Project Evaluation
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
Sep5
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Sep12
Conf. Paper: Capstone Projects slides 
Project Preferences
Finalize teams/projects
3
Sep19
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Quiz1:Ch1+Paper+Website
Team Assignment
Assignment peer evaluation
4
Sep26
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Basics
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Oct3
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Oct10
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Oct17
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Draft1 Tech Paper-due 10/23
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Oct24
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj status presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Oct31
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Nov7
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Nov14
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
Nov21 Thanksgiving week - No Class -
12
Nov28
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Dec5
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual/Tech Paper
due 12/11

14
Dec12
Third classroom meeting
Project Evaluation
Click for Course Survey
Final Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
15
Dec19
Final's day - extra week if necessary -