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

Week Topics and Readings Homework/Deliverables
1
Sep4
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions and text
2
Sep11
Conf. Paper: Capstone Projects slides 
Project Preferences
Finalize teams/projects
3
Sep18
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Team Assignment
Peer Eval-1  Moodle Eval-1
Quiz1:Ch1+Paper+Website
4
Sep25
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Basics
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Oct2
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Oct9
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Oct16
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Draft1 Tech Paper-due 10/22
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Oct23
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Midterm Proj Presentations
Peer Eval-2  Moodle Eval-2
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Oct30
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
10
Nov6
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Nov13
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Draft2 of Technical Paper
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Nov20
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
Nov27 Thanksgiving week - No Class -
13
Dec4
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual/Tech Paper
due 12/10

14
Dec11
Third classroom meeting
Project Evaluation
Click for Course Survey
Final Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
15
Dec18
Final's day - extra week if necessary -