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
Jan21
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Jan28
Interplay of Projects and Research slides 
Geographically Distributed Teams slides
Assessment of Student Work slides 
Project Preferences
Finalize teams/projects
3
Feb4
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Quiz1:Ch1+3Papers+Website
Team Assignment
Assignment peer evaluation
4
Feb11
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Fish Example
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Feb18
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Feb25
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Mar4
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Mar11
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Mar18
Second classroom meeting
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Draft1 of Technical Paper
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Mar25
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
Apr1 Spring Break - No Class -
11
Apr8
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Apr15
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Apr22
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
Finish Quizzes 9am Apr 21
14
Apr29
Complete documentation
Check customer satisfaction
Final Tech Paper - Apr 26
User Manual - Apr 29

Final
May6
Third classroom meeting
Project Evaluation
Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
Fri
May7
CSIS Research Day 2010
   9-4:30, Rm 204, Grad Ctr, White Pl
Tech Paper Presentation
Attendance Recommended