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
Sep7
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Sep14
Journal 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 - 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
Final Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
15
Dec21
Final's day - extra week if necessary -