Spring 2016
 California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
IME 460 UNDERGRADUATE SEMINAR

Prerequisite: Junior Standing

Revised 4/8/16 

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

Due by class time or as shown (*in Bb)

1

Th

3/31
-
-
Academic Holiday (no class)
-
2
Th
4/7
17-2626
SPG Ch. 1, 2
MIT Ch. 8
Introduction & The Senior Project Guidelines
Assignment 1*
Reading Quiz #1

3

T

4/12

17-2626
-
EGR 481 Proposals 11 a.m.
-
3
Th
4/14
17-2626
SPG Ch. 3, 4.2
MIT Ch. 15
SP Proposals - Finding a Project. Progress Reports
Reading Quiz #2

4

Th

4/21
(on-line)
-
Oral Presentations/PowerPoint
Assignment 2*

5

Th

4/28
17-2626
SPG Ch. 3, Appendix C,
MIT pgs 187-314
Presentations, Reflective Piece
Reading Quiz #3

6

Th

5/5
17-2626
-
SP Reports and Analysis
Assignment 3*

7

Th

5/12
(on line quiz)
SPG Ch. 4.1
MIT Ch. 7, 13

Teamwork

Reading Quiz #4

8

Th

5/19

(on-line)

-

-

Assignment 4*

8
F
5/20
17-2626 & 2640
9:00 a.m.-noon
-
EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations
-
9

F

5/27
17-2626 & 2640
9:00 a.m.-noon
-

Symposium Day: EGR 482 Presentations

-
10

T

5/31

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

-

EGR 481 End of Quarter Progress Reports to Faculty

-

10
Th
6/2
17-2626
-
Analysis of Final Projects  
10
F
6/5
-
-
-
Assignment 5, 11 pm*
No Final Exam
** Note that four class meetings are attendance at Senior Project Presentations of various kinds

Attendance/Participation (dates shown are tentative)
Weekly Thursday Classes per schedule (5%)
Attendance at Presentations:
--EGR 481 Proposal Meeting 4/14 (3%)
--EGR 482 Qualifying Presentations 5/20 (4%)
--EGR 481 Progress Reports 5/31 (4%)
--EGR 482 Final Presentations (Symposium Day) 5/27 (4%)

20%

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

48%

Assignment 5 - EGR 482 Presentation Critique 20%