Weekly Log - Throughout the Term
Intelligent Building

Overview

The intent of this assignment is twofold. First it is an opportunity for you to record what you've done in the course, with emphasis on what you've liked and what is unclear. Second, it is an opportunity to discuss the course with your peers and the professor - remembering that everyone can see what you write.

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Details

You are to put an entry each week on your own page of the AE-790 Wiki for that week on the course events for the last week. That entry is to contain short (approximately one paragraph in most cases) on the following topics:

PBWiki Password to edit pages - AE4all - Use your own name and Email

Topic to Discuss

Comment

What happened in AE-790 during the week
Your brief description of events in class and outside
Most interesting aspect of the class meeting & outside work
Your comment on each class and what you've done outside class of what you found most intriguing or surprising
What’s Still Unclear

Your comment about what aspect of the week's work is still unclear to you - either the explanation or why we did it.

You are welcome to comment on and explain things that other students found unclear in their Log entries.

Note that Prof. Mitchell will address to clarify items raised here either in the Wiki or in class or via EMail.

Time Spent on AE-790
Your estimate of total time spent during the prior week on AE-790 - in hours, including time both inside class and outside.

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Teamwork

Each individual is to work alone on this project. You are welcome to discuss other people's submissions in the Wiki.

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Deliverables

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Grading

The following will be be used to assess your success in meeting the project's requirements. Note that each project will be "weighted" as shown on the grading to determine the overall term grade.

General advice - BE SPECIFIC, you'll only get an average grade if you give generalities without specific numbers, details, examples to back up your generality.

Criteria

Excellent Work Average Work Possible Points
Submitted On Time   The Log entry is submitted on the Wiki by one hour before class Tuesday addressing the prior week.
2

Time Record

N/A

Actual hour estimate for all time spent in class and outside related to the course.

1

Activities Comments

Average work+

Detailed comments; constructive suggestions; meaningful quantitative analysis; other indications of careful thought

Each comment area is addressed in a meaningful manner. with at least two

7

Total

    10 Points per week

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Updated: 4/3/06