CO7203 Planning


CO7203 Planning

Credits: 5 Convenor: Prof. J.L. Fiadeiro Semester: 2

Prerequisites:
Assessment: Coursework: 100% : none%
Lectures: none Problem Classes: none
Tutorials: none Private Study: 19.5
Labs: none Seminars: 18
Project: none Other: none
Surgeries: none Total: 37.5

Subject Knowledge

Aims

Learning Outcomes

The main learning outcomes of this module are in developing skills related to managing learning, data presentation, and communication. At the end, students should have improved their ability to:

Methods

The students develop a project plan relating to a topic that they choose from a list. Each such plan should include: a fairly detailed problem statement; background information, including motivation and state-of-the-art; and a proposed high-level approach to solve the problem. At the same time, students will attend lectures on transferable skills related to technical writing and research, as well as presentation. Students will be assessed on the basis of a 10-minute oral presentation and a 2000 word document (excluding bibliography) that describes the project plan.

Assessment

Marked Oral Presentation and marked Project Plan

Course Description

The main learning outcomes of this module are in developing skills related to managing learning, data presentation, and communication. At the end, students should have improved their ability to:

The students develop a project plan relating to a topic that they choose from a list. The list will be made available on December 12, 2002, and the students should register for a chosen topic before January 30, 2004. Each such plan should include: a fairly detailed problem statement; background information, including motivation and state-of-the-art; and a proposed high-level approach to solve the problem.

At the same time, students will attend lectures on transferable skills related to technical writing and research, as well as presentation.

Students will be assessed on the basis of a 10-minute oral presentation (30% weight) and a 2000 word document (excluding bibliography) that describes the project plan (70%).

Module Evaluation

Course questionnaires, course review.


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