **Objects, Revisited**
(Thursday, March 12, 1998)

*Spring break, March 14-29*

Class 17: **Graphics**
(Tuesday, March 31, 1998)

Class 18: **Java's Object Model**
(Thursday, April 2, 1998)

Class 19: **Conjecturing**
(Tuesday, April 7, 1998)

- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 4 - Assignments:
- Read chapter 5.
- problem set seven.
- journal assignment sixteen.

Class 20: **Fun With Dates**
(Thursday, April 9, 1998)

Class 21: **Coding**
(Tuesday, April 14, 1998)

Class 22: **Dates, Revisited**
(Thursday, April 16, 1998)

Class 23: **Project, Continued**
(Tuesday, April 21, 1998)

Class 24: **Dates, Continued**
(Thursday, April 23, 1998)

Class 25: **Discussion of Chapters 5, 6, and 7**
(Tuesday, April 28, 1998)

Class 26: **More Stuff!**
(Thursday, April 30, 1998)

Class 27: **Even More Undetermined Stuff**
(Tuesday, May 5, 1998)

Class 28: **Wrapup**
(Thursday, May 7, 1998)

- Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 8 - Reading:
*Thinking Mathematically*, Chapter 9

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