Half your grade in this course will come from your final project which
will be the culmination of your work in the course. In it you will apply
the ideas explored in this course to a topic of interest to you. Possible
topics are the collecting and analyzing data that interests you,
performing and analyzing a survey or clincal trial, constructing and
analyzing a game or strategy you have invented, or any other approved
relavent topic. You are encouraged to work a groups, though no group
contain more than three people. If your projects includes a survey,
challenge or similar phenona you will be required to try them out and
discuss them with the
class and the class will be required to give you feed back (time
allowing). During final's week the Chance Fair will take place, at which
time you will give a poster/multimedia presentation of
your project . The project grade will be
decomposed into three individually graded
a draft (10% of your totasl grade), the final written project (including
all relavent data, 30%), and your poster board/mult media presentation
at the Chance Fair (10%).
The following time table will be enforced (detailed dates pending):
Last chance to decide aupon groups and topics. If your project involves
a survey, clinic trial, taste test or similar phenomena a draft of the
survey (etc) will be
due this week.
An outline of your project will be due and in class practice surveys and
data collection will begin.
A draft will be turned in, so that specific shortcomings can be addressed
(notice that the state of this draft will determine 10% of your grade!).
Your project will be presented at the Chance Fair at which point your
written final project will be tured in.