CSE 330: Operating Systems - Course
Attendance is required. On-campus
students are expected to be present on campus during the semester. Excused
absences include specific reasons such as medical, religious, University
sanctioned activities. Note that there is a strong correlation between class
attendance and grade (even though attendance is not counted towards grade). [Attend
You are expected to use the
discussion board. Important announcements, clarifications and other timely
communication will be posted there – you are responsible to be aware of these.
In addition, questions about the
class, material, projects and such have to be asked on the discussion forum.
Direct email questions to me should be limited to confidential matters or
things that only affect you. [Use forum]
Assignments and Projects
Assignments and projects will be
posted on the class web page. The due dates are strict. Submissions are to be
made in class (hardcopy) or electronic (CANVAS) as required. Electronic
assignment deadline is midnight on the posted date. Late assignments may not be
and submit on time]
The exam dates are posted. These
cannot be changed, except due to unforeseen events such as emergencies. [Take the exam]
The final grade is derived from an
overall score which is a weighted sum of the assignments and exams. This score
will determine your class rank and the class rank determines your grade.
Approximately 30% of the class can expect an A and another 30% - 35% can expect
a B. C, D, E are for poorer performance (the majority of this group can expect
a C). These percentages are just a guideline.
There will be no makeup, such as extra credit work, extra credit exams and/or
other methods beyond what all students are expected to do. Extra credit warps
class rankings. [No