Agenda for Teaching Committee Meeting - 7 July 2000
- Proposals for streamed versions of COMP1011, COMP1021, COMP2011. Should COMP9021 have two lecture streams? - its
intake includes both novice programmers and programmers with
extensive experience, though not usually in Java.
- Formation of teaching clusters. Cluster leaders for extant
and nascent clusters are asked to provide brief (3 line)
summaries of likely membership and coverage, preferably
before the meeting - e-mail to billw.
- Discussion item:
Mark Wainwright to Arun Sharma:
"Responsibility for BSc (Computer Science)
We must progress this matter. The way forward is for you to
prepare a brief paper outlining the reasons for the School taking
responsibility for the degree and transferring it from Science.
It should then go to the Faculty Standing Committee etc."
- Hossam ElGindy and John Potter are invited to report on the progress
of the committees on hardware courses and on first/second year
- Second year CS program is in a mess because the CS students are
not well placed to take COMP2021 in first session (they have no
hardware background, unlike the CE students taking COMP2021 in
first session). This means that they have difficulty choosing
enough courses in first session. John Shepherd will introduce
- Proposal to change the name of COMP3131/9102 Parsing and Translation
to Programming Language and Compilers, and
revise the content.
- Proposal to introduce new combined programs:
- Special facilities for special teaching needs. There are proposals
for an alpha cluster for Distributed Systems COMP9243 and
for a Mac lab for COMP9511/COMP3511. These are in large part FC
concerns, but the TC should comment on the degree of need for
these facilities from the teaching perspective.
- Plagiarism handling policy. Should we have a database of
previous plagiarism cases? What penalties should there be
for repeat offenders?
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