CS411W - Professional Workforce Development II

Spring 2012



CLASS SCHEDULE: Monday & Wednesday 1:00 - 2:50 PM
PRE-REQUISITES: Completion of CS330 and CS 410 with grade of C or better
INSTRUCTOR: Janet Brunelle
OFFICE: E&CS 3210

PHONE NUMBER: (757) 683-7714
CS OFFICE: (757) 683-5000
EMAIL ADDRESS: brunelle@cs.odu.edu (homepage)
OFFICE HOURS:
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon
Tuesday & Thursday 1:30 - 4:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 - 10:45 AM
GRAMMAR SPECIALIST: Michael Kimble
EMAIL ADDRESS:mkimb003@odu.edu
COURSE TEXT: None required.
McMurrey, A Writer's Handbook for Engineers, Thompson 2008 0495244821 9780495244820 - OPTIONAL






LECTURES



  • Notes for Week 1
  • To do list for week 1
  • Document Map for the Course



    HANDOUTS

  • Course Syllabus

  • Course Outline

  • OWL - Technical Writing Resource
  • A Hypertext Writing Guide

    Lab 1

  • Requirements - Descriptive Paper
  • Lab 1 Template/Outline
  • Industry Examples
  • Development Environment Requirements for Prototype

    Group Page


    PROJECT GROUPS

  • Maly Problem

    Red

  • Tony Chiou
  • Jeremy Dunn
  • Christopher McMahon
  • Michael Peterson
  • Alan Pittard
  • Drew Pollard
  • Phillip Simon

    Blue

  • Andrew Crossman
  • Binh Dong
  • Sujani Godavarthi
  • Thomas Kennedy
  • Nicholas MacLeod
  • Andrew McKnight

    Green

  • Frank Doyle
  • Philip McDonald
  • Justin Roberts
  • Craig Niles
  • Steven Small
  • Aesha Shah

    GRADING

    All grades will include a component/multiplier based upon the student's demonstrated Professionalism. All labs will receive two grades: grammar and technical content. The percentage for each element will vary for each lab.

    Grading Criteria


    Type of Graded Element Description Percentage
    Writing - Lab I Descriptive/Persuasive Paper 15% (Individual)
    Writing - Lab II Prototype Product Specification 15% (Individual)
    Writing - Lab III Prototype Test Plan/Procedures 10% (Individual)
    Writing - Lab IV Product/Prototype User's Manuals 10% (Individual)
    Writing - Lab V SBIR II Grant Proposal 5% (Group)
    Writing - Requirements List Development Environment Requirements for Prototype 5% (Group)
    Test Mid-Term Examination 15% (Individual)
    Demonstration - Final Prototype Product Laboratory Prototype/SBIR Plan 20% (Group)
    Website Product and course documents 5% (Group)

    ETS organization Major Field Test

    All students are required to take the CS Exit Exam during this semester. Those who score in the lowest tenth percentile (nationally) will receive a grade reduction of 10% in CS411. Those who pass above the tenth percentile will receive no grade penalty.

    ETS (out of Princeton) is the testing organization: Major Field Test - in Computer Science.







    GRADES

    Grades for this course can be viewed using Blackboard.




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