Randolph Langley, firstname.lastname@example.org 644-4290.
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 13:25 until 14:15 in 301 Love Building.
Tuesday 10:00AM – 11:00AM in 208B MCH
Thursday 10:00AM – 11:00AM in 208B MCH
Unix tools are a collection of computer programs that make your environment under Unix both powerful and useful.
Unix began as an environment for programmers and it has a heritage rich in powerful tools that both originated in that environment and important programs such as TeX/LaTeX that originated in other environments but have migrated to a new home in Unix.
This class should help you learn to more effectively use
Unix Power Tools, Third Edition, by Mike Loukides, Tim O'Reilly, Jerry Peek, and Shelley Powers; O'Reilly, 2002
Midterm #1 (given on Monday, October 2th from 13:25 to 14:15)
Midterm #2 (given on Monday, November 6th from 13:25 to 14:15)
Final Exam (given on Monday, December 11th 10:00 to 12:00)
|A||90 - 100|
|B+||88 - 89|
|B||80 - 87|
|C+||78 - 79|
|C||70 - 77|
|D||60 - 69|
|F||0 - 59|
Notice that 40% of your grade is determined by the work done in the assignments.
Please turn in assignments on time. There will be a 20% per day (or part thereof) deduction for late submissions (all days, including weekends and holidays, count as days). Unless otherwise specified, assignments can be turned in via email, in an appropriate format for the assignment.
Exams are scheduled in advance and you are expected to take them when scheduled.
Attendance at all class meetings is expected. Although it will not be recorded except for the first class, attendance and participation will have a strong indirect effect on your grade for the course. Please extend courtesy in class by arriving on time, staying until dismissed, and refraining from food and drink. You are responsible for all information explained in class, some of which may not be available in written or electronic form. I will not feel obligated to repeat any announcements including those of assignments, or hints on assignments.
You are required to check your electronic mail frequently for information about this course, as well as the class home page. Assignments generally require that you send me email. You are also encouraged to use email to ask questions and report problems.
Please advise me at your earliest convenience (within one week) if you have a disability that will require a reasonable accommodation for the successful completion of this course. Also, you should register with the and provide documentation to the Student Disability Resource Center, and provide me a letter indicating the need for accommodation and indicating what type.
If you are experiencing difficulty or are concerned about your progress, please speak with me immediately.
|August/September||27||28||29||30||31||1||2||01||First week of classes|
|September||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||02||Labor Day holiday on Monday|
|October||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||06||Mid-term #1 is on Monday, October 2.|
|November||5||6||7||8||9||10||11||11||Mid-term #2 is on Monday, November 6. |
Veteran's Day is November 10
|November||19||20||21||22||23||24||25||13||Thanksgiving holiday on November 23rd and November 24th|
|December||10||11||12||13||14||15||16||16||Finals week; final is Monday December 11th at 10:00am|