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Group Project - Group Project Working Syllabi

Working* Group Research Project Syllabus

Week One•  Introduce Experiment

•  Experimental Design Tutorial

•  Experiment One

•  Data Collection/Entry

•  Group Time/Discussion

 

Week Four•  Field Experiment

•  Group Time

•  Statistics/Excel Tutorial/Data Analysis

•  Group Time

•  Field/Group Experiment

Week Two•  Excel Tutorial (DataManagement)

•  Experiment Two

•  Field Experiment

•  Data Collection/Entry

•  Group Time/Discussion

Week Five•  Field Experiment

•  Poster/Presentation Tutorial

•  Group Time – Paper Completion

•  Group Paper Due

•  Group Presentations

 

Week Three

•  Statistics (Data Analysis)

•  Experiment Three

•  Data Collection/Entry

•  Group Time/Discussion

•  Practice Presentations

Week Six

•  Post Test/Self-Assessments

•  Community Service

•  Program Closure / Discussion

 

Tutorials

•  Experimental Design

•  Academic Content

•  Technology, Gmail, Google Documents, Excel, Systat

•  Excel (Data Management & Presentation)

•  Statistics (Data Analysis)

•  Presentation Skills

•  Adobe Illustrator or PowerPoint: Poster

Working* Group Design Project Syllabus

Week One

•  Introduce Project Focus/Problems

•  Students Choose Problems/Groups Form

•  Group Member Roles and Expectations

•  Idea Generation

•  Video Tutorial/Guidelines

•  Taking Video Footage

•  Group Discussion/Presentation of Ideas

Week Four

•  Group Time: Implement Designs

•  Film/Master Video Footage

•  Paper Writing

•  Group Discussion/Presentation of Ideas

 

Week Two

•  Background Research

•  Group Time: Plan Video and Design

•  Field Trip to Lab on Campus

•  Film/Master Video Footage

•  Group Discussion/Presentation of Ideas

Week Five

•  Design Completion

•  Video and Paper Completion

•  Group Presentations of Videos and Submission of Papers

 

Week Three

•  Group Time: Implement Project Design

•  Choice of Invention/Design Focus

•  Develop Invention Design Model

•  Film/Master Video Footage & Start Paper

•  Group Discussion/Presentation of Ideas

Week Six

•  Self-Assessments

•  Community Service

•  Program Closure / Discussion

 

Tutorials

•  Academic Content – Problems in STEM fields

•  Technology, Gmail, Google Documents, iMovie, PowerPoint, Adobe Illustrator

•  Presentation Skills

* “Working”- these are general syllabi from summer to summer. The actual syllabus may change based on student and faculty needs, and the direction of each project.

 

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Phone: 800.581.2522 | Fax: 207.581.2710
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