Spring 2014
 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IME 460 UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR

Prerequisite: Junior Standing

Revised 6/3/14

 
Instructor: Dr. Phillip R. Rosenkrantz, IME Department
Office Phone:
909-869-2553, Office FAX: 909-869-2564
Office:
9-145, email: rosenkrantz@csupomona.edu URL: http://www.csupomona.edu/~rosenkrantz

Office Hours: Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:30 p.m., Posted by office (call first if convenient--see Policies and Procedures). Click here to see Dr. Rosenkrantz' complete schedule

Text (Required): (1)
IME Senior Project Guidelines (SPG) (in Bb). (2) The MIT Guide to Science and Engineering Communication (MIT), 2nd Edition, James G. Paradis and Muriel Zimmerman, June 2002, ISBN-10: 0-262-66127-6
 

Week

Day**

Date

Location (tentative)
Read Prior

Description

Assignments Due
by class time

1

Th

4/3
9-243
-
Introduction & The New Senior Project Guidelines
-
2
Th
4/10
9-243
SPG Ch. 1, 2
MIT Ch. 8
SP Proposals - Finding a Project. Progress Reports
Assignment 1*
Reading Quiz #1

3

T

4/15

17-2626
-
EGR 481 Proposals 11 a.m.
-
 
Th
4/17
9-243
SPG Ch. 3, 4.2
MIT Ch. 15
Oral Presentations
Reading Quiz #2

4

Th

4/24
9-243
  Oral Presentations/PowerPoint
Assignment 2*

5

Th

5/1
9-243
SPG Ch. 3, Appendix C,
MIT pgs 187-314
Presentations, Reflective Piece
Reading Quiz #3

6

Th

5/8
9-243
  Teamwork
Assignment 3*

7

Th

5/15
9-243
SPG Ch. 4.1
MIT Ch. 7, 13

SP Reports and Analysis

Reading Quiz #4

8

Th

5/22

-

 


Assignment 4*

F
5/23
17-2626
8:10 a.m.-1:00 p.m
  EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations  
9

F

5/30

17-2640
8:10 a.m.-1:00 p.m

 

Symposium Day: EGR 482 Presentations

-
10

T

F

6/3

6/6

17-2626, 11 a.m. - 12:00 noon

 

EGR 481 End of Quarter Progress Reports to Faculty

 

Assignment 5 due 11 pm*

Final Exam - Included in Assignment 5
* Bb9 = Blackboard-based assignment
** Note that four class meeting are attendance at Senior Project Presentations of various kinds

Attendance/Participation (dates shown are tentative)
Weekly Thursday Classes per schedule (7%)
Attendance at Presentations:
--EGR 481 Proposal Meeting 4/15 (3%)
--EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations 5/23 (3%)
--EGR 481 Progress Reports 6/3 (3%)
--EGR 482 Final Presentations 5/30 (4%)

20%

Reading Quizzes (3% each) 12%
Assignments 1-4 (12% each)

48%

Assignment 5 - EGR 482 Presentation Critique 20%