Silicon, Circuits, and the Digital Revolution
Guidelines for Term Web Project
- The project carries a total weight of 20 points, the same as each of our
- The project is intended to be a group project.
- The scope of the project should be commensurate with the group size.
- Each member should contribute in a significant way to the project.
- Project Proposal: Project format, scope, and proposed content should
be pre-approved by the instructor.
- Pre-approval will be accomplished through a contract written and signed
by the participating members of the group and reviewed by the instructor.
- The contract should spell out the proposed activities and assignment of
- 12 points are reserved for the content and proposal -- the amount
being assigned by the instructor for content, accuracy, and effort.
- Due by 5pm on Friday, May 5.
- First Draft: Organization of the website is an important part of
- Construction of the framework of the site should be done ahead of much of
the content development.
- A logo should be developed for the bottom of your pages that should be a
hyperlink back to your starting page.
- Each page should indicated that this is a student project for SCEN103 with
a link to the course homepage at the bottom of each page.
- Date of last modification should be included for each page.
- Uniform appearance of webpages is an important element of a coherent, attractive
- Please use relative links; your website will be relocated to a permanent
home after the course is completed.
- Due by 5pm on Monday, May 8. - the general framework of your project,
located at your group's webspace.
- Second Draft: Feedback and testing is an important part of website
- Individual contributions to the website need to be properly incorporated
into the website.
- Due by 5pm on Friday, May 12. - the content of your website, organized
for final delivery
- Presentation to the other groups is an important part of the project.
- Oral presentation will be at the final two meetings of the class.
-- One or several speakers may be designated.
-- Order of presentation will be by lot.
-- Ten minutes would probably be about the right length.
- 2 points will be reserved for peer grading by other groups (intergroup
- Each group will assign a grade between 0 and 1 for each of the other groups'
- 4 points will be assigned by the instructor for effectiveness, originality,
and coherence of presentation.
- I am available for a rehearsal if your group would like to so.
- 2 points will be reserved for this intragroup grading.
- Each group member will anonymously evaluate the contributions of the other
members of their group.
- A grade between 0 and 1 should be assigned to each member (including an
evaluation of your own contribution) and handed or e-mailed to the instructor
by 5pm, Wednesday, May 17..
- Grades not reported will be taken to be neutral (0.5).
- A modified Olympic scoring will be used -- the highest and lowest grades
will be discounted.
- Scores for groups differing in size will be appropriately scaled by the
- Project Completion
- Instructor feedback, as well as student feedback, should be incorporated
- Due by 5pm on Monday, May 22. - website delivered in final state.
Comments, suggestions, or requests to email@example.com.
Last updated May 3, 2000.
© George Watson, Univ. of Delaware, 2000.