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

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Sep7
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Sep14
Conf. Paper: Capstone Projects slides 
Project Preferences
Finalize teams/projects
3
Sep21
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Quiz1:Ch1+Paper+Website
Team Assignment
Assignment peer evaluation
4
Sep28
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Basics
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Oct5
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Oct12
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Oct19
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Draft1 Tech Paper-due 10/25
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Oct26
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Nov2
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Nov9
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Nov16
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
Nov23 Thanksgiving week - No Class -
12
Nov30
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Dec7
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual/Tech Paper
due 12/13

14
Dec14
Third classroom meeting
Project Evaluation
Click for Course Survey
Final Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
15
Dec21
Final's day - extra week if necessary -