AlphaStar’s Year-round Computer Science Program is composed of fall and spring terms. A year-round course is composed of 2 hours per week for 12 weeks per term, in total 24 class hours in one semester. In addition, 2 hours weekly is required for homework on average (48 hours in total per term). The year-round course (Fall + Spring) is equivalent to the summer course.
HOW DID WE SHIFT OUR ON-SITE CLASSES TO ONLINE KEEPING THE SAME QUALITY?
The typical flow of a class session is as follows:
NOTE: In year-round courses, guided practice time is very limited in USACO courses. Students need to continue to write codes for the solutions discussed in class as homework.