Syllabus for CS 108, Problem Solving

Spring 2001


Week 1 - 17 January

Introduction

Week 2 - 24 January

Analyze the problem: Break the problem down into pieces and classify the pieces.

Week 3 - 31 January

Devise a solution: Create and solve simple versions of the problem.

Week 4 - 7 February

Solve the problem: Can you justify each step in the solution?

Week 5 - 14 February

Analyze the solution - Is it correct?

Week 6 - 21 February

Analyze the problem - Can you break down the problem?

Week 7 - 18 February

Devise a solution - Have you solved this problem before?

Week 8 - 7 March

No class - Spring Break

Week 9 - 14 March

Solve the problem - Are your steps correct?

Week 10 - 21 March

Analyze the solution - Did you solve this problem well?

Week 11 - 28 March

Analyze the problem - Have you seen this problem before?

Week 12 - 4 April

Devise a solution - Can you restate the problem?

Week 13 - 11 April

Solve the problem - Is your argument clear?

Week 14 - 18 April

Analyze the solution - Is there something to remember for next time?

Week 15 - 25 April

Recapitulation


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