|A1||X||Prepare animation example for tomorrow|
|A2||X||Prepare CS21AFirst03#Exercises.FiveByFive (TeachingWork)|
|A3||X||Fix rem2diary problem (E-Mail from Scott Campbell <[email protected]>)|
|A4||X||Find out why my new planner pages are not getting marked as such (../../notebook/emacs/emacs-wiki.el)|
|C1||X||Set up automatic swish-e indexing of my mail (LinuxConvenience)|
|C2||X||Set up automatic swish-e indexing of my plans (LinuxConvenience)|
1. using ghostview to be a printer driver for cups : 15:05
2. CS faculty meeting over chips : 16:21
3. Niff music display applet : 16:52
From the webpage: Niffty is a Java applet which allows a composer to display NIFF formatted music notation on a web page. The user can format the page and print it using the browser's own Print function and, with the right Java version, play it as MIDI.
4. Compare notes with Dr. Sarmenta and Fanny : 17:54
Bouncing ball act method, Actor interface 5 ball version of the pong game
object array and casting?
luis: bouncing ball thing, projectile thing, convenience method, today - searching, lastIndexOf, indexOf, break, convenience method
0.5 of the class 30 minutes for find nth occurrence, other people longer find all indices, return them as an array that is exactly as long as the number of indices. two approaches. space vs time. next - sorting and searching of grade records
fanny - arrays pa rin.
cs21a - basics, arrays, vectors cs21b - style
5. Feedback on LightsOnModel.java -- cs21a, education : 20:54
Yup. It reinforces the idea of attributes and minimizes the problem>
with same-named parameters and local variables.
(They should know that they can omit this. most of the time, but it'sJust be careful with constructors that set the field from a parameter, as in: http://www.jspwiki.org/Wiki.jsp?page=WhyUsingThisIsBad
still a good idea.)
6. Just finished the [[CS21AFirst03#Exercises.Aquarium][Aquarium]] exercise : 23:16
7. Wrote the quiz, too : 23:16
8. Teaching reflections -- education : 23:46
Do forgive if suddenly writing style is abrupt. For some reason, am hearing Renee Zellweger as Bridget Jones in head.
Starting to shape up as a teacher. Very good. Having a lot of fun compiling exercises and writing them up neatly. In fact, spent all afternoon cleaning up CS21AFirst03#Exercises.FiveByFive, only to have Dr. Sarmenta suggest focusing on single-dimensional arrays for now. Ah well. Less work to do in future. Took off from work to spend time with mom, but still managed to finish CS21AFirst03#Exercises.Aquarium at relatively decent hour and with (in own opinion) good quality work. Looking forward to fun and student appreciation, as some students had expressed desire to see "fishies swimming about" or something like that.
Bought some useful books at the fair and shared some stuff from "The First Year Teacher's Survival Kit" over lunch earlier. For that matter, went to the canteen _thrice_ today as highly value conversations with other faculty members.
Also, am slowly resuming CS123 duties. Have e-mailed C++ experts hello world exercise to be disseminated to everyone else. Will follow up with more on Tuesday. Somewhat better. Have a bit more structure.
Accreditation re-review soon. Not certain what fuss is about, but am keen on being observed if observer plans to be in school when am organized teacher with funky lesson plans. Not good if will have one of those off days. Must not plan any off days, then.
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