CS111 Problem Set 0
This problem set contains 4 administrative tasks.
Due: 7:00pm EST on Wednesday, Jan. 26th, 2022.
Task 1: Install CS111 software on your laptop
Complete this task before your first CS111 class on Mon Jan 24
Lectures and labs convene in classrooms with computers, but there may be situations when you'll use your own computer for coursework. Follow the instructions on the CS111 Software page to (1) install Thonny (a Python coding environment) on your laptop and (2) use Thonny to open a sample Jupyter notebook on your computer. (We use Jupyter notebooks in lectures for practicing Python.)
Please fill out this Software Status Form after attempting to install the CS111 software and running the notebook. If you encounter issues, you can get installation help during CS111 help hours during the first week of class.
Task 2: Create a Gradescope Account
Gradescope is where we you will take CS111 quizzes and receive feedback.
Step 1. Navigate to Gradescope. Sign up for Gradescope as a student.
- Step 2. Enroll in the course by using the course entry code: KYVY25
Task 3: Help us get to know you
This semester, we have about 115 students taking CS111 across four lectures and seven labs. Yeehaw!
Step 1. Please fill out this CourseIntros form and follow instructions to send us a 10 second self-introduction video (we really want to learn your names).
- Step 2. Please fill out this form so we can get to know you a little better. Required items are marked with a red *. It'll take between 5-10 minutes. Thanks!
You need to be signed into Google with your
wellesley.eduemail address in order to access the form. For example, open your Wellesley email in browser, and then in another tab of that browser window, open
cs111.wellesley.eduand navigate to the form.
Task 4: Review the CS111 site
Explore the course site, there's lots of information in there. Below are some particularly useful pages that you should read/familiarize yourself with.
- The CS111 Problem Set and Quiz Guide
- CS111 course policies
- How to ask a question
- Pair Programming in CS111
- Who we are and when we are available