EE/CprE/SE 491 Tentative Weekly Schedule

Weekly Topic Tuesday
(2245 Coover)
Individual Assignments Other Team Deliverables
Week 1
1/8 - 1/12
Course overview;
Project descriptions (link)
Project preferences form (link);
Assignments (link)
Week 2
1/15 - 1/19
Thinking about Graduate School? (Vicky Thorland-Oster, ECpE Student Services);
Working with Clients (Carey Novak, CIRAS)
Reflection: Team Expectations and Setting Roles
Week 3
1/22 - 1/26
Building Empathy with Users (Nicholas Fila, College of Design)
Tech Talk: Modern HW/SW Project Management (Brendan Bartels, Workiva)
Weekly Status Report-01
Week 4
1/29 - 2/2
Lightning Talks: Elevator Pitches Reflection: Design Thinking Pre-Workshop Weekly Status Report-02
Week 5
2/5 - 2/9
No class - Career Fair Project Plan (v1)
Team Web Site (v1)
Week 6
2/12 - 2/16
Design Thinking Workshop (Nicholas Fila, College of Design) Reflection: Design Thinking Post-Workshop Weekly Status Report-03
Week 7
2/19 - 2/23
Lightning Talks: Project Plans Weekly Status Report-04
Week 8
2/26 - 3/2
Tech Talk: Fabrication Facilities at ISU (Lee Harker, ECpE ETG)
Tech Talk: Designing Printed Circuit Boards (Gary Tuttle, ECpE)
Reflection: Areas of Professional Responsibility Design Document (v1)
Week 9
3/5 - 3/9
Team Work Session #1 Weekly Status Report-05
Spring Break
3/12 - 3/16
Week 10
3/19 - 3/23
Tech Talk: Real-World Signal Acquisition and Analysis (Phillip Jones, ECpE and Nathan Neihart, ECpE) Reflection: Engineering Standards Project Plan (v2)
Weekly Status Report-06
Week 11
3/26 - 3/30
Lightning Talks: Technical Challenges Weekly Status Report-07
Week 12
4/2 - 4/6
Lightning Talks: Technical Challenges (cont.) Weekly Status Report-08
Week 13
4/9 - 4/13
Team Work Session #2 Reflection: Peer Team Evaluation Weekly Status Report-09
Week 14
4/16 - 4/20
Finishing up the Semester Project plan (final)
Weekly Status Report-10
Week 15
4/23 - 4/27
Final presentations to panel (Mon-Tue) - (signup), (schedule);
Final report / presentation to client
Design document (v2)
Team Web Site (v2)
Week 16
4/30 - 5/4
Finals week - no class Reflection: Client / Panel Feedback

EE/CprE/SE 492 Tentative Weekly Schedule

Weekly Topic Scheduled Events
Other Team Deliverables
Week 1
1/8 - 1/12
Preliminary discussions (2245 Coover)
Weeks 2-5
1/15 - 2/9
Individual meetings with each group
Weeks 6-9
2/12 - 3/9
Biweekly status reports
Week 10
3/19 - 3/23
Townhall meeting (2245 Coover)
Weeks 11-14
3/26 - 4/20
Individual meetings with each group Project poster due
Week 15
4/23 - 4/27
Final IRP presentation and demos (Wed-Fri) ;
Final report/presentation to client
Design document (final)
Team Web Site (final)