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
Jan23
Instructor/Student & Course Introductions
Team Assignment (due week 3)
Introductions, photos, text
2
Jan30
Conf. Paper: Capstone Projects slides 
Project Preferences
Finalize teams/projects
3
Feb6
First classroom meeting
White Plains Graduate Center, 6-9 pm
Ch 1 - Introduction
Quiz1:Ch1+Paper+Website
Team Assignment
Assignment peer evaluation
4
Feb13
Ch 2 - Research
Pattern Recognition Basics
Quiz2: Ch2+Pattern Recog
5
Feb20
Ch 3 - Choosing project/writing proposal
Denning: Who Are We?
Quiz 3: Ch 3 + Denning
6
Feb27
Ch 4 - Project planning/risk management
Denning: Crossing Chasm 
Quiz 4: Ch 4 + Denning
7
Mar6
Ch 5 - Literature searching and reviews
Denning: Third Wave
Draft1 Tech Paper-due 3/12
Quiz 5: Ch 5 + Denning
8
Mar13
Second classroom meeting
Ch 6 - Software development
Denning: Internet Time Out
Proj Status Presentations
Team peer evaluation
Quiz 6: Ch 6 + Denning
9
Mar20
Ch 7 - Controlling your project
Denning: Flatlined
Quiz 7: Ch 7 + Denning
Mar27 Spring Break - No Class -
10
Apr3
Ch 8 - Presenting your project in writing
Denning: Career Redux
Draft2 Tech Paper-due 4/3
Quiz 8: Ch 8 + Denning
11
Apr10
Ch 9 - Presentation skills
Denning: Programmers Myth
Quiz 9: Ch 9 + Denning
12
Apr17
Ch 10 - Final considerations
Soft Skills
Final Tech Paper-due 4/17
Quiz10: Ch10+Soft Skills
13
Apr24
Complete project work, transfer system
to and train customer as appropriate
User Manual, if required
14
May1
Third classroom meeting
Project Evaluation
Final Project Presentations
Final Project Presentations
Team peer evaluation
Fri
May3
CSIS Research Day 2013
   9-4:30, Rm 204, Grad Ctr, White Pl
Tech Paper Presentation
Attendance Recommended