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

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Jan24
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Assignment 1 (due week 4)
Introductions and Photos
2
Jan31
Interplay of Projects and Research slides 
Project Preferences
3
Feb7
First classroom meeting
Ch 1 - Introduction
Finalize teams/projects
Quiz1: Ch1+Project Papers
4
Feb14
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Fish Example
Assignment 2 (due week 7)
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
Assignment 1
5
Feb21
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Feb28
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Mar6
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
Assignment 2
8
Mar13
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Mar27
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Draft of Technical Paper
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Apr3
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Apr10
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Apr17
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Apr24
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual/Tech Paper
14
May1
Third classroom meeting
Presentation/Demo Schedule
Project Evaluation
Final Docs/Presentations
Team peer evaluation
Click for course survey
May2 CSIS Research Day -