CS2130.01 Mobile Web Applications Development

Location: Bennington College
Term(s): Fall 2011
Class size: TBD

We will learn how HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript can be used to create Web (i.e., non-native) applications for smart phones. We will build several applications that demonstrate the potential to address mobile computing needs.

Prerequisite: Ideally, some experience with HTML, CSS, and/or JavaScript. For those without such experience, a short workshop (TBA) will be offered
Credits: 2
Time: M/Th 4:10 – 6pm
(This class meets during the SECOND seven weeks)

CS4150.01: Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

Location: Bennington College
Term(s): Fall 2011
Class size: 5

For students with some programming experience, we will explore the structure, syntax, and philosophy of seven different programming languages in an effort to understand the reasoning underlying each model of problem solving and the types of problems to which each is well-suited.

Prerequisite: Programming experience or permission of instructor.
Credits: 2
Time: M/Th 4:10 – 6pm
(This class meets during the FIRST seven weeks)

CS2110.01: Computing Fundamentals

Location: Bennington College
Term(s): Fall 2011
Class size: ~ 20 students/term

Students will rediscover the foundational ideas that gave rise to modern computing including Boolean logic, binary arithmatic, algorithms, Turing machines, transistor logic, stored program computing, and modern computer hardware and software architectures. Students will learn to program in at least one computer language and will explore the problem solving idioms unique to computational thinking.