Course Syllabus
Readings: Dawson,  Deliverables in red,  Take quizzes on Blackboard.
Weeks are listed on Thursday when quizzes are posted that are due the following Monday.

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Jan25
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Assignment 1 (due week 4)
Introductions
2
Feb1
Projects 2001-02 slides 
Security-Related Research/Projects slides
Project Preferences
3
Feb8
First classroom meeting
Ch 1 - Introduction
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz1: Ch1+Project Papers
4
Feb15
Ch 2 - Research
Intro Pattern Recog   Biometric Dance
Assignment 2 (due week 8)
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
Assignment 1
5
Feb22
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Mar1
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Mar8
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Mar15
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
Assignment 2
Mar22 Spring Break
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9
Mar29
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Draft of Technical Paper
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Apr5
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Apr12
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Apr19
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Apr26
Complete project work
System transfer to & train customer
User Manual/Tech Paper
14
May3
Third classroom meeting
Presentation/Demo Schedule
Presentation/Project Evaluation
Final documentation
Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
Click for course survey
May4 CSIS Research Day
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