Q10: Leet Arcane Studies

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  • Prepare for the midterm.
  • Help other students study for the midterm.

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Academic Honesty

Read the Scholastic Honesty Policy and Assignment Integrity policies of the syllabus. Here are some clarifications for this particular lab:

  • You must write the questions and answers yourself and not copy from another person or source.
  • You may discuss the test questions with other students for this lab.
  • You may get ideas for test questions from other students, but must write the actual question in your own words.
  • For any ideas you use from another student or person, you must give them credit by stating their name in parenthesis like: (idea for this question was from Emma Programmer).

In addition, read the Assessment Integrity part of the syllabus to ensure you understand what is expected of you during an exam.

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Project Specifications

There are two parts to this quest.

Part 1: Boss L33t Plan

Turn in this exam plan two days before the boss event.

  1. Get a copy of your plan from the first midterm.

    If you do not have a copy, download your plan from Canvas. If you did not complete the plan then do so now following the instructions for assignment 5, Part 2: Midterm Plan.

  2. To the end of your existing exam plan document, add the following three topic headings
    8. Stop
    9. Continue
    10. Start
    Keep the previous topic headings (1-7) but add these three new headings with their item numbers.
  3. If any of your strategies from midterm 1 were ineffective, consider stopping them and replacing them with other study methods. List any strategies you plan to stop under the heading Stop.
  4. Continue strategies that were effective for midterm 1. List any strategies you plan to continue under the heading Continue.
  5. Start new strategies that you feel will support your success. List these new strategies under the heading Start.
  6. If you have no updates for a particular heading, add the word "none".
  7. Make sure that all resource useage plans and other strategies are list under Stop, Start or Continue for full credit, which includes:
    1. Lecture Notes (Yours and Instructors)
    2. Textbook
    3. Projects, labs, and posted solutions
    4. Practice exam, prior quizzes and practice questions
    5. Instructor and tutors
    6. 3x5 Reference Card
    Strategies other than the above may be added but these must be included.
  8. Submit the updated examplan.txt file with the rest of the assignment as described in Deliverables.

Part 2: Arcane Review Worksheet

Complete the worksheet here. Turn in your handwritten answers before the test by taking a picture of each page and uploading the images to Canvas.

Image files only and not PDFs please. The file must be viewable by dragging it into a browser. Make sure your image file is easy to read in Canvas.

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Grading Criteria

The instructor will evaluate your quest using the following criteria. Thus you should check your assignment against these criteria to maximize your score.

Boss L33t Plan (4)

  • 4: Student completed and submitted the survey with masterful effort
  • 3: Student completed and submitted the survey with substantial effort
  • 2: Student completed and submitted the survey with minimal effort
  • 1: Student submitted the survey
  • 0: No survey submitted

Arcane Review Worksheet (5)

  • 1 point for each Review Topic completed correctly and completely. (4 possible)
  • 1: point for reviewing with another student.
  • -1: point for workwheet not clearly labeled with question and answer numbers.
  • 0 points if answers are typed and not handwritten.

Scenario Files (3)

  • 1 point for each worksheet scenario completed correctly and completely. (3 possible)

Total possible points: 12

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Follow these instructions carefully and exactly to turn in your quest (assignment) to Canvas and maximize your XP and perform your best on the exam.

  1. Submit the following to the Q10: Leet Arcane Studies slot of Canvas by the due date and time posted in Canvas.
    1. Your examplan.txt file
    2. Image files from pictures of your Midterm 2 Review Supplement
    3. Loops and Counting from the Midterm 2 Review Supplement
    4. array_colors from the Midterm 2 Review Supplement
    5. shaper from the Midterm 2 Review Supplement

Please do not put any spaces or special characters like #, : or $ in zip file or folder names. Your assignment must work as submitted. Remember to test and double check your files before submitting them. If you make a mistake, you can resubmit up to the deadline but must resubmit all your assignment files.

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Last Updated: April 06 2020 @00:38:22