Revised 2012 Dec 8
Hybrid sections (1474, 1738): The exam is given in the classroom at the regular lab meeting time (2:00 or 5:30) on Wednesday, December 12.
Online section (32015): The exam is given in the IU East Testing Center Tuesday through Thursday, December 11–13. For the Testing Center hours and sign-up instructions, see Oncourse Forums / General Discussion / Exam Schedule for the Online Section.
The exam time will be 75 minutes.
(For the online section)
The exam will count for 27 points, making it 16% (as described in the course syllabus) of the 168 points for the course grade. It will cover the Unix Tutorial, through parts 1 and 2; the Sifflet Tutorial; and the textbook, chapters 1–6 and 9–12. Note that chapter 13 is not covered, although it is on the syllabus.
These are the sections of the exam:
|12%||Numbers and strings|
|25%||Control: loops, conditionals, functions, including recursion|
|12%||Sifflet (numbers, lists, recursion)|
|12%||Lists in Python|
|15%||Terms (from all chapters, some overlap with previous topics)|
As on the midterm, there will be a mixture of question types, including matching, multiple choice, short answer, code interpretation (show the process or result of executing some code), and writing Python code or Unix commands.