UCR CS Online courses
- UCR CS has online sections for CS 10 and CS 12.
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Uses state-of-the-art online materials/tools: web-native interactive textbook, auto-graded programs, web-based development environment, and more.
- Offered over 20 times, 2000+ students so far. Data shows equivalent performance with in-person classes, on exams and in later programming classes.
- Attendance during the online lecture/lab times is required.
- Students with conflicts may be allowed to add. Such students should be strong, and may need to do alternative work. Email the above address for info.
- Success in an online course requires maturity. Students require good college-level study skills, including starting assignments early, collaborating with fellow students (as appropriate), and not being shy to seek help.
- Programming is important, but hard. For many, CS 10 is the first course where the time required for assignments is not accurately predictable. Plan your quarter appropriately.
- Typically 1 midterm and 1 final. Taken in person at instructor-approved proctoring facilities. Students pay any facility charge (commonly $30-$60).
- UCR usually offers exams on-campus at fixed times at no charge.
- Sufficient computer access with a good Internet connection, a modern HTML5 browser (like Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer version 9 or later), and a video camera, microphone, and headphones/speakers. Smartphones are not OK. Coffee-shop WiFi is not usually OK.
- Students must attend lecture/lab in a place where they can talk freely.
- Students need basic computer familiarity: accessing files / web / email, Internet searches, purchasing online products, logging into a website, etc.
- Students should be able to participate in Adobe Connect video sessions via the web. To test, search for "Adobe Connect test" or go to: Adobe Connect test site