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CSCI E-15 Web Server Frameworks with Laravel/PHP

Work & Grading


In this course you will complete weekly assignments and 3 projects.

Weekly assignments

In this course you will complete weekly assignments designed to guide you through the course material and project development via a combination of open-ended prompts and comprehension checks.

Read more about the weekly assignments here...


Over the course of the semester you will complete 3 projects, demonstrating that you can apply the skills we’re learning to your own ideas. Project specifications and details will be covered in lecture.

Projects will be submitted as part of a corresponding weekly assignment - see the schedule for due dates.

Because projects are submitted as part of a weekly assignment, they follow the exact same deadline and late penalty policies applicable to assignments (described in the link referenced above).

Graduate credit

Students taking this course for graduate credit will be required to complete an additional feature on the third and final project of the semester. Details will be provided when Project 3 is released.

Grading weights

Most weekly assignments are worth 5% of your total grade.

The exception are the 3 weeks of the semester when you’ll be completing a project. These weekly assignments have a higher weight to accommodate these milestones.

View the schedule and note the percentage value next to each week.

Grading policies

This course’s grading schema is designed according to the Harvard Extension School Letter Grade Criteria and uses the following point scale:

Harvard Extension School Letter Grade Scale

Out of fairness to all students, grades...

Please keep these points in mind when emailing with grade related questions.