Exploration Seminar: Schedule of Events

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IDST 200: Exploration Seminar in Problem Solving and Codebreaking
syllabus | schedule of events

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Fall Term 2013
Mondays 1:35-2:25

August 26
Welcome, Introduce the Seminar
Puzzle #1

September 2
Labor Day – no class meeting

September 9
Puzzle #2
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: Introduction to Problem Solving

September 16
Puzzle #3
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: Problem Solving Techniques

September 23
Puzzle #4
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Introduction
(3) Readings: Occam’s Razor

September 30
Puzzle #5
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 1

October 7
Puzzle #6
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: Ciphers

October 14
Puzzle #7
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 2
(3) Readings: review Problem Solving Techniques 

October 21
Puzzle #8
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 3

October 28
Puzzle #9
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 4

November 4
Puzzle #10
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 5

November 11
Puzzle #11
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 6
(3) Readings: CIA’s Games for Kids

November 18
Puzzle #12
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 7
(3) Review via Introduction to Codes and Codebreaking

December 2
Puzzle #13
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: The Code Book, Chapter 8
(2) Readings: 7 Codes You’ll Never Ever Break

December 9
Puzzle #14
Before class, please complete:
(1) Weekly Reflection on MyCourses
(2) Readings: Review all puzzle materials