Randolph Langley, firstname.lastname@example.org 644-4290.
Tuesday and Thursday, 12:30 until 13:45 in 016 Love Building
Tuesday, immediately after class in 016 Love
Wednesday 10:00AM – 11:00AM in 208B MCH
Thursday, immediately after class in 016 Love
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. It has a heritage rich in powerful tools that originated in that environment. It also has 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
Learning Perl, 5th Edition, by Randall Schwartz, Tom Phoenix; brian d foy; O'Reilly, 2008
(Note: I have used the Safari links above; if you have a Safari account, you may be able to read these online.)
Midterm #1 (given on Tuesday, September 30th from 12:30 to 13:45)
Midterm #2 (given on Tuesday, November 4th from 12:30 to 13:45)
Final Exam (given on Thursday, December 11th, form 3:00 to 5:00pm)
|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 50% deduction for any late submissions.
Exams are scheduled in advance and you are expected to take them when scheduled.
Attendance at all class meetings is expected, and I will take attendance throughout the semester. Attendance and participation will have an effect on your grade for the course. Please extend courtesy in this 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 should check your electronic mail frequently for information about this course, as well as the class home page. 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||24||25||26||27||28||29||30||01||First week of classes|
|August/September||31||1||2||3||4||5||6||02||Labor Day holiday on Monday|
|September/October||28||29||30||1||2||3||4||06||Mid-term #1 is on Tuesday, September 30.|
|November||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||11||Mid-term #2 is on Tuesday, November 4.|
Veteran's Day is November 11.
|November/December||23||24||25||26||27||28||29||14||Thanksgiving holiday on November 27th and November 28th|
|December||7||8||9||10||11||12||13||16||Finals week; final is Thursday December 11th at 3:00pm|