On this page:
1. The Basics, Atomic Data
2. Intervals and Enumerations
3. Structures
4. Large Data 1
5. Large Data 2
6. Large Data 3
7. Abstraction
8. Abstraction
9. Using Abstractions
10. Spring Break
11. Mutual Recursion
12. Generative Recursion
13. Accumulators 1
14. Accumulators 2
15. Universe
16. Wrapping up
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Syllabus

The following overview describes each week in the semester.

1. The Basics, Atomic Data

Dates: Week of 1/8
Reading: Prologue, I:1-3
DrRacket, BSL, the design recipe, Numbers, Strings, and Images
Videos: DrRacket Images Operators and Definitions animate Table Method

2. Intervals and Enumerations

Dates: Week of 1/15
Reading: I:4
Conditionals, booleans (no class on 1/15)
Videos: cond The Design Recipe Signatures and Purpose Statements Templates Templates for Enumerations Testing

3. Structures

Dates: Week of 1/22
Reading: I:5
Enumerations, structures, big-bang
Videos: Structures Templates for Structures big-bang Key Events Mouse Events

4. Large Data 1

Dates: Week of 1/29
Reading: I:6
Enumerations (unions) of structures, recursion with structures
Videos: The Stepper Defining a World Recursion

5. Large Data 2

Dates: Week of 2/5
Reading: II:8-9
Helper functions, lists
Videos: Trees More Trees Templates for Lists

6. Large Data 3

Dates: Week of 2/12
Reading: II:10-13
More lists, Alien Invaders

7. Abstraction

Dates: Week of 2/19
Reading: III:14-15
Alien Invaders, ISL, abstraction
Videos: Abstraction

8. Abstraction

Dates: Week of 2/26
Reading: III:16
abstraction, Midterm exam on Tuesday, sorting
Videos: Abstracting Data Definitions More Abstraction

9. Using Abstractions

Dates: Week of 3/5
Reading: III:17-18
built-in abstractions, local, lambda

10. Spring Break

Dates: Week of 3/12
Reading: No class

11. Mutual Recursion

Dates: Week of 3/19
Reading: IV:19-21

Videos: Mutual Recursion More Mutual Recursion

12. Generative Recursion

Dates: Week of 3/26
Reading: V:25-26

13. Accumulators 1

Dates: Week of 4/2
Reading: VI:31-32

14. Accumulators 2

Dates: Week of 4/9
Reading:

15. Universe

Dates: Week of 4/16
Reading:

16. Wrapping up

Dates: Week of 4/23
Reading: