Readings will be posted on the course website. Students are expected to have completed the required readings by the beginning of class for which they are assigned.
Teams are expected to meet on a regular basis. Instructor may schedule one or more meetings with the team as needed.
Students will be required to complete two individual homework assignments, which will be posted on the course website.
Each team will give two presentations during class, one near the beginning of the semester and one at the end of the semester. Presentations will give a complete overview of the project, and each team member must present. More details on the required contents of the two presentations will be provided in class and on the course website.
Each team will submit an initial project report near the beginning of the semester. The report will provide a complete overview of the project and plans for completion. More details on the required contents of the initial report will be provided in class and on the course website.
Each team will submit a progress report near the middle of the semester. The progress report will describe the progress made on the project during the first half of the semester, the work left to be done, and any changes in the project. More details on the required contents of the progress report will be provided in class and on the course website.
Each team will submit a final report, which will provide a complete overview of the final project. More details on the required contents of the final report will be provided in class and on the course website.
Each team will develop a poster describing their project, which will be presented during a poster session during the last week of class.
Each team will develop a paper suitable for publication at a relevant conference. The intent is to submit the paper at the appropriate due date of the conference. Relevant conferences will be identified as part of the team's initial report.
Students are expected to attend all classes and actively participate in discussions.
Most work in this course is team-oriented; however, for individual assignments students are encouraged to use the internet and work with classmates on assignments. However, each student must turn in original work. No copying from other sources will be accepted. Students who violate this policy will receive a zero grade on the assignments in question and/or receive a failing grade for the course. Please talk to the instructor if you have questions about this policy. All academic integrity issues will be handled in accordance with university regulations. See academicintegrity.wsu.edu for details.
Reasonable accommodations are available for students with a documented disability. If you have a disability and may need accommodations to fully participate in this class, please visit the Disability Resource Center (DRC). All accommodations MUST be approved through the DRC (Washington Building, Room 217). Please stop by or call 509-335-3417 to make an appointment with a disability specialist. More information can be found at www.drc.wsu.edu.