Course Schedule

Wednesday, August 22:  Introductions

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: Introduction to the course

  • Course and requirements
  • Students, staff, and roles
  • Technology used for the course
  • Overview of project

6:30-8:30 p.m.: Meeting with the client(s)

***The client is coming to class. Everyone is expected to dress in business attire today.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Students will visit the various sites managed by The Historic Trust (THT) in Vancouver, WA, related to the project. Time to be determined.

Wednesday, August 29: Project Research

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.: We will debrief following Saturday’s visit to THT’s properties and being work on the research needed for the capstone project.
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. I will introduce the white paper and research for the project.
Homework: Teams will work on their portion of the project research. Team Leaders will make sure the work is inputted into the Google Doc and the Project Manager will ensure all Teams have added content to the doc.

Wednesday, September 5:  Project Research

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. We will catch up on class business/project needs
6:30:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. I will introduce the resume and the electronic portfolio. A draft is due to me in HARD COPY on October 3. Please make arrangements to meet with your Content Mentor to help you draft your resume.
7:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m. Work on your research for client.
Homework: Teams will work on their portion of the project research. Team Leaders will make sure the work is inputted into the Google Doc and the Project Manager will ensure all Teams have added content to the doc.

Wednesday, September 12: Project Research

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. I will introduce the Oral Presentation
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on the research for the white paper.
Homework: Teams will work on their portion of the project research. Team Leaders will make sure the work is inputted into the Google Doc and the Project Manager will ensure all Teams have added content to the doc.

Wednesday, September 19: Draft of White Paper is Due

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will spend the class working on the draft of the white paper and finalizing your oral presentations. It must be ready for me to review on the Google Drive by Thursday, 8 a.m.
***Everyone is expected to dress in business attire during the next class day.

Wednesday, September 26: Formal Presentation to the Client

***Everyone is expected to dress in business attire today!
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. We will practice your presentation before the client arrives
6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will give your presentation to the client

Wednesday, October 3: Career Panel

**Resumes are due at the beginning of class in hard copyNo exceptions! Electronic copy is not allowed.

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. A special panel of alums and industry representatives to discuss jobs and career.
Homework: Continue working on your resumes. The Project Manager will work with your Team Leaders to finalize the agreement with the client about the project.

Wednesday, October 10: Capstone Project

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.
Homework: Continue working on your projects.

Wednesday, October 17: Capstone Project

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.
Homework: Continue working on your projects.

Wednesday, October 24: Capstone Project

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.
Homework: Continue working on your projects.

Wednesday, October 31: Capstone Project

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.
Homework: Continue working on your projects.

Wednesday, November 7: Fine Tuning Project

5:45 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will work on your Capstone Project.
Homework: Continue working on your projects.

Wednesday, November 14: Legacy Notebook

5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. You will work on project in preparation for usability testing.
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Class Critique of your project.  I will also introduce the final paper so that you have time to prepare in advance for this assignment.
7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Work on the Legacy Notebook
Homework: Continue working on your project. You can also begin working on the Legacy Notebook and your Final Paper.

Wednesday, November 21:  Complete Assets for Final Presentation

Thanksgiving Holiday

Wednesday, November 28: Finalize Project, Legacy Notebook, & Presentation

5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  You will finish your project, Legacy Notebook, and Oral Presentation in preparation for your meeting with your client.
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. You will practice your presentation during class.
Homework:  Continue working on your project. You can also work on the Legacy Notebook and your Final Paper.

Wednesday, December 5:  Presentations to Clients/Reflective Essay Is Due

***Your 10-15 page Reflective Essay is due today at the beginning of class in hard copy. Additionally, please email it to me as a .doc file at dgrigar@wsu.edu. Do not send me a .pdf. Be sure to name your file <your last name-essay>.
5:45 p.m. -6:30 p.m.  You will practice your presentation before the clients arrive.
6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.  You will give your Final Presentation to your clients.

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